Nuclear Power Engineering Program

COURSE DURATION:

2 years: 3 semesters at SPbPU + 1 semesters at a partner university (optional).

PROGRAM OUTLINE:

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required
  • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2) / Exam Test in a relevant field of studies
  • Interview in English with a program coordinator (Skype option is available)

CURRICULUM (GENERAL MODULES):

ModulesECTS
Humanities10
Basic Courses13
Reactor Physics and Thermal Hydraulics Courses10
Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Courses10
Nuclear Power Plant Operation Courses10
Economics and Management Courses4
Elective Courses5
Master’s Thesis, Scientific and Research Work58
Total120

PARTNERS:

  • Finland — Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Russia — Power Machines
  • State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom”

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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.

TUITION FEE:

International students 183 700 rubles per semester

RF citizens 150 700 rubles per semester