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Mining Machinery and Equipment
21.05.04 Mining Engineering


Overview
In the process of training in this specialization, students learn about the basics of mining, including methods of mining and processing of minerals. They gain universal knowledge and skills in the design, development and operation of machines and complexes intended for the extraction of mineral raw materials by underground and open mining methods, the grinding and processing of mineral resources, the construction of underground reservoirs and tunnels in various geological and climatic conditions.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Graduates of this specialization have the knowledge and skills that enable them to work in enterprises in both the mining and civilian industries
  • Ability to work in companies engaged in the design, modernization, operation and sale of machinery and systems
  • Ability to engage in scientific activities during training at St. Petersburg 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, Physics, Russian
Total expected intake
30
State-financed openings
25
Tuition fees
260 000 RUB per year
Career opportunities
Graduates of this profile today work and are in demand at such enterprises as: Izhorsk Plants PJSC, Kirovsky PJSC PJSC, IZ-KARTEX, JSC Metrostroy, LLC Zeppelin Rusland, PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, PJSC LSR Group, JSC Polymetal, etc. Graduates of this specialization can work in the position of: 1. Mechanical engineer, mechanic, site mechanic, chief mechanic in leading Russian and foreign companies of the mineral and fuel and energy complex 2. Research engineer, design engineer, design engineer, process engineer in research and design institutes 3. Design engineer, research engineer in Russian and international corporations of mining and civil engineering 4. Mechanical engineer, mechanic in construction companies
Field of study
  • Mining machines and equipment
  • Machines and equipment for underground mining
  • Mechanical equipment of quarries
  • Construction of mining machines and equipment
  • Operation of mining machinery and equipment
  • Technology of construction materials
  • Fundamentals of mining
  • Dynamics and strength
  • Descriptive geometry, engineering and computer graphics
  • Hydromechanics
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Knowledge of the morphological features of solid mineral deposits for solving problems of rational and integrated development of the geological resource potential of the subsoil, mining and the development of mineral resources, management of rock properties and the state of the array in the processes of mining and processing of solid minerals
  • Competencies in construction and operation of underground structures, innovative strategies in the field of mining engineering, its state and development prospects, design and mining machines for the effective implementation of mining technology
  • Sustainable skills in the development of technical and regulatory documentation for engineering production, testing, modernization, operation, technical and service maintenance and repair of mining machinery and equipment for various functional purposes
  • Experience in diagnosing and monitoring the technical condition of mining machines and equipment for their efficient operation, automation and robotization, work with personnel, technical and economic calculations of measures that reduce production costs.
  • Skills in the rational exploitation of mining machinery and equipment of various functional purposes in various climatic, geological and mining conditions

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