Applied Informatics

03.04.01In russian

Level of education Master

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 2 years

Main courses
  • Foreign Language
  • History of Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Technologies in Fundamental Research
  • Monte-Carlo Methods in Theory and Practice
  • Optical Transmission and Processing of Signals
  • Modern Philosophy and Methodology of Science
  • Modern Problems of Natural Science
  • Theory and Methods of Digital Image Processing
  • Digital Culture: Technology and Security (eLearning)
  • Information Expert Systems
  • Practical Training
  • Methods of Analysing Stability of Numerical Schemes for Solving Nonlinear Problems
  • Applied Problems of Vacuum Micro- and Nanoelectronics
  • Fundamentals of Modelling Moving Medium Mechanics
  • Statistical Methods for Data Processing
  • Nonlinear Problems of Mathematical Physics
Our advantages
  • The programme is taught by academic staff who have a high publication activity. This makes it possible to attract students to solve challenging research and practical tasks.
  • The programme is based on the fundamental and applied achievements of Russian university education and the traditions of the applied mathematics school of St Petersburg University.
  • Graduates receive an education that makes it possible for them to solve current issues of designing and managing: various technical objects; engineering processes; economic and social systems; information systems. They will be able to: carry out practical activities to apply various mathematical methods and computer technologies; and acquire and develop new technologies.
Career opportunities

The programme is designed for master students who carry out practical activities in the application of methods of applied mathematics and physics using computer technology. The fields of application: natural sciences, natural and exact sciences, social and economic sciences.

The professional activity of the graduates includes research, design, engineering and manufacturing, organisational and managerial, normative and methodological, consulting, socially-oriented and pedagogical work related to the use of mathematics, programming and high-performance computing.


  • Information systems specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Educator (professional training, professional education and additional professional education)
  • Specialist in R&D organisation and management
  • R&D engineer
International relations
  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Jaroslav Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry (the Czech Republic)
  • The National Taiwan University (Taiwan)
  • The University of Surrey (Great Britain)
  • The University of Tsukuba (Japan)
  • Mahatma Gandhi University (India)