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Master in Mining with Mineral Technology

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Why choose our MMT Programme?

  • The first Mining with mineral Technology master by coursework program in Malaysia.
  • Weekends or night classes are available for busy professionals. 
  • A year program with three-semester (minimum) giving indepth knowledge of mining and mineral processing topics
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  • The aim of mining and mineral technology study is mainly to produce graduates with the advanced knowledge on mining and mineral technology with economical, geological, mineralogical, environmental impacts, safety issues, regulations, social responsibility related to the operation, regulation and technical aspects for the whole life cycle of the mine and on the related processes of it, from the start-up to closure of a mine. 

Targeted Candidates

  • Graduates that have Bachelor in Mining/Mineral Engineering or any relevant engineering/science discipline
  • Industrial personal who have involved in Mining/Mineral Engineering

Program Structure

  • It covers 75% of Mining and 25% Mineral Technology related subjects.
Courses   Credit Hours
Mining           30
Mineral Technology           10
Total           40

Mode & Duration of Programme

   Full Time     3 Semester     1 Year
   Part Time     4 Semester     1.5 Years


Semester               Subject Credit Hours
Semester I
Mineral Deposition
Mining Engineering 1 (Mining Methods and Processing)
Excavation and Geomechanics
Advanced Techniques for Mineral Analysis
Advanced Mineral Processing
Mineral Processing Design and Simulation
3 Credits
3 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
Semester II
Mining Engineering 2 (Open Pit Mine Planning and Design Project)
Surface Excavation Design
Solid Material Handling Technology and Design
Mining and Mineral Economics
Ethics, Safety, Environmental and Regulation in Mining
Research Methodology
3 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
2 Credits
3 Credits
2 Credits
Semester III Thesis/Master Project  10 Credits

Entry Requirement

  • Recognized degree with CPA 2.50/4.00 and above or
  • Recognized degree with CPA lower than 2.50/4.00. The candidates must have minimum of 5 years working experience in related fields.

English Language Requirement

  • Candidates should have a good command of English equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL* 550 points (for international students only) or MUET Band 4 (for local students only).  *TOEFL ITP is not acceptable.
  • Candidates who have obtained a lower result or have not taken the TOEFL/IELTS are required to sit for the Preparatory Intensive English (PIE) classes and obtained Band 6.0 in the UMP English Proficiency Test (UMP-EPT) after registration.


  •  Intakes are twice in the year : January and September

For more information on postgraduate study, kindly click on this link


Further information :

Head of Program
Master of Chemical Engineering with Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Lebuhraya Tun Razak
26300 Gambang, Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur
Tel: +609 549 2888
Fax: +609 549 2889
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