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.
- 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.
About the program
Fundamental background & Practical skills in the following fields:
Prerequisite knowledge covering at least the following content of mathematics and engineering sciences:
Since the program is very popular among foreign students we’ve designed three possible individual educational tracks for Master’s degree to choose from:
Students wishing to participate in academic mobility or Double Degree program complete an application form by the end of the first semester of study. SPbPU coordinator of the program nominates applicants to partner universities. Partner universities confirm or decline nominations based on their own set of criteria.
Major areas of expertise:
2 years, full-time
Depending on the chosen track:
Partner Universities for mobility programs:
Energy is one of the continuously growing sectors in the world. Some of our graduates become plant engineers, and typically work for power plants and manufacturing establishments.
They may start with entry-level positions, which often deal with maintenance and repair of plant equipment, and further they can be promoted to senior managerial positions. Others go to work for energy committees and commissions, dealing with energy and environmental development strategies in the regions. Or a graduate may continue studies in doctoral programs.
Total workload / Credits
Tuition fee per year:
The program is taught in English
Public and professional accreditation by the international accreditation Commission Evalag and the National accreditation Council "national center for professional and public accreditation".
Economics and Management courses:
- Implementation of Vortex Generators over Wind Turbine Blades
- Study of Coordination Control Strategies in Combined Microgrid System
- The improvement of Post-Dryout Heat Transfer Calculations in Power Equipment Thermal Hydraulic Computer Codes
- Effect of Turbine Blade Cooling on the Efficiency of Gas Turbines
- Numerical Simulation of Forced Convection in Direct Air-Cooled Condenser of Power Plant
- To explore the Optimization and Distribution of Inter-Unit Load in Power Plant
- Numerical Investigation of the Centrifugal Compressor Inlet Chamber
- Dry Anaerobic Digestion Technology and Its Application for Biogas Production
- Upgrading the Thermal Circuit of the Turbine K-500-240
- The Optimization and Energy Saving Analysis of Thermal Power System in Power Plant
- Relation Between Energy Consumption and Economic Growth Investigation
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.
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TGC-1 is the leading producer of electricity and heat in the North-West region of Russia and the second largest territorial generating company in Russia in terms of installed capacity.
South-West Power Plant is the energy facility of a new generation equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment, modern energy systems and process automation.
Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - Saint-Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!
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