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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.
During this graduate diploma program, the subjects you will study include:
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
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Upon completion of this course, you will have a recognised qualification in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy that could lead to work as a metallurgist on mine sites in metal recovery and concentration operations, in metal refineries, smelters, foundries, or in research and technology development.
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.
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