In the process of learning, students are getting ready to work in the field of research activities for: setting tasks and developing plans for scientific research in the field of systems analysis and management using modern information technologies; building mathematical models of research objects and choosing numerical simulation methods; system-analytical studying of objects of technology, engineering and complex systems based on fundamental training; system-analytical supporting of innovative technologies, in the field of scientific and pedagogical activity for: performing pedagogical work at higher education institutions, in the field of organizational and management activities for: system expertise of infrastructures, forming components and processes of their interaction; organizing the work of teams of performers, determining the order of performance of work based on decision-making methods; search for optimal solutions when creating products, taking into account the requirements of quality, reliability and cost, deadlines for execution, safety of life and environmental cleanliness.


27.04.03 System Analysis and Management

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
  • Broad demand on the market for specialized personnel with in-depth knowledge of the features of using system analysis methods for building predictive models and developing strategies for developing enterprises and production of mineral and fuel and energy complexes;

  • Integrated approach to learning comprising both a classic approach to the study of applied methods of processing large volumes of information and modern teaching methods;

  • Prospects to engage in scientific activities during training at Mining University;

  • Possibility of inclusive education in foreign partner universities with the issuance of diplomas of international standard.


The objects of graduates’ professional activity are complex technics, information management, design and technological systems, industrial facilities and facilities of the oil and gas sector, as well as facilities that require a systematic analytical approach to management. Places of practical training and further employment are located at industrial enterprises, including the oil and gas sector of St. Petersburg and the Northwest region of Russia. After graduation, department graduates work in various integrated, industrial and business companies, and in high-tech science-driven industries. Currently, graduates work at the Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company, the Pikalevo Alumina Association, the Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine, JSC Gazprom Distribution Ufa, Ltd GAZPROM DOBYCHA NADYM, Ltd IDEL NEFTEMASH, at Izhora Pipe Plant, in the Cable Network Lenenergo, Ltd Bashdizel, SPA IMPULS, Scientific Research Institute Vector, CJSC NITI AVANGARD, JSC NPO AVRORA, CJSC CSRI Prometey, JSC Kirovsky Plant, etc. Positions that graduates take: system analyst, engineer-analyst of companies with different types of ownership, head of department, general director of the company, researcher at various design and design bureaus, etc.

Field of study
Modern issues in system analysis and management;
Structural analysis and system synthesis;
Mathematical modeling;
Multicriteria optimization methods;
Fundamentals of the theory of complex systems effectiveness;
Methods of scientific research of technical and socio-economic systems;
Methods for evaluating the performance of complex systems;
Modern computer technologies in science;
Decision-making theory;
Information security and data protection;
Basics of pedagogy in higher education;
Fundamentals of systems expertise based on data analysis;
Operations research in optimization problems.
Graduate skills
Solid engineering background;
Strong skills in mathematical, statistical, optimization and information and communication tools for solving highly complex administrative tasks for technical and socio-economic systems;
Skills to perform work on the rational distribution of production capacity;
Experience in performing mathematical (computer) modeling and system optimization of object parameters based on the developed and available research and design tools, including standard and specialized application software packages;
Experience in systematic analytical studies of technical and socio-economic systems, solving applied control problems related to the analysis and synthesis of complex systems;
Skills in modeling technological processes of production;
Experience in optimization of resource consumption, minimization of energy consumption and production time;
Experience in analyzing complex systems using mathematical methods of system analysis and the use of modern information technologies for enterprises of the mineral resource complex;
Experience in assessing the quality and efficiency of the functioning of the units of enterprises of the mineral resource complex.