The School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering provides world-class education and research, specialising in mining and petroleum for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. We continue to produce internationally acclaimed research, working closely with industry to provide innovative solutions to the sector.
Learn the ins and outs of Petroleum Engineering, from a student perspective as well as the actual work practitioners do. This includes overseeing the various processes involved in extracting oil and gas, with an emphasis on efficiency, safety and sustainability.
Learn what Mining Engineering entails, both in terms of study and the career paths available to graduates. This diverse sector is about extracting minerals from the earth in a safe, efficient and responsible way. There are many parts to this, and many different tasks required to achieve that end result.
Discover what Mining and Petroleum Engineers do in their day-to-day roles, as well as the broader industry picture. In addition, you can explore the subdisciplines within both fields.