If you want to develop your study further, either before entering the industry or while you’re already working, our postgraduate options are the answer.

We have coursework and research programs to suit any avenue you wish to pursue. At UNSW’s School of Minerals and Energy Resources you can advance your skills, knowledge and expertise while working to a Master and Graduate Diploma/Certificate award.

Our research programs see you working alongside some of the best researchers within mining and petroleum engineering, developing real-world solutions. Whether it’s sustainable practices, new equipment or future issues, your work will benefit the community, governments and industry.

We also provide advanced technical and management education or retraining in various specialisations in engineering, ensuring you have everything you need to succeed.


We deliver high-impact research that supports a future of clean energy and sustainable resources. Our research focuses on interdisciplinary knowledge with alliances throughout the university, nation and the world, including nearly all major mining and petroleum companies in Australia.

We offer a strong array of opportunities to excel in engineering disciplines and connect with like-minded peers. Our student community is here to inspire you and expand your university experience while you work hard towards your goals.

Whether you’re a local or international student, we pride ourselves on making university life more accessible. Our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your educational journey. Learn how to apply for funding options.