Master's degree is the second stage of higher education, which gives an opportunity to obtain an academic master's degree, which helps in building of successful career and further training in doctoral studies (PhD).
Educational programs of Master's program are implemented in two areas of training:
-scientific and pedagogical with a standard term of training of 2 years and compulsory learning not less than 42 credits of theoretical training, not less than 6 practice credits and not less than 7 credits of research work;
-professional with a standard term of 1 year and compulsory learning not less than 18 credits of theoretical training, not less than 2 practice credits and not less than 4 credits of experimental research work.
Master's programs provide specialized professional training, which allows graduates to be engaged successfully in scientific, pedagogical, managerial and expert activities.
Training in the Master's program assumes active research work, participation in scientific projects under the leadership of leading specialists in priority areas of science and production.
In Sh. Ualikhanov KSU a two-degree master's program jointly with F.Dostoyevsky Omsk State University was introduced in 5 specialties. Students entering the two universities simultaneously pass the relevant entrance examinations and submit the documents in accordance with the admission regulations of the Universities. The term of study is 2 years (two semesters in each institution). Two diplomas of state standard are issued to the graduate - Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
The admission to the magistracy / doctoral program is carried out in accordance with the Standard Rules for Admission of the Educational Organization, which implement professional training programs for postgraduate education.
Applicants to the magistracy / doctoral program should take entrance examinations in:
- in one of the foreign languages (English, German, French);
The master / doctor student must have all the prerequisites necessary for learning the relevant professional curriculum for magistracy / doctoral studies. In the absence of prerequisites it is allowed to learn them for a fee. In this case, the training begins after the full development of the prerequisites, for this purpose the university organizes a summer semester.
Admission regulations of persons entering the master's program / doctoral studies.
For admission to the magistracy it is necessary to submit the following documents:
1.Statement addressed to the head of the organization;
2.Notarized copies of documents of higher education with supplements;
3. Personnel record card;
4.Notarized copy of the work record book (if any);
5.Six photos 3x4;
6.Medical certificate form 086-U;
7. Copy of the identity card;
8. List of scientific publications and methodical works (if available);
9. Receipt of payment for testing in a foreign language (original);
11. An envelope (in shape of diploma), 3 files;
12. For applicants on a fee basis - a letter that guarantees the payment of tuition fees.
Examination in a foreign language will be conducted at Sh. Ualikhanov KSU. Entrance examinations for magistracy are held from August 10 to August 20, enrollment until August 25.
Catalog of educational programs of master's degree:
6M011900 -Foreign language: two foreign languages
6М010300 -Pedagogy and Psychology
6M060200 -Computer Science
6M080800 -Soil Science and Agro-chemistry
6M073100- Life safety and environmental protection
6M060200 - Economics
6М010100 - Preschool training and education
6М010200- Pedagogy and methods of elementary education
6М080600 -Agrarian engineering and technology
6M090500 -Social Work
6M011800 –The Russian Language and Literature
6M070300 -Information systems
6M070400 -Computers and software
Frequently asked questions
When does the acceptance of documents for the magistracy start?
Taking applications is from the 20 th of June to the 20 th of July. Admission of students to the master's degree is carried out on a competitive basis by the results of entrance examinations.
What are the conditions for submitting documents to the master's degree? In what form and when will the entrance examinations take place?
The rules for admission to the master's program of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU were developed in accordance with "Standard Rules for Admission to Educational Organizations Implementing Professional Educational Programs for Post-Graduate Education" approved by Order No. 161 of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated April 1, 2008, as amended on May 30, 2011 №224. Applications are accepted from June 20 to July 20.
According to these rules, students entering the Master's program take entrance examinations:
1) in one of the foreign languages (English, French, German);
2) professional examination.
Entrance examinations in foreign, Kazakh and Russian languages are passing trough the technologies developed by the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Repeating of entrance exams is not allowed.Entrance examinations are held from the 1st to the 20th of August, enrollment – till the 31st of August.
What are the rules for admission to the magistracy of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU for foreign citizens and persons who are not citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan?
Persons of Kazakh nationality, who are citizens of other states, have the right to receive higher scientific and pedagogical education in Sh. Ualikhanov KSU along with citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Persons without citizenship permanently residing in the Republic of Kazakhstan can receive a free postgraduate education in the KSU on a competitive basis in accordance with the state educational order, if they receive the education of this level for the first time.
Other foreign citizens and stateless persons are admitted to the magistracy of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU on the basis of international treaties and agreements ratified by the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as on the contracts signed with the university.
Does the applicant who is the holder of the certificate for passing a test in a foreign language (English, French, German) under the programs such as the International English Language Tests System (IELTS) are free from passing a foreign language exam?
According to the Order of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, persons who have a certificate of passing the test in foreign languages and have reached the level of proficiency specified in the Order are free from passing a foreign language test.
Citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, having the certificate of passing the test in a foreign language (English, French, German) under the programs Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL, score - no less than 560), International English Language Tests System (IELTS, score - not less than 6.0), Grundbaustein DaF (threshold point - С 1), and Deutsche Sprachprfung fur den Hochschulzugang (DSH, threshold point - С 1), Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue français (DELF, threshold point - В 2), Diplome Approfondi de Langue français (DALF, threshold point - С 1), Test de connaisances de français (TCF, score - no less than 400), are free from the entrance examination in a foreign language.
How does the procedure go for enrolling of undergraduates of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU?
Admission of undergraduates is carried out by the admission committee of Sh. Ualikhanov KSU. Enrollment of undergraduates for training on the state educational order is carried out on a competitive basis, based on the results of the entrance examinations. Persons who obtained at least 8 points (on a 4-point scale for each discipline) on the sum of the entrance examinations in professional examination and a foreign language are admitted to the enrollment for training on the state educational order.