The PhD Program of Turan University provides elite training for the highest scientific qualification specialists in the scientific, scientific-pedagogical, industrial and innovative fields of activity.
The education is given by highly qualified teaching staff, including invited foreign professors from leading foreign universities.
Preparation of a doctoral dissertation is combined with high scientific activity: PhD students have the opportunity to participate in GUESSS project – a global project to study entrepreneurial sentiments among students (Turan University – the basic university for research in Kazakhstan), as well as in Triple Helix projects (Turan University heads the representative office of the International Triple Helix Association in Kazakhstan).
The university has dissertation councils for defending PhD theses in the specialties “Economics. Management. Finance”, “Psychology”, “Jurisprudence”.
PhD students can undergo scientific training at leading foreign universities and research and educational centers.
All Phd students have opportunity to publish the scientific research results in the university’s periodical – scientific journal “Bulletin of Turan University“, which is included in the list of publications recommended by Monitoring Committee on Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the RK for the publication of scientific results. In addition, the university annually holds international scientific conferences. Scientific collections of the materials are registered in the Book Chamber of the RK with ISBN. The university has a research department which has information on scientific conferences at various levels, both in Kazakhstan and abroad.
A Master’s degree and at least 9 months’ work experience.
Applicants provide international certificates confirming knowledge of a foreign language in accordance with the common European competences (standards) of foreign language proficiency:
|TOEFL PBT – at least 453||TestDaF-Prufung (Niveau В2/level В2)||
TFI – not lower than B2 level in reading and listening sections
|TOEFL IBT – at least 46||DSH (Niveau В2/level В2)||DELF – level B2|
|TOEFL ITP – at least 460||DALF – level В2|
|IELTS INDICATOR – at least 5.5||
TCF – at least 50 points
|IELTS academic – at least 5.5|
Individuals with a TOEFL ITP certificate take an additional test of English proficiency before the start of the doctoral entrance exam.
The number of test items for additional testing in English is 100 questions. The maximum number of points is 100 points.
ACCEPTANCE OF DOCUMENTS
Reception of applications for participation in entrance exams is carried out by the selection committee in the information system of the NTC.
PhD degree admission package.
The original documents shall be submitted with the copies of documents to be verified.
The original documents are returned after the verification.
Persons who have received documents on education in foreign educational organizations must go through the procedure for recognition or nostrification of documents. Documents on higher education in a foreign language must have notarized translation into Kazakh / Russian.
Acceptance of documents – from July 3 to August 3.
Entrance exams are held from August 4 to August 20, enrollment – until August 28.
Acceptance of documents – from November 1 to November 18.
Entrance exams are held from November 19 to December 11, enrollment – fron December 26 to January 10.
The format of the entrance exam: an essay on approved topics, a test for readiness to study in PhD program and exams on the profile of the educational program. The entrance exam for groups of educational programs of the doctoral program will be conducted in electronic format through the testing centers.
|TEST FOR READINESS TO STUDY IN PHD PROGRAM||30|
|EXAM ON THE PROFILE OF THE GROUP OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM||50|
The passing score for admission to the doctoral program under the state educational order and on tuition basis is 75 points.
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Upon admission to the Doctorate in the event of any mismatches of the educational program profile of Phd studies the Master’s program, pre-requisites for mastering are set for the doctoral candidate.
Applicants are allowed to master them on their own and pass exams on a fee basis after passing the entrance exams. Prerequisite programs for Phd education programs are developed with the relevant departments.
List of prerequisites