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Doctoral studies

In order to ensure the safety of life and health of students, faculty, other employees of educational institutions, as well as to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 during the pandemic declared by the World Health Organization, based on the decision of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 12, 2020, No. 20, NAO «S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University» conducts classes of the third trimester of the 2019-2020 academic year in distance technology learning.

All types of professional practices will be available on an additional individual schedule in consultation with the Center for Entrepreneurship, Career and Business Development (CfECBD), Departments and Practices Managers.If you have additional questions, you can contact the Office of the Dean of faculty.

PhD educational program has a scientific and pedagogical orientation and involves fundamental educational, methodological and research training and in-depth study of disciplines in the relevant areas of science for higher and postgraduate education and the scientific sphere.

Doctoral studies ensure the improvement of the process of training scientific and pedagogical personnel in accordance with international requirements and the principles of the Bologna process.

S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University has a license in 23 PhD specialties. Training in doctoral studies is conducted in full-time, in two areas: scientific and pedagogical, and profile. Training period is 3 years. 


Doctoral studies Specialties:

6D012000 - Professional training (by industry)
6D042000 - Architecture
6D050600 - Economy
6D050700 - Management
6D050800 - Accounting and Auditing
6D050900 - Finance
6D051100 - Marketing
6D070300 - Information systems
6D071700 - Thermal power engineering
6D072400 - Technological machinery and equipment
6D073200 - Standardization and certification
6D080100 - Agronomy
6D080200 - Production technology of animal husbandry products
6D080600 - Agricultural technology and technology
6D080700 - Forest resources and forestry
6D080800 - Soil Science and Agrochemistry
6D081100 - Plant Protection and Quarantine
6D120100 - Veterinary Medicine
6D120200 - Veterinary Sanitation
6D071300 - «Transport, transport technique and technology»
6D071800 - «Power engineering»
6D072700 - «Technology of food products (by application areas)»
6D072800 - «Technology of processing industries (by field)»

Requirements for applicants for doctoral studiesDoctoral studies admission is carried out in accordance with the Model Rules for Education Admission in the Educational Organization, implementing professional training programs for postgraduate education, approved by Government Decree of the RK, January 19, 2012, No. 109. Documents are accepted from 3 to 31 July. Entrance examinations are from 10 to 20 August, enrollment is until 28 August. PhD Doctors of S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University are citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign citizens and stateless persons who have a master's degree.

Applicants to the doctoral studies submit the following documents:

  1. an application addressed to the head of the organization, which indicates the city where they will take the entrance exam in a foreign language;
  2. a copy of the identity card;
  3. a copy of the education certificate;
  4. a copy of the certificate of passing the test for the programs specified in paragraph 14 of these Model Regulations (if any);
  5. the list of scientific and scientific-methodical works (in case of their availability);
  6. six photos measuring 3x4 centimeters;
  7. medical certificate form 086-U;
  8. a personal sheet on personnel records or another document confirming the work activity, certified by the personnel service at the place of work.

Together with copies of documents, the original is provided for reconciliation. After reconciliation, the originals are returned.Applicants to the PhD doctorate take entrance exams in a foreign language (optional) and specialties. The entrance exam for the foreign language is conducted by the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.Persons who hold international certificates confirming the proficiency in a foreign language in accordance with the European competencies (standards) for the possession of a foreign language are exempt from the entrance exam for a foreign language in the magistracy, residency and doctoral studies in the following examinations:

Examination by specialty is carried out by the examination commission of the university.Training in doctoral studies is carried out only on full-time basis on the basis of the state educational order.

Catalog of elective courses

8D014 Teacher training with subject specialisation for general development

8D01401  Management in technical and vocational education

8D041 Business and administration

8D04101  Agro-industrial complex Management

8D04102  Agro-industrial complex Economics and Organizing

8D04103 Accounting and auditing in accordance with international standards

8D04104 - Financial innovation in business

8D04105 Marketing

8D061 Information and communication technologies

8D06101  Big Data Analitics

8D06102  Systems engineering

8D06103  Modeling and optimization of business processes

8D071 Engineering and engineering trades

8D07105  Mechanical Engineering

8D072 Manifacturing and processing

8D07201  Food science

8D073 Architecture and Civil engineering

8D07302  Geodesy

8D07304  Land management

8D075  Standartization, cerification and metrology (by industries)

8D081 Agronomy

8D08101  Genetics and selection of crop

8D08102  Organic Farming

8D082 Animal production

8D08201  Animal science

8D083 Forestry

8D083 Forestry

8D087 Agricultural engineering

8D087 Agricultural engineering

8D091 Veterinary

8D09102  Sanitary ecological safety of animal production

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