Zimbabwe School Of Mines

Serving the SADC mining industry

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Metallurgy Department


HND Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy


The programme targets Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Personnel who are aspiring to occupy managerial other decision making positions. It also targets small miners with requisite entry requirements.


Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to upgrade the skills and competencies of Mineral Processing Extractive Metallurgy Personnel. The Higher National Diploma also enables students to increase their efficiency in research and development and satisfy the needs of the mining environment and other related industries


Higher National Diploma In Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy

•   National and strategic studies
•   Operations and research management
•   Mineral economics
•   Advanced mineral processing
•   Extractive metallurgy
•   Iron and steel making
•   Structures and properties of inorganic materials

•   Quality assurance
•   Financial management and accounting,
•   Minerals marketing

•   Industrial Project
•   On the job training