Nuclear Power Engineering

Would you like to know how nuclear power plants work and why they are safety? Join our course in Nuclear Power Engineering!

The program is aimed at training professionals in nuclear power engineering. After graduating from this program, you will be able to design, maintain and operate nuclear power plants and its main equipment such as nuclear reactors, steam generators and steam turbines. In-depth study of theoretical basis in nuclear reactor physics, thermal hydraulics and nuclear power plant safety will be also performed.

Nuclear Power Engineering
Nuclear Power Engineering

Program profile. Major areas of expertise: 

  • Advanced knowledge of nuclear reactor physics and thermal hydraulics;
  • Nuclear Power Plant Theory and Design;
  • Modeling and Simulation of processes in the context of nuclear reactors, steam generators and steam turbines;
  • Nuclear Power Plant Safety;
  • Technological Internship.

Tuition fee per year:

  • for foreign students: 391 800 Rubles
  • for Russian students: 301 400 Rubles
Nuclear Power Engineering
Nuclear Power Engineering

Admission procedure

You are kindly required to fill in an on-line application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at SPbPU web-site.  

Key Points

  • individual approach and on-going assistance;
  • the course is delivered in English;
  • joint projects and research activities with teachers' engagement;
  • international contacts for future career at top positions;
  • communication with experts from leading construction and engineering companies;
  • scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school).

Our graduates become nuclear power plant engineers, and typically work for nuclear power plants, design institutes and manufacturing establishments. They may start with entry-level positions, which often deal with design or maintenance of plant equipment, and further they can be promoted to senior managerial positions, or to continue their studies in doctoral programs.

Nuclear Power Engineering

Program Partners

Additional Benefits

Studying how nuclear power plants work will be one of the most significant discoveries in your life!

Contact details

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University:

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