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Mineral Processing
21.05.04 Mining Engineering


Overview
In the process of training in this specialization, students familiarize themselves with the processes occurring during mineral processing, the designs and features of the basic apparatus, methods of selection, justification and calculation of technological schemes, main and auxiliary process equipment, and design and layout solutions. Students receive knowledge in the field of economics of efficient processing of ores and technogenic deposits; modern information technologies, automated systems for the design of concentrating industries. They study environmental problems and other issues related to mineral processing.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Wide demand in the market of specialized personnel with deep knowledge in the field of mineral processing
  • Integrated approach to learning, which includes the classical approach and modern teaching methods with all the necessary theoretical and practical skills
  • Ability to engage in scientific activities during training at the base of Mining University
  • The possibility of inclusive education in foreign partner universities with the issuance of diplomas of international standard.

Направление
подготовки
21.05.04 Mining Engineering
Degree
Specialist
Mode of attendance
Full-time
Duration
5,5 years
Admission tests
Mathematics, Chemistry, Russian
Total expected intake
35
State-financed openings
25
Tuition fees
260 000 RUB per year
Career opportunities
Graduates of the “Mineral Processing” specialization get jobs in leading companies of the mineral and fuel and energy complex, research and design institutes, as well as institutions engaged in geological and geotechnical research, etc. in such positions as technologist, specialist, engineer, manager, etc.
Field of study
  • Crushing, grinding and preparation of ores for enrichment
  • Modeling enrichment processes
  • Gravity enrichment methods
  • Magnetic, electrical and special enrichment methods
  • Flotation enrichment methods
  • Ore dressing
  • Processing ores of non-ferrous metals
  • Design of processing plants
  • Chemistry of flotation agents
  • Mineral separation theory
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Competencies in developing and implementing production projects in the processing of mineral and technogenic raw materials based on modern design methodology, taking into account the rational use of natural resources.
  • Ability to analyze mining and geological information about the properties and characteristics of mineral raw materials and host rocks for the choice of technology for the processing of mineral processing.
  • Ability to analyze and optimize the structure, interconnection, functional purpose of the complexes for the extraction, processing and enrichment of minerals and the corresponding production facilities during construction and reconstruction.
  • Strong skills in mathematical, statistical, optimization and information and communication tools for solving technological problems of high complexity.

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