Master’s degree programme 8.05050403 «Resumption and Increasing of Durability of Details and Constructions»

Qualification awarded: 
Master in Welding Engineering
Level of qualification : 
Specific admission requirements: 
None: enrolment is held on general terms of entry.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: 
Profile of the programme: 
Students receive the necessary knowledge of disciplines of professional- oriented, social and economic training in an amount which provides the capability effectively and economically justifiable to solve research, industrial and technological tasks in the field of coating, surfacing and metal ware modification. Mastering of meaningful modules amount allows to make reasonable decisions in the process of development technological sequence of surface engineering processes during the process of surface engineering technologies development. Specialists get qualified training activities to research conducting, gaining proficiency in experimental investigation of engineering surface and development of conducting techniques of research. Thus masters gain the necessary knowledge of methodology for assessing innovative scientific and technological solutions, registration of legal documentation of intellectual property and it’s protection, ensuring occupational safety, determining of economical effectiveness as to engineering decision and development of production quality control technologies. Masters in this occupation possess the skills for research and development processes of coating, surface modification and other related technologies.
The total credit load of the curriculum is 90 ECTS credits including social and humanitarian modules — 6 cr., modules of professional and practical training — 58,5 cr., variative disciplines studies — 25,5 cr.
Key learning outcomes: 

  1. Knowledge and comprehension
    • Safety rules for article technological effectiveness that are processed with surface engineering methods.
    • Stages and succession of reconstruction and strengthening processes development
    • Basic concepts of reconstruction and stabilization technological processes improvement.
    • Rational choice methodology of technology solution of coatings application and surface modification.
    • Methods of diagnosis and control of surface and coating functional properties.
    • Techno-economic comparison of technological process variants.
    • Innovational surface engineering technology.
    • Modern experimental research methods in surface engineering.
    • Basic principles of creation of research methodology.
    • Methods and tools of research results processing.
    • Analysis and representation of research results.
    • Selection criteria for construction and coatings composition.
    • Selection criteria for method of surface modification.
    • Design automation facilities of surface engineering.
    • Harmful and dangerous factors in the surface engineering processing.
    • Safety management system in the industry.

  2. Practical skills
    • to develop options for technological processes of coating formation and surface modification using the basic principles and methods of surface engineering technological process design.
    • to provide an optimum alternative of technological solution of coating formation.
    • to provide an optimum alternative of technological solution of surface modification.
    • to choose possible innovative methods in order to improve surface engineering technology.
    • to design innovative surface engineering technological process due to normative and technical documentation, modern design automation facilities of technological processes using knowledge of surface engineering technologies.
    • to modernize technology and technological equipment for coatings application and surface modification using the design technological processes methodology.
    • to analyze the current state of scientific and technological issue.
    • to develop research methodology and to process the results of scientific researches.
    • to recommend the ways of solving scientific and technical problem by using the results of the research;
    • to plan the technological process of surface engineering in an innovative manner with the aid of standardized and technological documentation, modern tools of automatic design of engineering process;
    • to choose optimal option of engineering solutions with the help of technological and economics standards;
    • to define dangerous and harmful factors in products processing by methods of engineering surface with the help of standardized documentation;
    • to design production management scheme with the help of appropriate standardized documentation;
    • to develop a control chart with the quality criteria for control objects by using the results of engineering development of a product, product specification with the help of quality standards of a product.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: 
Master in 8.05050403 Resumption and Increasing of durability of details and constructions may take up an initial position as:
  • An experimental engineer
  • A research associate in research institutions
  • A teacher of education institutions maintaining different accreditation levels (in melding and related technologies);
  • A welding engineer;
  • A quality engineer;
  • An engineer specializing in introduction of new technologies and techniques;
  • A specialist in diagnosing and testing welded products.
Access to further studies: 
Master in Resumption and Increasing of durability of details and constructions may continue his/her studies either on postgraduate course at Lviv Polytechnic National University functioning successfully at the Department of Welding production, diagnosis and recovery of steelworks or on postgraduate course at some other higher education institute majoring in Melding and related processes. Besides, Master in this major may continue his/her study abroad according his/her Master’s program training providing passing the entrance tests successfully.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: 
Provisional Regulation on knowledge evaluation and assessment of students’ rating in the credit modular system of the educational process.
Graduation requirements: 
Completed curriculum with credit load 240 credits, defended master’s thesis.
Mode of study: 
Programme director: 
Sc.D., professor H.V Pokhmurska