Master of arts

Магистранты Satbayev University

Specialized program:

Duration: 1-1.5 years.

After graduation: work in production (industry).

Academic degree: master of engineering and technology.


The specialized master program implements the curriculum of postgraduate education with in-depth professional training of personnel for industry. It is available to people who graduated from higher educational institutions and have bachelor degrees. It is intended for professionals wishing to acquire new knowledge and skills for the purpose of career growth.

The specialized master program implements applied educational programs aimed to develop professional and managerial skills, and to provide leading specialists and managers training for work in production.

Specialized master program is on a paid basis, except programs in selected specialties, which are strategically important for the development of Kazakhstan's industry. Upon completion of the program, student receives a diploma of a master's degree.

For admission it is necessary to provide a package of documents confirming your status, and to pass two exams: in the specialty and in a foreign language.


SPIID-2 Grants

In 2014, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved the State Program of Industrial and Innovative Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2015-2019 (SPIID-2). The program is formed on the basis of the "Kazakhstan-2050" Strategy; the program's goal is to increase the competitiveness of the industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Within the framework of the program implementation, productive cooperation with many foreign universities and domestic enterprises is conducted.

The program identified five priority areas for the development of industrial production, namely:

  • Metallurgy,
  • Chemistry,
  • Petrochemicals,
  • Production of building materials,
  • Mechanical engineering.

State grants for the master's program are issued only for training specialists in above-mentioned fields. Information on in-demand specialties can be found in the Map of Industrialization for 2017-2019.

An important condition for obtaining a SPIID-2 grant is that applicants should be in demand by key employers in the sectors of SPIID-2, which means that in order to receive a grant it is necessary to have a contract with one of the companies working in the above-mentioned sectors, which provide you further employment.

The duration of training within the framework of SPIID is 2- 1.5 years, the form of training is daytime, full-time. Within 1 year, students learn at the university, and then have an internship at the enterprises of Kazakhstan with the opportunity of further employment.

Master's programs at Satbayev University, which are available within the framework of SPIID-2, are carefully prepared and passed a large number of agreements, which guarantees their quality.

In all disciplines, the EMC and the syllabuses are coordinated with the partner universities. The highly qualified pedagogical staff of the university and foreign professors conduct courses. Teachers passed courses of professional skills improvement. All educational programs received positive feedback from experts of partner universities and enterprises.

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Practical and laboratory classes for students fully meet international standards. There are innovative laboratories organized to have practice in all priority directions of industrial production development of SPIID-2. They include:

  • Integrated laboratory for "Operation of technological machines and automation of production complexes", established in 2016;
  • Laboratory for "Digital technologies in mechanical engineering";
  • Laboratory for "Chemical synthesis and oil production";
  • Laboratory for "Chemical synthesis and oil production";

In addition to academic studies, undergraduates do research work on the theme of the master's thesis. The production internship is taken at industrial fields, according to tripartite training agreements.

The list of specialties for which SPIID-2 state grants are awarded is published in the mass media 15 days before the commencement of the application period.

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