a centre of excellence for responsible mineral resource development

Training the next generation of professionals with capacity to engineer solutions for extractive sector and built environment.


Message from The Dean

Welcome to the School of Mines and Built Environment! We’re thrilled to have you join our community, whether as a student or collaborator. Our school is dedicated to driving sustainable development through innovative academic programs, teaching, and research. With a focus on the responsible management of mineral resources and the creation of livable cities, we aim to shape public policy and foster collaboration towards a sustainable future. Students can expect support and guidance to excel in their chosen fields, while our commitment to building partnerships ensures a thriving community working together for positive change. Thank you for choosing to be part of our transformative agenda.

The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Martin Cruz Smith



Explore our departments where academic excellence meets innovation. Discover our comprehensive programs in land management and sustainable mineral resource development, designed to shape the future through education, research, and practical solutions.


Our People

We are a multi-disciplinary group of scientists and resource specialists with in-depth knowledge of the minerals industry and built environment, acquired from years of practical experience and engagement at both corporate and operational levels.

Our young faculty members are knowledgeable leaders, and our team is skilled in providing strategic and specialist advice, developing policy, and delivering world-leading research, education, and training. Active participation in industry through research, consulting activities, and involvement in professional societies is a hallmark of our faculty. Our staff are our greatest asset.


What our Students think

Dramani Yinsongte Kizito

“My desire to develop software made me take this program to acquire the necessary skills which I would use to solve societal problems and better the lives of others.

Silas Owu

“Computer Science/ IT promotes individuality and uniqueness because it applies one's ideology in enhancing livelihood and enabling our society or the world to achieve extraordinary and sustainable goals, through practical(hard ) skills and soft skills”.

Francis Buabin Owusu

“I’m offering this course to know more about our natural resources, how to conserve and preserve them for future generations. And also prevent the extinction of our natural resources. Nature is important and it is of the utmost importance to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to maintain, protect and conserve it. And studying this course equips me with the necessary skills and knowledge to maintain, protect and preserve nature for current and coming generations”.

James Nkum Otabie

“Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is a big business” Kevin Mitnick . The drive to solve real-life human problems by logical reasoning and analyzing problems through algorithms, programming languages, Artificial Intelligence, and networking as well as the easy job market for a computer science graduate got me into the study of Computer Science, hence I believe my aspiration of becoming a Cyber Security Specialist can be achieved in this field of study”.

Bour Edna Mintaa

“I believe with the majority we can change the world to make it a better place through nature that is why I chose Natural Resources Management as a program of study”

Mariama Awah Ibrahim

“Technology is taking over the world and I want to be a part of the takeover. I'm fascinated by the numerous programming languages and how fast computers can understand and implement”
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