Mining and Petroleum engineering careers

have never been so broad or exciting in scope

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1st in Australia

Engineering faculty, Times Higher Education World University Rankings

3rd in the World

Mineral and Mining Engineering, QS Top Universities Ranking by Subject, 2024

9th in the World

Petroleum Engineering, QS Top Universities Ranking by Subject, 2024

What is Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering?

Aiding the world in more ways than you would think, minerals and energy resources provide every resource required for nearly everything used by humankind today.

Hear from our head of school, professors, lecturers, industry partners and students on the importance for minerals and energy resources in our society towards improving our way of life and securing a more sustainable and low-carbon future.

Come and study or connect with one of the largest schools offering the disciplines of both mining and petroleum engineering, with strong industry links giving us insight into the industry transformation towards renewable energy, clean energy technologies, CO2 sequestration, space mining and many more recent developments. 

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Energy & resources

Engineers have unique skills to identify sources of energy or resources that can be used in various ways to meet the needs of society. Mining resources helps us generate a range of energy sources, including renewable energy.

Research & impact

Our research

The School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, brings together research expertise and industry collaborations to advance the future of clean energy and sustainable resources, reducing our footprint for future generations.

Research areas

Our research areas consist of multidisciplinary teams driving transformational solutions, meeting the challenges of the mineral and energy resources sector. We drive sustainability through our applied research.


Our world-class research facilities and laboratories support our staff and students to develop innovative strategies, research and technologies to impact positive change in the minerals and energy sector.

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