Bachelor’s degree programme 6.050601, Heat Power Engineering

Qualification awarded: 
Bachelor of Heat Power Engineering
Level of qualification : 
Bachelor
Specific admission requirements: 
None. The enrollment is carried out on the general grounds.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
None
Profile of the programme: 
The students obtain the necessary knowledge for training in the specialties Heat Power Engineering and Thermal Power Stations. The sphere of their activity consists of designing, investigation, adjustment, erection, and operation of heat power-generating plants. In the course of training, the students master modern programing systems and technologies for mathematical data and images processing (Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Auto CAD, Visio, Компас, Adobe Reader, Math Cad, Math Lab, and others).
The total amount of the curriculum is 225 ECTS credits, including module of humanities and social subjects — 26 credits, module of fundamental, natural, and general economics 60 credits, module of professional and practical training — 139 credits.
Key learning outcomes: 

1. Subject area knowledge

  • Basic ideas of the structure, management, and optimization of the technological process of a heat power-generating object; selection and calculation of its elements.
  • Principles of development of technological schemes, choice of equipment and other means of production process.
  • Fundamentals of erection and operation of heat power-generating equipment automated systems of control of heat power-generating processes.
  • Software and technological aids which are used in objects of heat power-engineering.
  • Modeling and design of structure of heat power-generating objects.
  • Principles of mathematical modeling.
  • Methods and means of technical and computer graphics.
  • Theory of heat and mass exchange,processes and plants of heat engineering.
  • Modern knowledge in the branch of processes of heat power-engineering,technologies of going into mode information and operation of equipment.
  • Principles of obtaining, transfer, and saving (economizing use) of heat.

2. Cognitive skills and habits from the subject

  • Ability to use professional-profiled knowledge and practical habits from fundamental subjects in processes of heat technology and in plants of an enterprise.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and understanding for solving qualitative and quantitative problems.
  • Skills in inputting, going into, and present textual, graphic, and multimedia information.
  • Ability to use methods of modeling of objects of heat power generation.
  • Habits of operation and mode-adjustment.
  • Ability to estimate, interpret, and synthesize information and data.
  • Skills in information analyzing and determining the optimal solution of heat engineering problems.

3. Practical skills

  • Habits of designing and operation of heat power-generating systems.
  • Skills in analyzing and using specialized software.
  • Habits of work with specialized measuring devices.
  • Skills in resource-saving (economizing) obtaining, transfer, and use of heat.

4. General skills and comprehension

    Ability to take into account main economic laws, ecological principles and to apply elements of sociocultural competence.
  • Calculation habits.
  • Ability to apply knowledge in practice.
  • Ability to self-study and continuing professional development.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 
The objects of professional activity of the Bachelor in Heat Engineering are thermal power stations, industrial heat power generation, and management of power generation. The specialists of this field satisfy the need for designing and operation of thermal power stations; for mounting, investigation, and justment of equipment of heat power-generation; for development of ways of obtaining, transfer,and resource-saving (economizing) use of heat.

Professional profile: engineer in heat power-generation

The specialist carries out mounting and adjustment of equipment of heat power-generation of thermal power stations and objects of heat power industry. The specialist uses modern means of graphic and mathematical modeling and mathematical data processing under the condition of designing and operation of thermal power stations and equipment of heat power-generation. The specialist also carries out selection of equipment depending on the task in all the stages of a technological process.
Access to further studies: 
The Bachelor in Heat Power Engineering can continue his/her training in a university in the second level of higher education (Master) in the speciality Thermal Power stations, Heat Power Engineering.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: 
Provisional Regulation on knowledge evaluation and recognition of student’s rating in the credite-module system of training.
Graduation requirements: 
Completed training curriculum amounting to 240 credits, successfully defensed Bachelor’s qualification work.
Mode of study: 
Full-time training, extra-mural training, external
Programme director: 
Prof. Iosyf S. Mysak , Doctor of technical sciences.