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The Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy course offered through Open Universities Australia is ideal for science graduates who wish to gain entry to the minerals and resources industry, or current professionals who wish to acquire specialised skills and knowledge to advance their career. In this graduate program, you will learn the fundamentals underlying metal extraction and process engineering to control and improve the process of separating, concentrating and recovering minerals and metals from ore bodies.
To be eligible for this course you must have a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.
During this graduate diploma program, the subjects you will study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy from Murdoch University.
Extractive metallurgy is an area of high demand, with the Western Australian Department of Training and Workforce Development listing extractive metallurgists as a priority occupation.
Curious about where a career in mining could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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