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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University MSc in Nuclear Power Engineering
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

MSc in Nuclear Power Engineering

Saint Petersburg, Russia

2 Years


Full time

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RUB 367,400 / per year


* applications start February 1st, 2023


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 their main equipment such as nuclear reactors, steam generators, and steam turbines. An in-depth study of theoretical basis in nuclear reactor physics, thermal-hydraulics, and nuclear power plant safety will be also performed.

Key Points

  • Individual approach and ongoing assistance;
  • The course is delivered in English;
  • Scientific research activities, regular participation in seminars, conferences, and forums;
  • Joint projects and research activities with teachers' engagement;
  • International contacts for a 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 the design or maintenance of plant equipment, and further, they can be promoted to senior managerial positions, or to continue their studies in doctoral programs.

Program Partners

Finland — Lappeenranta University of Technology
Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland). Strategic focus areas of this university are green energy, technology, and sustainable value creation, and the international role as a hub of Russian relations Master Degree Program “Nuclear Power Engineering”

Russia — Power Machines
Power Machines is the leading manufacturer of steam turbines and auxiliary equipment for nuclear power plants. Power Machines has delivered equipment not only in Russia but also in Finland, Iran, India, China, etc.

State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom”

Rosatom is a Russian state company, which unites all spheres of nuclear power usage from uranium mining to waste disposal. Every nuclear company in Russia is a part of Rosatom.

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