In the process of training in this program, students become familiar with the design and maintenance of technological processes and automated systems in metallurgy; selection of measurement and control parameters in high temperature and corrosive environments; amd mathematical and computer modeling of objects of control of the metallurgical industry.


15.04.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production

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
  • Opportunity to get a popular and highly paid profession in a dynamically developing industry: 80 percent of the top management of Apatit (PhosAgro Group) are graduates of the Mining University;

  • Opportunity to engage in scientific activities under the guidance of department staff with writing articles in peer-reviewed and cited journals;

  • Possibility of inclusive education at the University of Mining Leoben (Austria) and other partner universities in the Erasmus+ program;

  • Opportunity to study at the Lappeenranta University of Technology on a dual education program.


Graduates of this program are employed at such enterprises as LLC Pikalevsky Alumina Plant, PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, PJSC OK RUSAL and others as engineers of instrumentation and automation, engineers for automation and mechanization of production processes , engineers for automated control systems in metallurgy, systems engineering, engineer-circuitry, designers of computing and automated systems, operators of automatic and semi-automatic lines, among others. They work on the development and automation of control systems in the industry.

Field of study
Modern trends in the development of non-ferrous metal production technology;
Integrated design and management of automated and automatic production;
Modeling of objects and control systems;
Modern trends in the development of non-ferrous metal production technology;
Quality management information systems in automated and automatic production;
Technical and informational support of control systems;
Control of electrolysis processes in molten salts in metallurgy;
Present-day issues in automation and control;
Methods and algorithms for signal and image processing;
Design of automation and control systems.
Graduate skills
Knowledge of non-ferrous metal production technologies and furnace equipment of metallurgical industries;
Proficiency in developing mathematical and applied software for automation of metallurgy processes;
Competencies in the calculations and design of tools and systems for monitoring, diagnostics, testing elements of automation equipment and control in accordance with the terms of standard design automation tools;
Ability to select automation of processes and production, hardware and software for automatic and automated control systems for the control of diagnostics, testing and control of the processes of metallurgy;
Skills of collecting and analyzing source information data for designing technical means of automation systems and managing production and technological processes, equipment, product life cycle, its quality, monitoring, diagnostics and testing.