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The minimum requirement for admission to a graduate programme is a good first degree
preferably 1st or 2nd Class Upper Division in Geological Engineering, Geology or a related field in the Earth Sciences. Candidates with lower division degrees will have to attend and pass an interview prior to admission. All candidates with a first degree are initially registered for MPhil programme. Candidates who demonstrate an outstanding potential for higher degree research may be recommended to the School of Graduate Studies for a transfer on to a PhD programme after a period of 15 months. Candidates with MPhil in Geological Engineering, Geology or a relevant related field are allowed to register for a direct PhD.
Faculty members, whose research activities include studies in groundwater modeling and contaminant transport, tailings characterization for effective surface disposal, effective mineral exploration techniques, mining environmental management, engineering character of difficult engineering materials, etc are available as potential supervisors