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About

Graduates of the Education program from Nazarbayev University will be expected to act as key players in education reform and policy development in Kazakhstan.

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Overview

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (University of Cambridge or University of Pennsylvania), and in-depth exploration of advanced research methodology to develop scholars and independent researchers in the field of Education. It is a full-time four-year program.

Central to the NUGSE Ph.D. experience is the completion of a substantial piece of independent research, in the form of a Ph.D. dissertation. 

Why PhD in Education?

  • An innovative program that meets the international standards in terms of rigor, quality and relevance
  • It draws upon international best practices but responsive to the unique needs of Kazakhstan and the region
  • Supported by strong learning resources at NU, GSE, UCam and UPenn
  • Collaboration and joint supervision with faculty from UCam and Upenn
  • Opportunity to work, learn, develop and earn as TAs and Ras
  • The program prepares graduates to independently teach and conduct research at the highest academic international standards in universities, or take on roles in government or international organizations

Programme Structure

  • The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (University of Cambridge or University of Pennsylvania), and in-depth exploration of advanced research methodology to develop scholars and independent researchers in the field of Education. It is a full-time four-year program. 
  • Central to the NUGSE Ph.D. experience is the completion of a substantial piece of independent research, in the form of a Ph.D. dissertation. 
  • Graduates of the NUGSE Ph.D. program will be expected to act as key players in education reform and policy development in Kazakhstan.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • A competitive CGPA in applicant’s Master’s (or equivalent) degree.
  • High level of English proficiency
  •  2 years of work experience in a relevant field.
  • At the discretion of the Admissions Committee applicants with less than 2 years of work experience may also be considered.
  • High motivation and strong interest in the Program as outlined in a personal statement;
  • Relevant research interest and knowledge of research subject as demonstrated in a written research proposal;
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Living costs for Nur-Sultan

151250 - 222349 KZT /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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