Course Structure

Course No Course Name T P C
MN 141 Basic French I 1 1 1
MN 151 Applied Electricity 2 2 3
MN 153 Linear Algebra and Trigonometry 2 2 3
MN 155 Technical Drawing 1 3 2
MN 157 Communication Skills I 2 1 2
MN 159 Introduction to Computing 1 2 2
MN 161 Physical and Structural Geology 2 1 2
MN 167 Basic Mechanics 2 2 3
Totals 13 14 18
Year One Semester Two
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 142 Basic French II 1 1 1
MN 150 Calculus 2 1 2
MN 152 Strength of Materials 2 2 3
MN 154 Physical and Analytical Chemistry 2 1 2
MN 156 Engineering Drawing 2 2 3
MN 158 Communication Skills II 2 1 2
MN 160 Mineralogy and Petrology 2 2 3
MN 162 Applied Electronics 2 1 2
MN 172 Elements of Mining 2 0 2
Totals 17 11 20
Year Two Semester One
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 251 Literature in English I 1 1 1
MN 255 Mathematical Methods 2 1 2
MN 259 Geology of Ghana 2 1 2
MN 263 Mine Machinery 2 1 2
MN 267 Thermodynamics 2 2 3
MN 273 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering 2 2 3
MN 277 Economic and Exploration Geology 2 1 2
MN 279 Mineral Processing and Analysis 2 1 2
Totals 15 10 17
Year Two Semester Two
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 250 Mathematical Analysis 2 1 2
MN 252 Literature in English II 1 1 1
MN 254 Soil Mechanics 2 2 3
MN 256* Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing I 1 1 1
MN 262 Land Surveying 2 4 3
MN 264 Fluid Mechanics 2 2 3
MN 270 Extractive Metallurgy 2 1 2
MN 272 Ground Fragmentation 2 2 3
MN 274 Alluvial and Ocean Mining 2 1 2
Totals 16 15 20
Fieldtrips may be organised in either semester but the results shall be credited only at the end of the second semester.
Year Three Semester One    
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 351 Computer Programming 1 2 2
MN 353 Mine Surveying 1 2 2
MN 357 Rock Mechanics 2 2 3
MN 359 Materials Handling 2 2 3
MN 361 Probability and Statistics 2 1 2
MN 363 Numerical Analysis 2 1 2
MN 365 Environmental Management 2 2 3
MN 377 Underground Mine Development 2 2 3
Totals 14 14 20
Year Three Semester Two    
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 350 Mineral Resource Estimation 2 1 2
MN 352 Public Relations 2 0 2
MN 356* Fieldtrip and Technical Report Writing II 0 4 1
MN370 Computer Applications in Mining I Underground Mining Systems 1 4 2
MN 372 Surface Mining Systems 2 2 3
MN 374 Mine Ventilation and Safety 2 2 3
MN 378 Mine Drainage 2 2 3
MN 380 2 1 2
Totals 13 16 18
Fieldtrips may be organised in either semester but the results shall be credited only at the end of the second semester.
Year Four Semester One
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 451 Research Methods and Ethics in Science 2 0 2
MN 453 Mineral Project Evaluation 2 2 3
MN 455 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) 1 3 2
MN 459 Operations Research 2 2 3
MN 461 Principles of Economics 2 0 2
MN 467 Instrumentation and Control 2 2 3
MN 471 Mine Planning and Design 2 2 3
MN 473 Computer Applications in Mining II 1 4 2
Totals 14 15 20
Year Four Semester Two    
Course No Course Title T P C
MN 450 Project Work 0 12 4
MN 452 Colloquium/Seminar 1 1 1
MN 454 Business Entrepreneurship 2 0 2
MN 456 Mining Laws and Regulations 2 1 2
MN 458 Principles of Management 2 0 2
MN 460 Corporate Social Responsibility 2 0 2
MN 472 Small Scale Mining and Processing 2 1 2
Totals 11 15 15
·         T  Teaching Hours
·         P  Hours for Practicals, Tutorial, Laboratory Work, Fieldwork, etc.
·         C  Credit Hours