Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology
The future of the global power industry is inconceivable without modern IT solutions in energy system design and control. We combine in-depth IT training (computation, modeling, data analysis) and thorough study of basic engineering approaches to cultivate future industry leaders.
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Modes and duration: 2 years (full-time)
Application deadline: June 16, 2018
Tuition fees: no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process
gain full visibility into the energy sector, its structure, systems, equipment, potential challenges, issues, and solutions
get comprehensive insight into computational and information technologies, data science, and machine learning and are able to use their knowledge in dealing with applied tasks
acquire knowledge and skills for conducting research in the area of day-to-day control and planning of electricity, gas, heat, bulk power supply and distribution systems
develop new mathematical and computational methods or adapt existing methods to solve real-world engineering and networking problems
learn to formulate or model real-world problems using the language of modern theoretical engineering, solve them using the techniques from applied statistics, physics and mathematics, convex optimization, optimal control and related areas
gain broad research experience working for diverse teams and doing an internship with the industry's leading companies and labs (increasing the chances of a good job offer)
What makes Skoltech stand apart from other universities is its extraordinary environment that will make your MSc studies a major life milestone:
Lectures and practical classes are given by world-renowned experts. Students can design their own training program by choosing from a variety of courses
Science is firmly integrated into the education process: each student conducts own research projects
We provide industrial immersion: 8-week internship at leading industrial companies, where students turn their knowledge and skills into action
We supplement your academic training with the business course that provides tips on how to commercialize ideas and research findings
Mobility: over a third of our students participate in various academic mobility programs working as trainees or researchers at MIT, Harvard University, National University of Singapore, University of Calgary and other leading international universities.
Global environment: students from 40+ countries, professors and researchers from internationaly renowned labs and universities. We teach in English.
Life: once enrolled, you will get a chance to attend major international conferences, participate in science and student competitions and work on your own projects and initiatives.
Student package: Skoltech students are entitled to a monthly scholarship starting from 40,000 RUR (around 550 EUR) and health insurance.
Our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from variety of career opportunities in industry, science and business
Landing specialist positions with major companies in the power industry or related sectors with high demand for energy and IT competences
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, consultants and investors
The program has a renowned faculty with international experience and broad network of collaborations:
The 2-year program comprises compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, wide set of elective courses (depending on research and professional needs of the student), entrepreneurship and innovation component, research activity and 8 weeks of industrial immersion.
Track A: Applied Mathematics
Track B: Engineering Systems
А (Applied Mathematics)
B (Engineering Systems)
Compulsory and Recommended elective courses (36 credits)