Training of specialists in the field of geophysical methods of prospecting and minerals exploration, who possess the knowledge related to characteristics of fossil fuels formation, stratification conditions, material composition of rocks and concentration nature of minerals in rocks. The undergraduate education program is based on innovative methods and technologies, and is accredited by IKAQAE.
You will gain theoretical knowledge in oil-gas sphere, ore geophysics and practical experience based on fundamental and specialized disciplines, as well as methods for solving standard geological and geophysical problems. Alongside, you will be guided in geophysical methods, also will be able to evaluate capabilities of each of them, get high-quality professional knowledge regarding phased and rational complexes of geological and geophysical research, knowledge on organization and conduct of field and borehole geophysical studies, processing, interpretation and modeling of the obtained data.
You will master the methods of solving direct and inverse problems in the search and exploration of mineral deposits; have an idea regarding classifications and types of target objects in the given fields; also, acquire skills in analyzing geological and geophysical data, their structuring, setting targets and methods for solving them when performing geophysical work in search and exploration of mineral deposits. Undergraduate students of Geophysics Department are taught skills for working with geophysical equipment and geophysical data; also, they learn how to put into practice methods of collecting, processing, analyzing and summarizing the stock, field and laboratory geological and geophysical information.
Bachelor educational program includes training in working with modern computer programs Studio RM, Petrel, Eclipse, Surfer, Geosoft, Geolog-Focus and Echos-Gold.
For lectures and consultations on modern problems of geophysics and geology solid minerals, oil and gas, leading universities’ professors of near and far abroad, leading experts from manufacturing companies and research institutes are invited as well. Students undergo coaching instruction at their own training ground in Karatau and manufacturing practice at research institutes, camera and service companies such as «Karachaganak Petroleum Operating», «Tengizchevroil», «Kazgeology», «PGD SERVICES», «DANK», «PGS», «НПЦ «Геокен», «ТатАрка», «Казакстанкаспийшельф», Kazakh Geophysical Company, «Батыс ГеофизСервис», «Компания ГИС», «Азимут Энерджи Сервисиз», «Казахмыс», «КазАтомПром».
The best students can get additional education due to academic mobility program at Colorado School of Mines (USA), Moscow and Tomsk State Universities (Russia), University of Freie (Germany), University of Miskolc (Hungary), University of Lorrain (Nancy, France), Institute of Mining Machinery and technology (Beijing, China) and other universities around the world.
Graduates receive the qualification Bachelor of Engineering and Technology and work in oil-gas and mining companies, as well as research institutes in engineering positions.