15.03.04 Automation of production processes and facilities

Upon graduation, students of this program will be able to collect and analyze the information and data required for designing automated systems; to define target goals in designing automated process control systems (ACS), to shape structural relationships and to identify priority areas in that work; to plan ACS projects; to automate the engineering, logistical and functional segments of an enterprise; to design the structure of hardware-software complexes in automatic control and management systems; to choose optimum ways and means to automate production; to develop operational and design-related technical regulations, including those needed for product life cycle management processes.
Level of education:
Bachelor's degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Venue of training:
Entrance exams:
— Mathematics (major)
— Russian language
— Information science and ICT
Programs, specializations:
Automation of production processes and facilities in industry
Students receive theoretical instruction and practical training in the field of creation and operational maintenance of automated process control systems based on PLC, SCADA and MES systems for various industries.
Students have access to modern training laboratories equipped with PLCs by Siemens (S7-200, S7-300, S7-1500) and OMRON (CJ1M, CJ1H, NJ301), and with industrial Symanitron and Cisco network equipment.
Alumni can be employed as
  • ERP programmer
  • ACS engineer (designer of MES, PLC and SCADA-based systems, ACS software developer, hook-up and commissioning engineer)
  • field ACS engineer
  • ACS equipment supervisor
Program subjects
  • Finite automata theory
  • Automatic programming of control systems
  • Real-time computing systems
  • Automation and control system electronics
  • Fundamentals of engineering equipment design
  • Development of real-time databases
  • Cyberphysical systems at production facilities
  • Design and development of automated real-time systems
  • Automation and control hardware
  • Automation of production processes and facilities
  • Reliability and diagnostics of automated systems
  • Programming industrial automation systems
  • Simulation of automated systems
  • Automatic control systems
  • Industrial information technology
  • Industrial data measurement systems
  • Industrial internet
  • Process equipment at automated production facilities
Graduating department:
Industrial Information Technology Department