Metallurgy of Non-Ferrous Metals
22.03.02 Metallurgy

In the course of training in this specialization, students receive comprehensive and deep knowledge of the current state and prospects of development of non-ferrous, rare and precious metals in our country and abroad; study theories and technologies of industrial methods for the production of non-ferrous, rare and precious metals from various types of ore, industrial and secondary raw materials using modern processes that determine scientific and technical progress.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • High demand for specialists in metallurgy and metal working in the job market
  • High variety of career options
  • Impressive level of wages and social protection in metallurgical
  • Prestige value: the metallurgical industry has a significant impact on the positive development of the economy of any country

22.03.02 Metallurgy
Mode of attendance
4 years
Admission tests
Mathematics, Chemistry, Russian
Total expected intake
State-financed openings
Tuition fees
260 000 RUB per year
Career opportunities
Graduates of this specialization work as technical professionals and engineering personnel at design and planning departments, mining and refining facilities of such companies as PJSC "Polymetal", PJSC "Severstal", JSC "Apatite", JSC "SUEK-Kuzbass" RAO "Norilsk Nickel","GlencoreTechnology", LLC "Gipronickel", etc. They are also employed as experts at monitoring and supervisory services.
Field of study
  • Theory of hydrometallurgical processes
  • Theory of pyrometallurgical processes
  • Theory of electrometallurgical processes
  • Metallurgy of light metals
  • Metallurgy of rare metals
  • Metallurgy of precious metals
  • Metallurgy of heavy non-ferrous metals
  • Materials Science. Technology of construction materials
  • Hydro and pyrometallurgical equipment
  • Basics of the design of metallurgical enterprises
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Competencies in methods for thermodynamic calculations of the state of equilibria and analysis of the kinetics of physicochemical systems
  • Knowledge of the theory and technology of industrial methods for the production of non-ferrous, rare and noble metals from various types of ore and secondary raw materials with the use of modern processes
  • Ability to solve optimization problems for technological parameters in metallurgical processes, assess the capabilities of metallurgical equipment
  • Competencies in the methods for substantiating the choice of hardware and technological design of the process, assessment of the profitability of the technology and its environmental impact
  • Competencies in performing technological and design calculations

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