Metallurgy of non-ferrous metals
22.04.02 Metallurgy

In the course of training, students gain professional knowledge and competence in the field of theory and technology for producing non-ferrous, rare and precious metals based on the analysis of the current state of the world mining and metallurgical complex and the achievements of scientific and technological progress research, production and teaching activities

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Russia is the largest world power producing non-ferrous and rare metals.
  • The country has a significant number of the world's largest mining and metallurgical enterprises.
  • The ever-growing need for metal and the active development of the metallurgical industry makes the profession of metallurgist in consistent demand in the modern labor market.
  • High wages and social protection in metallurgical professions (technologists, designers, researchers, managers).
  • Broad prospects for scientific development.

22.04.02 Metallurgy
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 specialization participate in the formation of the main areas of the development of domestic metallurgy. They work as researchers, take high executive positions in the largest companies producing gold, silver, metals of the platinum group, copper, nickel, cobalt, zinc.
Field of study
  • Modern issues in metallurgy and materials science
  • Modeling and optimization of technological processes
  • Applied thermodynamics and kinetics
  • Fundamentals of the design of metallurgical enterprises
  • New and promising processes in non-ferrous metallurgy
  • Methods of formulation and solving technological problems
  • Methods of quantitative and phase analysis for non-ferrous and rare metals
  • Calculation and research methods of pyrometallurgical processes
  • Calculation and research methods of hydrometallurgical processes
  • The nature of man-made materials and the problems of its use
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Awareness of the current issues in the production of non-ferrous metals and modern options for their solution
  • Ability to analyze technical and technological solutions in the field of production of non-ferrous metals, to evaluate their effectiveness and prospects for the development of a specific metallurgical technology, related industries and the mineral and raw material complex as a whole
  • Skills for developing technological schemes for resource-saving technologies in metallurgical production
  • Competencies in organizing, planning and conducting research
  • Competencies in choosing and using the methods of mathematical data processing, physical and mathematical description of phenomena, patterns and technological processes in relation to objects of non-ferrous metals metallurgy, analysis and evaluation of the results obtained

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