Start of the programme: September, 1
Participants: international and Russian students
Credits: 120 ECTS at the minimum
Tuition fees: for Russian students – 190 000 RUR/year;
for foreigners – 280 000 RUR/year.
The Master Degree Programme in Power Plant Engineering comprises a wide range of power engineering subjects aimed at theoretical and practical training.
The programme is implemented with the participation of leading professors of St.Petersburg State Polytechnic University and other leading Russian and foreign universities. All lectures and seminars are delivered in English.
The master degree programme has been developed to train highly qualified professionals to design, operate and maintain power plants.
Upon graduation the participants will become proficient in the field of modern energy sector. Our graduates of “Power Plant Engineering” Master Programme are highly-trained professional engineer capable of the analysis, evaluation and implementation of the state-of-the-art technical solutions aimed at improving the energy efficiency of power plants. Our graduates develop practical skills and professional competences in the design and operation of power plants, including construction, commissioning, start-up and management; and the capability to simulate and analyze the operation of power plants with the use of up-to-date sophisticated software.
The Master’s degree program in accordance with the requirements of the FSES of HE for “Heat Power Engineering and Thermal Engineering” major 13.04.01 is aimed at the development of Master’s students personal qualities, general cultural and general professional competences, as well as the formation of professional skills required for highly qualified specialists solving problems in the field of design, installation and operation of energy objects (Thermal power plants) and enabling graduates to work in the academic, scientific and professional field.
In accordance with the EP graduates requirements to the, denoted in the FSES HE, the qualification objectives of the SP are the following:
QO 1. Formation of project design skills in the field of heat power engineering and thermal engineering (PC-1, 2).
QO 2. Formation of research skills in the field of heat power engineering and thermal engineeringи (GPC-1, 2; PC-7).
QO 3. Formation of skills in organization and management activities at energy industry enterprises (GC-2; PC-8, 9, 10).
QO 4. Formation of skills in production and technology activities at energy industry enterprises (PC-3-6).
QO 5. Formation of skills in competent presentation of research and technology information both orally and in writing, in particular skills in a foreign language (GC-1, 3; GPC-1-3).
QO 6. Formation of teaching skills, readiness for further education (PC-11).
The qualification objectives are fully compliant with the mission of the University, which, among other things, include training of highly qualified engineering personnel,, capable of addressing new complex industry-related tasks, and and are ready to bring the Russian economy to the next level. SPbPU aims to prepare specialists with system and global thinking; possessing both specialized and inter-, multi-, trans-national knowledge, skills and abilities; prepared for continuous learning and self-improvement.
The competences consider:
Expected learning outcomes formulated in terms of competencies of graduates, the relevant to the requirements of the FSES of HE in the major and the profile of training, professional standards and the needs of the labor market and and requirements of the international standards. When developing the EP, as well as the learning objectives and outcomes, we relied on international experience: meetings were held with the coordinators of educational programs at partner universities abroad, to determine requirements for the MOS already at its stage of development to ensure its maximum effectiveness and relevance on the international market of educational services.
Length of the programme and format
2 years, classes are held 3-4 times a week
Lectures and seminars, case studies, practical studies connected with the subject of lectures, an applied research project.
120 ECTS at the minimum
Programme participants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Energy Technology, Power Machines, Power Engineering or an equivalent degree according to the educational system of the country they represent. They should possess fluent command of English as a foreign language.
The programme aims to develop practical skills and professional competences in the field of:
Professors and associate professors of St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University and other leading Russian and foreign universities. To realize the program, the following visiting professors, employed by SPbPU, are regularly involved: Esa Vakkilainen (Lappeenranta University of Technology), Jari Backman (Lappeenranta University of Technology), Jörg Seume (Leibniz University of Hannover), Pietro Zunino (University of Genova), Harald Schwarz (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg).
Leading teachers from the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Zhejiang University, Eindhoven University of Technology, Czech Technical University in Prague, University of Madras are invited to teach specific parts of some professional courses and provide practical training.
Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. Strategic focus areas of this university are green energy, technology and the sustainable value creation, and the international role as a hub of Russian relations.
Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany. This university is a member of nine leading Institutes of Technology in Germany.
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Admission procedure: The information about the admission procedure and the application form is available on the web-page APPLY
Deadline for the application: August, 15
Financial terms: Payment can be made in cash or by credit card
Tuition fees: 250 000 RUR/year.
The tuition fees cover study expenses, library services and the costs of supplementary material.
Registration fees: are available on the web-page
Accommodation: rooms for two persons in a two-roomed apartment with shared facilities and a kitchen in a comfortable students’ hostel.
Coordinator of the programmes (Energy Technology, Power Plant Engineering)
Telephone: +7 999 208 31 63
For more information, please, contact the Admission Office:
Address: 195220 Russia, St. Petersburg, 28 Grazhdansky pr.
Institute of International Educational Programs
Admission office, room 228
Tel.: +7(812) 606-62-41
Fax: +7 (812) 534-13-65
Head of admission office for international students
Manager of Admission office for international students