About UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering

The UNSW School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering is a leading provider of world-class education and research in mining and petroleum engineering. We offer degrees and courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our multidisciplinary academics produce internationally acclaimed research, working closely with our partners in the minerals and energy sectors.

We aim to find innovative solutions to the most complex problems facing local and global industries. With gas, petroleum, mining and minerals industries contributing $190 billion a year to Australia’s economy, our work is now more important than ever.

Our School is ranked 8th in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2019) and 6th in Australia (QS World University Rankings, 2019).

With the best facilities in resources engineering in the country, we are doing the research and producing the graduates who are addressing climate change. Our areas of focus include CO₂ sequestration; improving efficiencies through digital rock analysis; generating clean energy through geothermal engineering; and research into space mining.