University of Malaysia Pahang UMP

University of Malaysia Pahang UMP

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Master in Process Plant Operation

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 1.5 years
Intake Deadline
September & February N/A
  Tution Fees N/A

The programme aims to equip students with topics of Mineral Deposits, Mining Engineering II (Mining methods & Processes), Excavation and Geomechanics, Technique for Mineral Analysis, Mineral Processing, Mineral Processing Design and Simulation, Mining Engineering II (Open Pit Mine Planning and Design Project, Environmental Impact Assesment EIA, Material Handling, Reclamation  and Rehabilitation, Mineral Economics and Markets, and Ethics Safety and Regulation in Mining.


  • Mineral Deposition - 3 credit hours

  • Mining Engineering 1 (Mining Methods and Processing) - 3 credit hours

  • Excavation and Geomechanics - 3 credit hours

  • Advanced Techniques for Mineral Analysis - 2 credit hours

  • Advanced Mineral Processing - 2 credit hours

  • Mineral Processing Design and Simulation - 2 credit hours

  • Mining Engineering 2 (Open Pit Mine Planning and Design Project) - 3 credit hours

  • Surface Excavation Design - 3 credit hours

  • Solid Material Handling Technology and Design - 2 credit hours

  • Mining and Mineral Economics - 2 credit hours

  • Ethics, Safety, Environmental and Regulation in Mining - 3 credit hours

  • Research Methodology - 2 credit hours

  • Thesis/Master Project - 10 credit hours


Programme Requirements
  • A bachelor's degree with minimum CPA of 2.50 or equivalent, as accepted by the University Senate or
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent not meeting CPA of 2.50 can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in the relevant fields.

English Requirements

All international students must at least meet one of the folowing requirements:

  • Students must have IELTS Band 5.0 or TOEFL 500. The certification should not be more than 2 years from the date test taken and registration of candidature. Exception- English requirement is not needed for international students with Bachelor and Masters' degrees from Malaysia universities.
  • IELTS Band 5.0 and below and/or TOEFL 500 and below must attend Enhancement Module of the Pre-sessional Englinsh Course (PEC).
  • Students without any English language certification must attent English course- Pre- sessional English Course (PEC).

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