The UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering (MERE) is a leading provider of world-class education and research in mining and petroleum engineering. Our multidisciplinary academics produce internationally acclaimed research, working closely with our partners in the minerals and energy sectors. Explore our degrees and help us find innovative solutions to the most complex problems facing local and global industries.


Our undergraduate degrees are designed to establish your foundational knowledge and develop an in-depth understanding of the field. We also offer a wide range of double degrees that combine your study with specialisations in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce or Law.  

When you study for a postgraduate degree at UNSW you'll gain the knowledge and professional experience to excel in your career and expand your professional skills. Discover the opportunities available when you invest in your future with us.   

Study a Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy program at the UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering. Our globally acclaimed multi-disciplinary research finds solutions to tomorrow’s problems today, including gaining a deep understanding of methods to reduce climate change. 

Future Students

Our career-focused programs and vibrant student life equip you with the skills and knowledge to make an impact and difference. Participate in industrial training at leading organisations or experience life outside of Australia by studying abroad.  

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Girls in Engineering Club

Our Girls in Engineering Club is a specially designed support network aimed at engaging high school girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).  Explore the diverse fields of Engineering with access to regular events, engaging workshops and monthly challenges.

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Careers in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering range over a broad scope. Mechanical and manufacturing engineers research, design, build, test, maintain and improve all manner of things. These include power plants, renewable energy systems and electrical generators, robots, computer systems and aircraft engines and cars.

We celebrate the achievements and academic excellence of our students through a wide of range of mining and engineering awards and prizes. Learn about what we offer each year, including the prestigious UNSW Engineering Dean’s Awards and Honours List.

Admission to study at UNSW Engineering is based on more than just grades. We offer a number of schemes for high school and postgraduate students who have the potential to become excellent engineers.

Explore the career pathways available to you as a graduate of the UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering. Learn what mining and petroleum entails and how we work closely with industry to provide innovative solutions to the sector.