In the course of studying, students start with basic disciplines: mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering graphics and environmental sciences. Students of senior grades master the theory of automatic control, programming and algorithm development, familiarize themselves with the processes and equipment of oil refining, with the basic instruments and means of monitoring and controlling technological processes, and also study the methods of diagnostics and reliability of automated systems in the oil refining 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 opportunity to get a extremely demanded and well-paid profession in a dynamically developing industry;

  • Practical training at major oil refining complexes, such as: LLC KINEF, JSC GAZPROMNEFT-MNPZ (Moscow Refinery), JSC Syzran Refinery, JSC Ufaneftekhim, etc.;

  • Double-degree options with the Lappeenranta University of Technology;

  • Opportunities to take active part in scientific activities under the guidance of the department staff, publishing 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 LC KINEF, PJSC Gazprom Neft, LLC PROMAVTOMATIKA-SPB and other Oil and gas processing enterprises. They are also employed as experts at monitoring and supervisory services.

Field of study
Automatic control theory;
Programming and algorithm development;
Automation and control;
Automation of product life cycle management;
Management and data acquisition software;
Computers, computer systems and networks;
Technological processes in automated production in oil and gas processing;
Modeling systems and processes;
Integrated design and management systems;
Automation of technological processes of oil and gas processing.
Graduate skills
General engineering literacy, understanding of the principles of automation systems;
Ability to develop a product model at all stages of its life cycle as objects of automation and control in accordance with the requirements;
Competencies in special software packages that allow programming controllers;
Ability to choose the means of automating processes and production, hardware and software for automatic and automated control systems;
Competencies in special software systems that allow modeling of refining processes;
Ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the economic efficiency of the project.