Extensive use is made of CSM’s underground mine facilities, laboratories, mineral processing pilot plant, and the superb field geology and extractive industry operations.

Postgraduate research opportunities

Geology at Exeter maintains an international reputation for research and we continue to invest in top-quality academics and research students to enhance this expertise. Current postgraduate research studentship opportunities are listed on our Geology Studentships webpage.

Why study postgraduate Responsible Mining and Sustainable Resources at the University of Exeter?

  • High employability with major and junior mining and exploration companies, consultants and government agencies
  • Multidisciplinary expertise in mining and minerals engineering, geology and surveying
  • Outstanding relationships and reputation with international industry
  • World class research facilities include £2 million analytical mineralogy labs and an automated QEMSCAN scanning electron microscope; the first in any university worldwide

Postgraduate research projects

We encourage interested applicants to browse our research pages for areas of our research they are interested in and to contact the members of academic staff concerned.