Technological Processes in Mechanical Engineering
15.04.02 Technological Machines and Equipment

In the process of training in this program, students get acquainted with modern methods of mathematical, physical and computer modeling of technological processes in mechanical engineering; learn to plan, install and conduct theoretical and applied research in the field of mechanical engineering, manage the results of scientific research and commercialization of intellectual property rights, develop draft, technical and working designs of complex products with the use of computer-aided design tools and best practices for the development of competitive products.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Production of technological machines and equipment is a rapidly growing industry that determines the level of scientific and technological progress and economic potential of the state.
  • Production of technological machines and equipment requires the introduction of innovative technologies, manufacturing parts and assembling, which helps develop other industries.
  • Russia's exports of engineering products in 2018 amounted to $33.4 billion, a new historical maximum for the industry, with almost 70% of Russian exports to non-CIS countries.
  • Currently, 34.5% of the working-age population in industry as a whole works at machine-building enterprises.
  • Training and work are connected with the use of modern computer technology in the design of technological processes of manufacturing machines.
  • Graduate of this program are in demand on the labor market and can easily find work at enterprises and research organizations of the engineering industry.

15.04.02 Technological Machines and Equipment
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 and training programs can work at the enterprises of mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, automotive, instrument making and other branches of the manufacturing industry; in design, research and educational institutions, occupying the positions of design engineers, software engineers, research engineers, researchers, teachers, etc. There are options for further career growth with the occupation of leadership positions at any level. Graduates who have shown interest in and the ability to do research and scientific-pedagogical work can enroll to postgraduate study for further education.
Field of study
  • Computer technologies in mechanical engineering
  • Fundamentals of research, organization and planning of experiments
  • Assessment of innovative capacities and project risks
  • Mathematical methods in engineering
  • Patent research and commercialization of intellectual property rights
  • Scientific basis of engineering technology
  • Computer-aided design of machine structures and technological processes
  • Manufacturability of machine parts and its provision in production
  • New construction materials
  • Scientific basis for the design, operation and repair of technological machines in mechanical engineering
  • Scientific basis for the design, operation and repair of machines and units of flexible production systems
  • Scientific basis of mining engineering
  • Scientific basis of metallurgical engineering
  • Scientific basis of petroleum engineering
  • Management and marketing.
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Competencies in conducting patent research and analysis of the results of a patent search
  • Competencies in the numerical solution of problems and their implementation using algorithmic languages
  • Competencies in designing technological processes for manufacturing parts and assembling machines taking into account their operational parameters
  • Skills in carrying out technological and design calculations, the application of techniques for finding optimal solutions when creating engineering products
  • Skills in using the methods of mathematical modeling of technological processes in mechanical engineering, methods of constructing mathematical models and their study using standard packages and computer-aided design tools
  • Skills in using computer-aided automation of technological processes for manufacturing parts and assembling machines.
  • Proficiency in the preparation of scientific and technical reports, reviews, publications on the results of research in the creation of technological processes.

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