Power Plant Engineering Program

PROGRAM NAME: Power Plant Engineering

AWARD: Master of Science in Technology

MODE OF STUDY: full-time


General Courses5
Ethical and Language Skills6.5
Engineering Courses53.5
Electrical Power Engineering Courses8
Civil Engineering Courses7
Economics and Management Courses7
Supporting Courses6
Master's Thesis, Scientific and Research Work30

COURSE DURATION: 2 years: 3 semesters at SPbPU + 1 semester at a partner university (optional). Double Degree option is performed in cooperation with Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.

PROGRAM OUTLINE: The program comprises a wide range of theoretical and practical power engineering subjects a. We train highly qualified professionals able to design, operate and maintain power plants in the most efficient way. Our graduates master practical skills in design and operation such as construction, commissioning, start-up and management.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required / English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2) // GPA minimum 3.2( out of 5) or  2,6 (out  of 4)/ Exam Test in a relevant field of studies / Interview in English with a program coordinator (Skype option is available)


•Finland — Lappeenranta University of Technology

•Germany — Leibniz Universität Hannover

•Russia — TGC-1; Power Machines; State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom”

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Our graduates may start with entry-level positions as power plant engineers, dealing with maintenance and repair of equipment, further being promoted to senior managerial positions, or continue scientific research at doctoral programs.


for international students: 160 900 Rubles per semester

for Russian Federation residents: 132 000 Rubles per semester


Alena Aleshina, Program Coordinator

+7 999 208 31 63

e-mail: Alena.Aleshina@spbstu.ru

Polytechnicheskaya, 29, Main University building, office 313, 195251 St. Petersburg