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Kazak British Technical University offers a range of graduate programs aimed at training qualified specialists who will be awarded the Master’s degree upon successful completion. The programs vary in the requirements and academic terms of study.

All KBTU graduate programs require that applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college or university. In compliance with Kazakhstan legislature the degrees granted by foreign universities must be nostrificated within the first academic year.

Applicants interested in graduate education are to submit the required documents to the Admission Committee or through online information portal. Government services in electronic form are available through the portal only to those applicants who have obtained a digital signature. 

 

KBTU Graduate Educational Programs  

 

Code

Group

Program

Geology and Geological Exploration

1

М121

Geology

Geology and Geological Exploration of Mineral Deposits

Energy and Petroleum Industry Faculty

2

М115

Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

3

Industrial Project Management and Engineering

Education Research Center of Chemical Engineering

4

М097

Chemical Engineering and Process Chemistry

Organic Chemical Engineering

5

Petroleum Chemistry

Information Technologies Faculty

6

М094

Information Technologies

Information Systems

7

Computer Engineering and Software

Education Research Center of Mathematics and Cybernetics

8

М094

Information Technologies

Mathematical and Computer Modeling

Business School

9

М074

Finance, Banking and Insurance Business

Finance

10

 

M072

Management and Administration

Project Management

11

Business Administration

Education Research Center of Alternative Energy and Nano Technology

12

М108

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (by industrial sectors)

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Education Research Center of Material and Corrosion Science

13

М101

Material Science and New Materials Technology

Material Science and New Materials Technology

Kazakhstan Maritime Academy

14

M110

Marine Engineering and Technology

Offshore Engineering and Shipping operations

15

M072

Management and Administration

Transport Engineering and Planning

 

Admission Procedure

 

 

Education Programs with IT (Integrated Testing) specialties required for admission to graduate school

 

Groups and Codes

IT Specialties

Discipline 1

Discipline 2

M072

Management and Administration

Management

Business Organization

M074

Finance, Banking and Insurance Business

Theoretical Economics

Macroeconomics

M094

Information Technologies

Algorithms and data structures

Database

M097

Chemical Engineering and Process Chemistry

Non-organic Chemistry

General Chemical Engineering

M108

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (by industrial sectors)

Mechanics

Introduction to Nanotechnology

М101

Material Science and New Materials Technology

Mechanics

Molecular Physics

M110

Marine Engineering and Technology

Basics of ship service organization

Theory and ship facilities

M115

Petroleum Engineering

Oil and Gas Well Drilling

Oil Production technology

M121

Geology

General and Historical Geology

Geology of Mineral Deposits

 

For further information and sample test questions visit the website  http://www.testcenter.kz/ru/contacts/requisites/

 

You can pay for Integrated Test using the following information:

RSE “National Centre of Testing” of MES RoKК

010011 Nur-Sultan city, Zhenis ave. 60

BIN 000140001853

JSC «Narodniy Bank of Kazakhstan»

БИК HSBKKZKX, КБE 16

ИИК KZ536010111000001515

Phone: +7 (7172) 31 74 04

Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.testcenter.kz

 

KBTU Master School applicants should submit the following documents:

 

The list of documents

  1.  

Application to the Rector

  1.  

Higher education diploma (original)

  1.  

ID copy

  1.  

Personnel Record and confirmation of employment document (for applicants with seniority)

  1.  

CV

  1.  

Six photos 3x4 cm

  1.  

Medical certificate - form 086-U, approved by order of Acting Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan as of November 23, 2010 № 907 “On approval of the forms of healthcare organizations primary medical documentation” (registered #6697 in the Register of State Registration of Normative Legal Acts) (hereinafter referred to as Order #907)

  1.  

Copy of the certificate on passing the comprehensive test for the programs (if any)

  1.  

Certificates on IELTS/TOEFL/Duolingo English Test (if any)

  1.  

Letter of recommendation (signees: employer and/or higher education institution representative)

  1.  

Motivation letter

 

The originals of the documents should be submitted together with their above-mentioned copies for verification. After verification the original documents are returned to the owner.

*Important!

Please make sure that you have a scanned or notarized copy of the document confirming your Bachelor degree before submitting your documents, since the original of your diploma(s)will be stored at the university until your graduation.

 

KBTU Master School Enrolment Procedure

 

Enrollment of Master School applicants is based on the Complex Test (hereinafter CT) results out of 150-point rating system that should be not less than overall 50 points, including the following points:

  • at least 7 points in the foreign language section;

according to the Major of educational programs group:

  • at least 7 points, with the choice of one correct answer,
  • at least 7 points with the choice of one or more correct answers and
  • not less than 7 points in the Learner Readiness Test.

If there is a foreign language certificate with a minimum threshold value, and the certificate indicates the maximum possible score - 50 points for a foreign language, an applicant is exempted from the foreign language test.

The threshold score may vary up to the regulations by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Retake of entrance exams and Complex Test in the year of applying is not allowed.

Applicants ​​with an international certificate of the standardized Graduate Record Examinations GRE for groups of Master School educational programs such as Pedagogical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Information and Communication Technologies, Engineering, Processing and Construction Industries, as well as Humanities, Social Sciences and Business and Management are exempted from CT while applying to the Master’s with Kazakh, Russian or English languages of instruction.

The necessary threshold values ​​are in the table below.

 

Transfer of the international standardized GRE certificate points to CT scores in the master's program with the Kazakh or Russian languages of instruction

 

International standardized GRE

(Graduate Record Examinations)

Complex Test

Test sections

Points for «Pedagogical Sciences», training areas «Humanities», «Social Sciences»

Points for «Natural Sciences, mathematics and statistics», «Information and communication technologies», «Engineering, manufacturing and construction industries», areas of training «Business and Administration»

Test types

Points

Quantitative Reasoning

At least 155 points

At least 160 points

Learner Readiness Test

30

Test on Major in educational programs group

70

Verbal Reasoning

At least 145 points

At least 140 points

Foreign language test

50

Analytical Writing

At least 3 points

At least 2 points

 

 

Applicants ​​with an international certificate of the standardized Graduate Management Admission Test GMAT for groups of Master School educational programs such as «Business and Administration» training direction are exempt from CT in the master's program with Kazakh, Russian or English languages of study. The required threshold values are shown in the table.

 

Transfer of the international standardized GMAT certificate points to CT scores

in the master's program with the Kazakh or Russian languages of instruction

 

International standardized GMAT

(Graduate Management Admission Test)

Complex Test

Test sections

Points for

 Business and Administration

Test types

Points

Quantitative Reasoning

At least 40 points

Learner Readiness Test

30

Integrated Reasoning

At least 4 points

Test on Major in educational programs group

70

Verbal Reasoning

At least 20 points

Foreign language test

50

Analytical Writing

At least 3 points

 

 

Those who apply to the master's programs with the Kazakh or Russian languages of instruction having graduated from foreign higher educational institutions in countries where  English is the state or official language, and  from universities with  study programs accredited by foreign accreditation agencies included in the registers and (or) associations of accreditation bodies of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member states are exempted from the entrance foreign (English) language section of CT for 5 years.

Those applicants who have submitted documents for Master programs not relevant/non-related to their Bachelor degree major have the right to study at KBTU given the completion of the prerequisite disciplines needed for doing the relevant Master program.

 

List of pre-requisites required for Master School groups of educational programs

 

Code of educational programs

group

Groups of

Master School educational programs

 

Educational program

List of pre-requisite courses

1

М094

Information Technologies

Information Systems

Information Safety and

Data Protection;

Information Systems Basics;

Database Systems;

Programming Languages.

2

М115

Oil Engineering

Petroleum Business

Introduction to Petroleum engineering;

Technology and Equipment of Oil Gas Fields development.

3

М121

Geology

Geology and Mineral Deposits Exploration

Geology;

Geology and Mineral Deposits Exploration;

Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan.

4

M074

Banking, Finance and Insurance

Finance

Finance

5

M072

Management and Administration

Project Management

Project Management

6

M072

Management and Administration

Business Administration

No pre-requisites

7

М094

Information Technologies

Mathematical and Computer Modelling

Linear Algebra;

Calculus 1,2,3;

Differential Geometry;

Mathematical Physics Equations.

8

М097

Chemical Engineering and Processes

Chemical Technology of Organic Substances

Chemical Technology;

Organic Chemistry.

9

М097

Chemical Engineering and Processes

Petrochemisry

Chemical Technology;

Oil&Gas Chemistry;

Oil&Gas Processing Technology.

 

Applicants entering the relevant or related specialties should take the prerequisite courses on a paid basis in the first semester upon enrolment to the Master's program if there are no above-indicated prerequisite courses or similar courses in their Bachelor’s transcript. The list of prerequisites is subject to changes following the curriculum amendments.

Applicants should submit the original documents to KBTU Admissions prior to formal enrolment.

 

Admission based on the State educational order

(educational grant)

 

Persons gaining highest scores on Complex testing and (or) the sum of entrance exams results are enrolled based on the educational order on a competitive basis:

For scientific – pedagogical not less than 75 points;

Persons holding one of the valid international certificates confirming English language proficiency in accordance with the common-European competencies (standards) of foreign language proficiency are exempted from a CT foreign language test for the Master’s program. The authenticity and validity period of the submitted certificates is checked by the Admission Committee of KBTU. The required threshold requirements ​​are presented in the table.

 

Threshold requirements of international certificates confirming foreign language knowledge

 

International certificate

Threshold point not less than / not lower than

IELTS with Interpress and British Council stamp

6,0

IELTS INDICATOR

6,0

Duolingo English Test

95

TOEFL ITP

543 points

TOEFL IBT

60 points

TOEFL PBT

498 points

CEFR

Level B2

DSH (German language)

Niveau С1/level C1

TFI (French language)

Level В1

DELF (French language)

LevelB2

DALF (French language)

Level C1

TCF (French language)

50 points

*   Threshold points may vary – regulated by MES RoK

 

Admission of the documents to the educational program

MBA “Business Administration”

 

Applications for the master's program MBA "Business Administration" educational program (corporate MBA and EMBA) are accepted by the admission committee during the year. MBA education is offered on a fee basis.

The dates for entrance examinations and enrollment in MBA educational programs (EMBA) are determined by KBTU independently.

When students are enrolled in MBA programs, KBTU structural units implementing these programs conduct entrance tests, which are mandatory for all forms of training. KBTU structural units implementing the MBA program (Business School) and the corporate MBA program (Center for Postgraduate Education) independently determine the form, content, and also the procedure for conducting entrance examinations.

When familiarizing with corporate MBA programs, the academic disciplines studied earlier in the course of mastering the basic professional educational programs of the appropriate level and / or additional educational programs, but not more than 50% of theoretical training, can be re-done.

When mastering corporate MBA programs, academic subjects that were studied earlier in the course of mastering the main professional educational programs of the corresponding level and/or additional educational programs can be transferred, but no more than 50% of theoretical training.

 

Contacts of the Admissions committee in post-graduate educational programs:

 

Almaty, Tole bi street (corner of Abylay khan street and the Old square)

Work hours of the Admissions committee:

Monday- Friday:                 9:00 - 19:00

Saturday:                            9:00 - 13:00

Contact phones:

8 (727) 357 42 77;

8 (727) 357 42 82;

8 (707) 020 2132

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