In the process of studying, students first study the basic disciplines, such as: mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering graphics and descriptive geometry. On senior courses, students master the theoretical foundations of automated management in mining, familiarize themselves with the processes and apparatus at mining enterprises, with the automation of production processes at open and underground mining, and also study methods for designing and calculating the basic apparatuses of the mining industry.


15.03.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production

Mode of attendance
Full time
5,5 years
Language of training
Admission tests for international students
Mathematics, Russian language
Tuition fees
300 000 RUB per semester
Reasons for choosing a course
  • The prospect to get a popular and well-paid profession in a dynamically developing industry;

  • Career prospects up to the head of a large organization in the mining and ore industry;

  • Practical training at large enterprises, such as: PJSC Phosagro, EuroChem Group AG, etc.;

  • The possibility of inclusive study at the University of Leoben (Austria) and other partner universities of the Erasmus + program;

  • The prospect to study at Lappeenranta University of Technology in a double degree program;

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


Graduates of this specialization work as technical professionals and engineering personnel at design and planning departments, mining and refining facilities of such companies as PhosAgro JSC, Polimetal JSC, Severstal PJSC, JSC SUEK, AK ALROSA and other mining enterprises. They are also employed as experts at monitoring and supervisory services.

Field of study
Automation of production processes at mining enterprises;
Automation of production processes in underground mining;
Technical systems control;
Modeling of objects and control systems;
Modern issues in automation and control;
Automation of open-cast mining processes;
Design and calculation of the apparatus;
Reliability of technological machines and equipment;
Software management systems and data collection;
Operating systems and databases.
Graduate skills
Knowledge of basic technological processes;
Competencies in special software systems that allow to model the main metallurgical processes;
Ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the economic efficiency of the project;
Ability to carry out technological and structural calculation of the main and auxiliary equipment;
Practical experience with the equipment gained during the practical training.