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Mining, extraction and mineral processing
There are opportunities in the UK in mining consultancy, minerals, tunnelling and quarrying but, due to the nature of the industry, mining engineering is an international career and the majority of opportunities are overseas. Entry is usually with a degree in one of the following subjects: mining and mineral; engineering; minerals surveying; mine and quarry engineering; geology; or civil engineering. A degree in mining engineering provides the most flexibility for a career in the UK and overseas.