In the process of training under this program, students prepare for working in the field of research (collection, processing, analysis and systematization of scientific and technical information, choosing methods and means of solving problems on the topic of research); in the field of design (analysis of the state of a scientific and technical problem by selecting, studying and analyzing literary and patent sources in automation and control); in the field of executive and management activities (support of a unified information space for planning and management at all stages of the life cycle of manufactured products); in the field of education (work as teachers at educational organizations of secondary vocational and higher education).


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 specialists with in-depth knowledge of the special features of system analysis methods in decision-making at enterprises of the 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;

  • Opportunity to engage in scientific activities during training at St. Petersburg Mining University;

  • Possibility of inclusive education in foreign partner universities with the issuance of internationally recognized diplomas.


The objects of graduates’ professional activity are complex technical, information management, design and technological large 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, Gazprom Distribution Ufa, GAZPROM DOBYCHA NADYM, IDEL NEFTEMASH, at Izhora Pipe Plant, in the Cable Network Lenenergo, Bashdizel, NPO IMPULS, Scientific Research Institute Vector, SRTI AVANGARD, NPO AVRORA, CSRI Prometey, Kirovsky Plant, etc. Positions that graduates take include system analysts, engineer-analysts of firms of different forms of incorporation, heads of department, general directors of  companies, researchers at various design and technical bureaus, etc.

Field of study
Modern issues in system analysis and management;
Structural analysis and system synthesis;
Mathematical modeling;
Multicriteria optimization methods;
Situational management (risk management) of resources, processes and technologies;
Project management;
Large data processing systems;
Modern computer technology in science;
Decision-making theory;
Information security and data protection;
Large systems theory;
Software theory of modeling and decision making;
Basics of pedagogy in higher education.
Graduate skills
Solid engineering background;
Strong skills in mathematical, statistical, optimization and information and communication tools for solving managerial problems of high complexity;
Good organizational and management skills in large systems operation;
Competencies in performing work on the rational distribution of production capacities;
Experience in systematic and analytical studies of complex systems, solving applied control problems related to the analysis and synthesis of complex systems;
Skills in system-analytical research of objects of engineering and technology (complex systems) on the basis of fundamental training;
Skills in modeling technological processes of production;
Experience in the development and use of software for solving problems of system research and management implementation for designing, research, technology development and control of installations, complexes and systems;
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 performing work with processing large amounts of data and evaluating the performance indicators of the departments of enterprises of the mineral resources sector.