In the course of training under this program, students profoundly study the thermophysical foundations of high-temperature metallurgical processes, information technologies for managing these processes, the design of metallurgical furnaces for processing mineral natural and technogenic raw materials of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, the principles of furnace design, modeling and optimization of pyrometallurgical processes and prospects for the development of thermal units for metallurgical production. Students are trained for making independent solutions of professional tasks in research, production and teaching activities.


22.04.02 Metallurgy

Mode of attendance
Full time
2 years
Language of training
Admission tests for international students
Field-specific entrance examination, diploma grade-point average, final qualifying work grade
Tuition fees
300 000 RUB per semester
Reasons for choosing a course
  • Pyrometallurgy is the main and best-developed field of metallurgy;

  • There is high demand for pyrometallurgical technology specialists in the job market;

  • High wages and social protection in metallurgical professions (technologists, designers, researchers, managers);

  • Broad opportunities for scientific research.


Graduates of this specialization are able to participate in the formation of the main directions of development of national pyrometallurgy working in leading research centers; they occupy high engineering and executive positions in major companies and design organizations involved in the development and implementation of pyrometallurgical technologies for producing non-ferrous metals.

Field of study
Modern problems of metallurgy and materials science;
Organization of experimental research;
Modeling and optimization of technological processes;
Energy-related problems of fuel use;
Thermal engineering measurements and devices;
Applied thermodynamics and kinetics;
Theory of heat work and furnace design;
Furnace design;
Industrial furnace metal production;
Automated technological control of industrial furnaces.
Graduate skills
Competencies in the current problems of the pyrometallurgical production of non-ferrous metals and the modern ways for their solution;
Ability to analyze the thermal characteristics of thermal units of metallurgy and perform design calculations;
Competencies in organizing, planning and conducting research in the field of pyrometallurgical processes, analysis and evaluation of the results obtained;
Good acquaintance with methods of analysis of structural and technological factors affecting the efficiency of pyrometallurgical processes;
Skills in modeling pyrometallurgical processes.