Curtin University – Western Australian School of Mines


ABN 99 143 842 569


GPO Box U1987,Perth, WA 6001


+61 8 9266 1988

Overview Statement

The Western Australian School of Mines provides quality education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of Geology Spacial Sciences, Exploration Geo-physics, Mining and Metallurgy at the Kalgoorlie and Bentley Campuses. WASM graduates are renowned for their work ethic and their ability to quickly become productive members of the work force. WASM also partners with the mining industry in the area of applied research aimed to address industries’ problems.

Key Areas of Education/Training Expertise

Environmental management Mine management and productivity Minerals processing Mining engineering Mining safety Metallurgy Tailored personnel training

Additional information

A degree from the Western Australian School of Mines (WASM) will give you the opportunity to work within one of the most important sectors to the state, national and global economies - the mineral and resources industry. For over 100 years WASM has continued to produce high-quality and practically-focussed engineers, scientists, surveyors and geoscientists for the mining and resources industry. WASM has a campus at Bentley in Perth and also Kalgoorlie in regional WA. WASM offers degrees and post graduate research opportunities in Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy, Applied Geology, Spatial Sciences and Exploration Geophysics and is a major part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Curtin University.