Sh.Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University
(S. Saduakasov Agro-Economic Institute)
invites graduates of the bachelor's degree for training on the new educational programme SARUD "Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development" on the direction Master of Science and Education 6M050600-Economics
Educational programme SARUD "Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development" is focused on practical training in the field of sustainable agriculture and rural development.
Being an interdisciplinary speciality at the intersection of economics and agriculture, SARUD Master's programme includes studying the basic world concepts of sustainable development, covering all three components of sustainability and issues of economic, social and institutional development, the ecological well-being of rural areas, as well as aspects of agricultural production.
The educational programme "Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development" will give you the opportunity to undergo an academic mobility programme for one semester at a partner institution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and a foreign internship in the Russian Federation and the EU countries.
In the process of training on the new educational programme "Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development" you will acquire comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge at the intersection of the following spheres:
- Social sciences
Learn to apply modern methods of planning land use and assess agroecosystems, as well as socio-cultural and natural resources.
After completing SARUD education programme, specialists in the field of sustainable agriculture and rural development will be able to independently apply the concepts of rural development to local conditions.
Graduates of the programme can be employees of organizations of various organizational and legal forms of ownership, be scientific and pedagogical workers.
In the process of training on this SARUD educational programme, it is envisaged to study the following disciplines:
§ Ecological concepts and agriculture. Sustainable development
§ Economic security of the firm
§ Technologies of sustainable agriculture (crop production)
§ Food safety and food quality control of vegetable raw materials
§ Sustainable development of rural areas: approaches to the development of regional programmes
§ Technologies of sustainable agriculture (livestock)
§ Food safety and food quality control of animal raw materials
§ Ecological marking, marketing of ecological and regional products of rural areas
§ Statistical support for the development of rural areas
§ Development of an information and consulting service in rural areas
§ Rural sociology
§ Involvement of the population in the development of rural areas
§ Organization of entrepreneurial activities in rural areas
§ Economic analysis of the sustainability of economic entities in rural areas
§ Basics and principles of local self-government in rural areas
§ Rural Development Management
§ Management of biological resources of rural areas
§ Organic Agriculture
§ Environmental regulation and legislation in rural areas
SARUD Master's program was developed jointly by the universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation in cooperation with European universities led by the project coordinator at the University of Hohenheim, Germany within the framework of the Erasmus + programme with the support of the European Union
Terms of acceptance of applications: 10-30 July 2017
Entrance examinations: foreign language test and a comprehensive examination in the speciality.
A comprehensive exam in the specialty includes questions on the following disciplines:
Organization of production
Documents for admission:
- statement addressed to the rector;
- copy of the undergraduate diploma with the application (notarized), check with the original;
- IELTS certificate (if available);
- copy of the work record book (notarized), check with the original if there is work experience;
- personnel record card (if there is work experience);
- 6 photos 3х4;
- medical certificate, form № 086 – У;
- copy of identity card (check with the original);
- list of scientific works (if there is one), certified by the head of the department and the scientific secretary.
Kokshetau city, Abay Street, 76
Executive secretary of the admissions office: N.N.Nurmukhanbetova