Welcome to BRIMM Mining Education at UBC

World-class Continuing Education for Mining Professionals

A microcertificate from BRIMM at the University of British Columbia is an excellent choice for a combination of formal recognition and practical learning focused on the unique challenges facing the mining and exploration industry. Our goal is to give students the tools for a career transition or vertical growth. Our programs may vary in format, structure, length, and pace to accommodate the needs of working professionals. Choose a program that is right for you and start learning!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are microcredentials?

A microcredential is a short non-degree course or program based on specific competencies, resulting in an open badge – a digital credential that is verifiable by employers and shareable on social media. Microcredentials can be stacked for a more formal microcertificate.

What are Microcertificate completion requirements?

Our programs vary in format, length and time commitment. For requirements specific to any particular course or program, please download and review Program Information or visit program listings on our registration site.

How do I apply?

You can view and register for all courses in Canvas Catalog – our platform for non-credit courses at UBC.


When is the application deadline?

BRIMM education programs enrol students on an ongoing and open basis. To get started, just register for any of the courses available on our registration site.

How do I use Canvas Catalog?

You can learn more about Canvas Catalog at UBC here.

Do you offer shorter courses?

Some of our courses can be adapted for special delivery during corporate events, as well as lunch-n-learns.

We are actively looking to partner with corporations, non-profit organizations and other organizations to expand our mission to support and upskill the global audience of mining professionals.

Please contact us for more information.

Do you provide discounts and scholarships?

Some of our programs are sponsored and require a special admission process to attend at reduced or no cost. Where appropriate, such information will be advertised in the program listings.

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Microcertificate: Economic Leadership

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