DEGREE OPTION: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in Mining Engineering
The philosophy of the programme is to train engineers and equip them with appropriate knowledge and skills required for the operation of a vibrant mineral industry which can serve as a vehicle for rapid transformation of the Nigerian economy. A product of the programme should be able to provide technical services in all aspects of mineral engineering. This category of engineers can function as Mining Engineers in the public and private sectors including Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, state and private mining companies, oil industry, mineral processing establishments, mining equipment and machinery and mineral commodities/marketing companies, consulting services as well as the academia.
The programme is established to:
(a) train mining engineers for the solid minerals and oil industry;
(b) provide a broad-based training in mineral engineering such that the products of the programme can perform effectively in prospecting for and mining, processing and marketing of minerals; and
(c) produce graduates that can easily be upgraded through postgraduate training to undertake teaching and research in higher institution and consulting services in the mineral industry.