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Doctoral Degree Programme in Geosciences and Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing  [April 18, 2020]

Location: Oulu, Finland

Doctoral studies at the Oulu Mining School of the Oulu University of Oulu focuses on Geosciences and Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing. The aim of the doctoral degree program is to provide doctoral researchers the capability to work successfully in academic environment and also perform expert duties relevant to society and industry in Finland and abroad. Doctoral students get deep knowledge in their specific fields and also obtain a broad view of the Earth's geological processes and a general view of the mining industry activities and problems. The general goal of doctoral studies is to adopt scientific thinking and good scientific practice, to obtain a wide range of skills and to network with researchers and industry representatives.

Main subject is selected when applying for the right for the doctoral study at the University of Oulu. They can be 1) Earth Sciences, specializations is the Geology and Mineralogy (including Economic geology) and Quaternary Geology and 2) Mining Engineering and mineral processing, special areas are Mining Technology and Mineral Processing and Geophysics. Most doctoral students are involved into research projects carried out at the OMS. The employment opportunities for graduates specialising in mining are good.

OMS doctoral degree education is based on higher degree or an equivalent level of education in geosciences, mining and mineral processing technology or geophysics. Any person with correspondent degree may be accepted to the OMS doctoral program.

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