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Mining Environmental Studies
21.05.04 Mining Engineering


Overview
In the process of training in this specialization, students become familiar with the basics of rational use of natural resources and environmental legislation, software in the field of environmental protection, work and the device of cleaning equipment, organization of engineering and environmental surveys. Students also study modern methods of environmental monitoring, the procedure for conducting environmental assessments of projects for the expansion and reconstruction of existing industries, as well as the creation of new ones. They study reports on the implementation of environmental protection measures, take part in student research and experimental work on the treatment of industrial wastewater and emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere, waste disposal.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • High demand for environmental specialists on the domestic labor market, which will only increase in the future due to the growing needs for environmental protection
  • The work of an environmental specialist combines office work and field work (travel) related to visits to fields and production facilities subject to environmental monitoring.
  • Traditionally financially stable sectors as mining, oil production, petrochemistry, construction and energy are typical employers of environmental specialists
  • Environmental specialists are in the category of internationally demanded, which opens up the prospect of employment abroad after graduation
  • In the process of learning, students take internships at various enterprises, thereby gaining experience, practical knowledge, professional recommendations, and business contacts
  • 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
40
State-financed openings
30
Tuition fees
260 000 RUB per year
Career opportunities
Graduates of this specialization are employed in the environmental structures of leading companies of the mineral and fuel and energy complexes, government agencies, control and supervision bodies. Employment in environmental departments of design institutions and research institutes, construction organizations, research and analytical laboratories, etc. is also possible. Graduates work as environmental engineers, environmental planners, environmental managers, occupational health specialists, industrial safety and environmental specialists, etc.
Field of study
  • Theoretical foundations of environmental protection
  • Methods and instruments for environmental control
  • Nature use
  • Environmental processes and devices
  • Environmental expertise in mining
  • General ecology
  • Ecology of megacities and industrial agglomerations
  • Geographic information systems in ecology
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental engineering
  • Oil and gas environmental issues
  • Safe storage and disposal of waste
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Fundamental engineering training
  • Competencies in the monitoring on environmental components of the impact of enterprise
  • Good skills in holding laboratory pollution control, allowing to evaluate the effectiveness of equipment that ensures environmental safety
  • Skills in analyzing, evaluating and forecasting environmental and public health impacts of industrial enterprises
  • Experience of using technical means to ensure environmental safety, organization of their effective use, methods and devices for environmental protection
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework in the field of environmental management and environmental protection and ability to work with regulatory documents in this area
  • Ability to develop measures for preventing environmental pollution
  • Experience in managing the development and implementation of measures aimed at meeting the requirements of environmental legislation to comply with standards and regulations on environmental safety and rational use of natural resources
  • Ability to work with environmental control devices.

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