Why Grad Studies?Why Grad Studies?Queen's University

Program Overview

From its inauguration in 1893, Mining Engineering at Queen’s has held a significant position in the Canadian mineral industry. Graduates are involved in all facets of the industry and can be found at major mining operations throughout the world.

Our engineers work in base metals, industrial minerals, and with consulting companies, geotechnical groups, environmental groups, heavy and light equipment manufacturing companies, computer software and hardware development organizations, banks, government institutions and university organizations. We are at the forefront in developing computer applications for engineering design and work in close contact with the mineral industry.


  • Mining Systems
  • Automation
  • Blasting
  • Health & Safety
  • Ventilation
  • Mineral Processing
  • Hydro & Pyro Metallurgy

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Why MEng?

The Master of Engineering (MEng) is an eight month coursework based graduate program that is designed for engineering graduates who want to enhance their technical and professional skills to have a competitive edge in today’s job market.

Why Queen’s for your MEng?

Queen’s Engineering has leading-edge faculty, state of the art facilities and a customizable program to help you enhance your employment opportunities.

Program Details:

The requirement for the MEng degree is eight courses. Two of the courses can be at the 400 undergraduate level. Students are eligible to take any course listed in the Graduate Calendar, as long as at least four of the courses are taken from their home department. Students generally take a set of courses that fit their background and interests.