Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Mining Engineering

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Candidates for this degree must complete a minimum of two lecture courses assigned by the Department, selected on the basis of previous academic training and research interests. Candidates must also pass a safety training course, participate in an appropriate Research Seminar course and, take a preliminary examination within their first year of Ph.D. study.

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • MIME 601 Engineering Laboratory Practice

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The basics of laboratory safety in mining and materials engineering laboratories. Mandatory safety orientation (administration, contacts, fire, waste, emergency procedures) and official WHMIS training.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Paray, Florence (Fall) Paray, Florence (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Restricted to mining and materials engineering graduate students.

    • 1. For Masters’ students the course must be completed by the end of the first year of the student's enrollment in a Masters' degree program. Likewise, for Doctoral students the course must be completed by the end of the first year of the student's enrollment in a Doctoral degree program.

  • MIME 702 Ph.D. Preliminary Examination

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Presentation of the Ph.D. thesis proposal by the doctoral student and oral examination to evaluate the student's breadth of knowledge regarding the proposed research.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Navarra, Alessandro (Fall) Navarra, Alessandro (Winter)

  • MIME 704 Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination in Mining Engineering

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Invited-level seminar presentation to examination committee. The student will highlight the scientific background involved in the field, explain the challenges and will provide explanations of possible solutions generated from the research work.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Kumral, Mustafa (Fall) Kumral, Mustafa (Winter)

  • MIME 776 Ph.D. Research Seminar (6 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Submission of a seminar paper and presentation of the research topic in the seminar paper.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Hassani, Ferri (Fall) Hassani, Ferri (Winter)

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits of courses at the 500 level or higher, approved by their supervisor.

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