Master's Degree Programme 8.05050313 Processing and food industries equipment

Qualification awarded: 
Master of Engineering in machinery
Level of qualification : 
Specific admission requirements: 
Enrollment is held on general terms of placement test results.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
Profile of the programme: 

Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to research issues in design, equipment manufacturing, technical equipment and tools, formation of technical processes structure and application of modern methods in material processing.Students acquire competence in work with statutory documents and standards in order to provide a required quality level of products in machinery enterprises and other branches of industry.

Master in Processing and food industries comprehends engineering principles of representative and new products, technological facilities, supply and design of technological processes in Processing and food industries.Focus area includs experimentation departments of enterprices, institutions and other types of organizations in Processing and food industry. During the educational process students aquire competence in modern methodology of theoretical and experimental researches with application of traditional and modern technologies and systems. Master can research and develop modern technology processes of product manufacturing in Processing and food industry with application of modern computer technologies and software for engineering and calculations (Kompas, Delcam, Solidwork etc.) The total credit load of the curriculum is 89 ECTS credits, including moduls in social sciences and humanities 11cr.; professional and practical training 78cr.
Key learning outcomes: 

1. Knowledge and comprehension

  • Synthesis and optimization of technological procedures of processing and food machinery production , design , repair , technological regimes calculation and key figures, optimal structure choice;
  • Engineering principles of technological facilities , processes and material processing tools;
  • Fundamentals of equipment exploitation and repair, application of products manufacturing control systems;
  • Fundamentals of design, modeling and detail shaping;
  • Methods and techniques of software engineering, calculation and modeling;
  • Design of equipment to produce die casting details;
  • Basic principles of equipment design engineering;
  • Basic principles of product life cycle management.

2. Practical skills

  • Skills in manufacturing department management;
  • Skills in technical design documentation maintains;
  • Skills to work with modern computer technique and specialized software for aided design and special calculation performing;
  • Skills to work with measuring and control devices;
  • Skills in operating standards and statutory document enforcement in particular branch of industry;
  • Skills in technological equipment and tools exploitation and maintenance.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 

Major activity field of a Master in Processing and food industries equipment is the use of acquired knowledge and skills in latest techniques of computer-aided design and industrial equipment manufacturing. Graduates can design new technical equipment with modern control systems using the most up to date materials and production techniques, as well as perform implementation, provide diagnostics and service, be responsible for marketing, organize industrial process and operate as manufacturing manager or coordinator. Graduates work as research engineers, constructors, technologists, manufacturing managers, perform marketing activities related to selling and implementation support for industrial equipment at manufacturing, designing, scientific researching enterprises and institutions of processing, food and other industries.

Access to further studies: 
Master in Processing and food industries equipment can continue studying as a postgraduate with mechanical engineering majoring.
Graduation requirements: 
Completed curriculum with credit load 89 ECTS credits, defended Master’s thesis
Mode of study: 
Programme director: 
Ph.D. in Technical Sciences, Professor Zinovii Stotsko