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NEW POST MASTER DEGREE® offered by three French  higher Education institutions MINES ParisTech, Géologie Nancy, MINES Nancy
in the framework of the “Mine & Society” Network of Excellence

MINERALES RESOURCES INDUSTRY & SOCIETY (MIRIS)
To train experts for the mineral resources industry in order to assist the mining sector towards 
the best possible integration of mining projects in their physical and human environment 
through dialogue between the territory stakeholders 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND ?
PROGRAMME
  • Professionals of the mining industry, 
  • Environmental engineers, 
  • Young graduates (MSc or MEng), 
  • Technicians with professional experience, 
  • Executives and decision makers in economic and social development, executives of public administrations, 
  • Teachers, trainers … 

CORE COURSES: mineral resources industry and society  
(450 hours – 25 ECTS) in Fontainebleau (France) near Paris 
Field works in geology, mining and environment; mining methods and processing; economics of mining projects; environmental, social and human issues; crisis simulation; technical visits 

  
MAJOR 1 – Open-pit and underground mining operations 
(390 hours – 20 ECTS) in Fontainebleau (France) 
Geomechanics and water management; deposit modelling and mine planning; technical aspects (blasting, sizing of mining equipment fleet, etc.); sampling and reconciliation; uncertainties and risks; synthesis project “from exploration to mining”; technical visits 
  
MAJOR 2 – Exploration and modelling of deposits  
(330 hours – 20 ECTS) in Nancy (France) 
Integrated models of deposits and provinces, anomalies, structural and geodynamic frameworks, sedimentary basins, presentation of major types of deposits, Mineral characterization, modeling and evaluation of deposits, exploration of metallic deposits 
  
MAJOR 3 – Beneficiation and mineral processing  
(390 hours – 20 ECTS) in Nancy (France) 
Characterization of the mineral / water interface; resource modelling and evaluation; mining of mineral raw materials; ore processing and case studies; advanced mineral processing; recycling; resource management 

 
MAJOR 4 – Public Administration of Mines  
(330 hours – 20 ECTS) in Fontainebleau (France) 
Public policies of the mining sector; mining contracts and their negotiation; analysis; economic and financial management: application to mining activities; taxation 
 
PROFESSIONNAL THESIS : 630 hours – 30 ECTS, from May to September

INFORMATION
Next session: September 30, 2019 
Duration: 12 months 

 Core courses: October 2019 to January 2020 
Majors: February to April 2020 
Language: French / English 

 Régistration until to julne 2019 
 
Donwload the application form  
 
Training location : 

Pratical informations

MINES ParisTech - Centre de Géosciences 
35 rue Saint-Honoré - 77300 FONTAINEBLEAU - FRANCE 
 
Download the training flyer
CONTACTS

Mrs Patricia Fraile 
Traing assistant 
 
+33 1 64 69 49 04 
resp_miris@geosciences.mines-paristech.fr 
 
Cost for company : 15 000 € 
Cost for individual student : 7 500 € 
+ Registration fees : 800 €

WHY A PROFESSIONAL THESIS ?
The professional thesis is a study and research work applied to each major of the programme. The subject is defined by the student and his/her organization or company of origin in relationship with his/her actual or future professional concerns. During this work, the student is supervised by an academic tutor and a professional tutor.
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