Automated Engineering Technology
15.04.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production

In the process of training in this program, students become familiar with the design and maintenance of technological processes and automated systems in metallurgy; selection of measurement and control parameters in high temperature and corrosive environments; mathematical and computer modeling of objects of control of the metallurgical industry.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • The opportunity to get a popular and highly paid profession in a dynamically developing industry: 80 percent of the top management of Apatit (PhosAgro Group) are graduates of the Mining University
  • The opportunity to engage in scientific activities under the guidance of department staff with writing articles in peer-reviewed and cited journals
  • The possibility of inclusive education at the University of Mining Leoben (Austria) and other partner universities in the Erasmus+ program
  • The opportunity to study at the Lappeenranta University of Technology on a dual education program.

15.04.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production
Mode of attendance
2 years
Admission tests
Field-specific entrance examination, degree Grade Point Average, graduation evaluation
Total expected intake
State-financed openings
Tuition fees
260 000 RUB per year
Career opportunities
Graduates of this program are employed at such enterprises as LLC Pikalevsky Alumina Plant, PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, PJSC OK RUSAL and others as engineers of instrumentation and automation, engineers for automation and mechanization of production processes , engineers for automated control systems in metallurgy, systems engineering, engineer-circuitry, designers of computing and automated systems, operators of automatic and semi-automatic lines. They work on the development and automation of control systems in the industry.
Field of study
  • Modern trends in the development of non-ferrous metal production technology
  • Technical and informational support of control systems
  • Integrated design and management of automated and automatic production
  • Control of electrolysis processes in molten salts in metallurgy
  • Modeling of objects and control systems
  • Present-day issues in automation and control
  • Modern trends in the development of non-ferrous metal production technology
  • Methods and algorithms for signal and image processing
  • Quality management information systems in automated and automatic production
  • Design of automation and control systems
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Knowledge of non-ferrous metal production technologies and furnace equipment of metallurgical industries
  • The ability to select automation of processes and production, hardware and software for automatic and automated control systems for the control of diagnostics, testing and control of the processes of metallurgy
  • Proficiency in developing mathematical and applied software for automation of metallurgy processes
  • Skills of collecting and analyzing source information data for designing technical means of automation systems and managing production and technological processes, equipment, product life cycle, its quality, monitoring, diagnostics and testing
  • Competencies in the calculations and design of tools and systems for monitoring, diagnostics, testing elements of automation equipment and control in accordance with the terms of standard design automation tools

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