School of Mining Engineering

School of Mining Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mining School

The School of Mining Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Johannesburg's University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa is recognised as one of the top mining engineering schools and departments throughout the world.

The School's programme is designed to provide the graduate with the engineering expertise that he or she will require as a mining engineer. As a result, the School has, in conjunction with the South African mining industry, developed a programme of postgraduate courses designed to cater for the needs of graduates. These include technical subjects for specialist skills in mining, mineral resource management and evaluation, and rock engineering, as well as management skills in evaluation techniques and fundamental mineral economic principles.

Further Information


Head of School

Prof. Frederick Cawood - +27 11 717-7428 - [email protected]

Contact Information

School of Mining Engineering
University of the Witwatersrand
Private Bag 3
WITS 2050
Johannesburg, South Africa

Phone: +27+11+717-7428
Fax: +27+11+339-8295
Email: [email protected]