This course provides specialised training in the core disciplines of extractive metallurgy – mineral processing, hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
The Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy provides specialised training in the core disciplines of extractive metallurgy – mineral processing, hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy. It has been devised for the benefit of graduates currently working in the minerals industry who now find they need specialised knowledge in extractive metallurgy, and others who wish to prepare for a higher degree in extractive metallurgy (i.e. Masters or PhD).
Postgraduate study is all about developing your passion further – a one-degree-fits-all approach just simply doesn’t work for everybody. At Murdoch we’re flexible about what and how you choose to study – and we employ great academic thinkers who care about helping you along your new path. Our suite of postgraduate programs can help you fast track or change your career, establish a network of valuable contacts, and expand your knowledge and life experience.
Graduates are eligible for professional membership of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Many students taking this qualification will already be employed in the minerals industry as engineers or chemists. Other graduates can expect to find employment in mineral processing and metal extraction plants throughout Australia and overseas.
CRICOS Code: 039524F
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
- Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy (GradDipExtMet)
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
This course is best suited for part-time students or overseas students who wish to study for a higher degree in extractive metallurgy. Attendance at on-campus laboratory sessions is a requirement in the practicum unit.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
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