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The program was designed to train highly qualified specialists in the field of applied geology, ready for professional activities, and capable to use advanced technologies in their professional field. The students will have a unique chance to participate in real research projects, develop new technologies, and use advanced equipment of Tomsk Polytechnic University and other research institutes.

The follwoing program is one of the programs of an umbrella specialisation Applied Geology. Along wi this, there are Petroleum Geology and Survey, Exploration, Engineering and Geological Study of Groundwater .


Degree title                           

Specialist in Geological Survey, Prospecting and Exploration of Solid Mineral Fields

Duration5 academic years
Application deadline10.08 (fall semester)
Contact for application issues

International Admission Office (preferably)

E-mail: omrs@tpu.ru

Tel: +7 (3822) 60-64-76

Online Application

Program contacts:

Division for Geology

Learning output

The program was designed to equip students with necessary skills, allowing them to:

  • carry out industrial, technological and engineering research in accordance with specialization
  • choose technical means to solve professional problems and manage their application
  • carry out geological observations and their documentation, study, draw up diagrams, maps, plans, sections of geological content
  • carry out geological and economic assessment of objects
  • carry out geological quality controlprepare and coordinate geological tasks for the development of design solutions
  • carry out project management
  • conduct technical calculations for projects, technical and economic and functional-cost analysis of project effectiveness
  • and others


The program curriculum includes the following subjects:

  • Geological Mapping
  • Blasting Operations
  • Geophysical Methods for Prospecting and Exploration of Mineral Deposits
  • Forecasting and Prospecting for Mineral Deposits
  • Fundamentals of Ore Processing Technology
  • Exploration and Geological-and-Economic Evaluation of Mineral Deposits
  • Industrial Types of Mineral Deposits
  • Materials Science
  • Mining Fundamentals
  • Mining Safety and Mine Rescue Activities
  • Aerology of Mining Enterprises
  • Blasting Technology and Safety
  • Mining Machinery and Equipment
  • and others

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