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Master in Mining with Mineral Technology


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Why choose our MMT Programme?

  • Subjects taught by well experience industrial practitioners, senior academicians and senior oficers from the relevant government agencies.
  • The ONLY Mining with Mineral Technology maser by coursework programme in Malaysia. A course that bridge to PhD programme.
  • An industry-centric curriculum designed by senior academicians and officers from the relevant government agencies considering the stakeholders' input
  • Flexible and various delivery modes not limited to class room but include field work, case study, real problem-based learning and etc.
  • One year program with three semesters (minimum) giving in-depth knowledge of mining and mineral topucs. Weekends or evening classes are available for busy professionals in UMP Gambang Campus as well as Kuala Lumpur. 


  • 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

Candidates who would like to apply for this programme must meet the following conditions:

  • A bachelor's degree with minimum CPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the University Senate or
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent not meeting CPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant fields.

English Language Requirement

All international students must at least meet one of the folowing requirements:

  • Students must have IELTS Band 5.0 or TOEFL 500. The certification should not be more than 2 years from the date test taken and registration of candidature. Exception- English requirement is not needed for international students with Bachelor and Masters' degrees from Malaysia universities. 
  • IELTS Band 5.0 and below and/or TOEFL 500 and below must attend Enhancement Module of the Pre-sessional Englinsh Course (PEC).
  • Students without any English language certification must attent English course- Pre- sessional English Course (PEC).


  •  Intakes are twice in the year : February and September

For more information on postgraduate study, kindly click on this link http://ips.ump.edu.my/index.php/en/


Further information :

Head of Master Program
Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Lebuhraya Tun Razak
26300 Gambang, Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur
Tel: +609 549 2888/2873
Fax: +609 549 2889
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