Which online courses qualify for the CMS? See Online Courses ... click on a course title to view the course introduction.
How many online courses do I need to complete for the CMS? The CMS requires that you complete certification in online courses totalling at least 160 hours of learning content. For the learning content of a course see Duration under Course Summary in the course introduction.
How do I register for certification in an online course? You must be enrolled in EduMine before you can register for certification ... see Enrollment. Once you are enrolled, click Register for Certification in the course introduction and complete the registration form.
Which short courses and webcasts qualify for the CMS? See Schedule of Short Courses and Webcasts from EduMine and other providers.
How many short courses and webcasts do I need to attend for the CMS? The CMS requires that you attend short courses and/or (the equivalent) webcasts totalling at least 9 days and complete the take-away project specific to each course. Note that some webcasts are spread over several days with 2-3 hours of webcasting per day. These webcasts qualify as one day in total as far as the CMS is concerned.
How do I register for attendance at a short course or webcast? See Short Courses and Webcasts ... click on a course or webcast title to view the details and register with the provider.
Can I select online courses from any stream to make up my own CMS program? Yes ... the CMS allows you to make up your own learning program from courses in any of the available streams.
How long does it take to complete the requirements for the CMS? CMS students who are working typically take two years to complete the CMS in their own time. It is possible to complete the CMS in a year if this is a priority.
How much does the CMS cost? The CMS costs between CD$9,500 and CD$12,000 depending on your selection of courses.
Where can I register for the CMS? You can register for the CMS with the University of British Columbia or the University of Arizona.
What does the take-away project for a short course or webcast consist of? The project allows the student to take the knowledge gleaned from the short course or webcast and apply it to a real-life application. The length of the project is subjective but would typically require a 5 - 10 page response, depending on the length of the short course or webcast, and should be completed within three weeks.
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If you have any questions regarding the Certificate in Mining Studies please contact Sandra Wunsch at EduMine at email@example.com or 604-683-2037 ... or Mac MacLachlan at UBC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-822-4502.