Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences


Program description

Master of Science (MSc) in Mining Engineering Program is a degree program to train engineering professionals who can design, operate and manage mining operations as well as develop research skills and knowledge to provide support to the mining industry to have safe, environmentally friendly and economically viable mining operations.

Core courses:

  • Introduction to Mining
  • Mining and Engineering Geology
  • Applied Geostatistics
  • Advanced Rock Mechanics
  • Rock Excavation Methods
  • Mine Management and Sustainability
  • Advanced Surface Mine Design
  • Advanced Underground Mine Design
  • Advanced Mine Ventilation
  • Research Methods

Tuition Fees

Program Period of Study (in years) Estimated cost per year, tenge*
Master of Science in Mining Engineering 2 8,910,000

* The cost of the education was approved by decision of Board of Trustees of Nazarbayev University, dated 05.09.2016

* Discounts are applicable for some categories (from 25% to 90%): Orphans, Disabled Individuals, Large Family, Winners of Olympiads, Oralmans, School diplomas with honors, Foreigners. For more information please refer to Admissions Department