Information Technology in Management
27.03.04 Technical Control System

In the course of training in this specialization, students study current trends in the development of automation and control tools and systems in industry, business and economics; principles of organization and architecture of automated and computer-aided control and management systems; methods and tools for developing mathematical, information and software support for automation and control systems; methods of analysis of computational and information processes related to the functioning of software for automation systems; principles, methods and ways of integrating hardware and software means for the creation of automation and control systems

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Broad demand for professionals with in-depth knowledge and skills in the design, manufacturing and operating systems and controls on the job market
  • Opportunity to continue training in this direction in the Master’s degree and postgraduate studies at St. Petersburg Mining University
  • The possibility to take part in scientific activities during the undergraduate training at the base of St. Petersburg Mining University
  • The possibility of inclusive education in foreign partner universities with the issuance of diplomas of international standard
  • An integrated approach to training, including a comprehensive study of modern software and hardware design, monitoring, technical diagnostics and industrial testing

27.03.04 Technical Control System
Mode of attendance
4 years
Admission tests
Mathematics, Computer science, Russian
Number of contract-based openings
State-financed openings
Tuition fees
130 000 RUB per semester
Career opportunities
Graduates of this specialization can work as specialists in the field of modern computer control systems and information processing. Knowledge of modern hardware and software and information technologies allows graduates to work successfully in the field of automation of technological and business processes in industrial enterprises, as well as in the oil and gas sector of St. Petersburg and the Northwest region of Russia. Graduates occupy the positions of engineers, leading engineers, commissioning specialists, system administrators, control, software and hardware systems developers and researchers at various design bureaus and institutions
Field of study
  • Identification and diagnostics of control systems
  • Theoretical electrical engineering
  • Electronics
  • Technical means of automation and control
  • Automatic control theory
  • Design of automated process control systems
  • Information support of control systems
  • Automated information management systems
  • Mathematical foundations of the theory of systems
  • Algorithm development for and control of technical systems
  • Mathematical modeling of systems with distributed parameters
  • Programming and basics of algorithm development
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Solid basic engineering training
  • Skills in technical, informational and algorithmic support of the automation and control systems
  • Strong skills in the use of methods and hardware and software for modeling, identification and technical diagnostics of dynamic objects of various physical nature
  • Skills to ensure the manufacturability of products and their manufacturing processes, assessing the economic efficiency of technological processes
  • Experience in field studies and computer modeling of objects and control processes using modern mathematical methods, hardware and software
  • Skills in supporting a unified information space for planning and managing an enterprise at all stages of the product life cycle

Additional opportunities
Learning foreign languages (English, German, French) in addition to studying Russian
University departments invite foreign lecturers to teach courses or deliver lectures on particular topics. These courses are taught in foreign languages.
Acquiring skills in working with modern software complexes and equipment
Research activities under the guidance of department professor and associate professors