Power Plant Engineering

Interested in creating and adopting modern solutions for power generation? Do you want to provide industries and communities of your region with safe and affordable energy?

Join our Master's programme and you will deepen your knowledge, skills and competences in a wide range of power engineering subjects.

After graduating, you will be able to design, construct, operate, manage and maintain power plants in the most efficient way, taking into account economic, environmental and societal aspects.

Power Plant Engineering

Credits 120 ECTS credits

Duration 2 years

Language English


Engineering Courses:

  • Renewable Energy;
  • Thermal Power Plants;
  • Modeling of Vaporization Processes;
  • Numerical Methods in Heat and Mass Transfer; and etc.

General Scientific courses:

  • History and Methodology of Science;
  • Language (English, Russian);
  • Scientific Discourse

Project activity:

  • Scientific and Research Work;
  • Internship Course Projects;
  • Master thesis

Economics and Management courses:

  • Energy Economics;
  • Supply Chain Management;
  • Innovation Management;
  • Human Resources Management

Tuition fee per year:

  • for foreign students: 305 000 Rubles
  • for Russian students: 244 800 Rubles

Since the program is very popular among foreign students we’ve designed three possible individual educational tracks for Master’s degree to choose from: 

Diploma: awarded by SPbPU, Russia
Double Diploma: awarded by Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland and SPbPU, Russia

Successful graduates from the study program will be awarded with three degrees:
Master of Science (MSc) in Technology (Energytechnology)
from Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
Master of Science (MSc) in Power Plant Engineering
from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia

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.  

Upon graduation participants will become proficient in the field of modern energy sector. Our graduates of “Power Plant Engineering” Master’s degree program are highly-trained professional engineers able to inform 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. Leading professors of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and other leading Russian and foreign universities are engaged in educational process.

Power Plant Engineering
Power Plant Engineering

Key Points

  • double degree diploma;
  • the course is delivered in English;
  • visits to industrial facilities;
  • scientific research activities, regular participation in seminars, conferences and forums;
  • joint projects and research activities with teachers' engagement;
  • international contacts for future career at top positions;
  • cross-cultural studies and other extracurricular activities at the University;
  • scholarships to study abroad in English in one of the European partner universities (a semester or a summer school).

With the aim to train highly-qualified experts being able to perform a comprehensive analysis and accurate evaluation and implementation of the state-of-the-art technical solutions aimed at improving the energy efficiency of power plants.

Power Plant Engineering
Power Plant Engineering

Program Partners

Additional Benefits

Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - Saint-Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!

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Contact details

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