Full-time training

Profile direction

The training program is targeted at in-depth professional training of specialists in the field, within applied research

Duration of the training - 1 year

Scientific and pedagogical direction

In-depth research training, teaching activities within the needs of continuing studies in doctoral programs

Duration of study: 2 years

The training program 7M04201 (02) - "Jurisprudence" is designed to train personnel for the system of higher, postgraduate education and the scientific sphere, with profound research and pedagogical training in the field of law.

The goal of the training program is to train lawyers with sophisticated knowledge in the field of law, ability to skillfully apply regulatory legal acts in specific areas of legal activity, legal training and education, implementing substantive and procedural law in professional activities, capable of conducting legal examination of programs, projects, regulatory and legal acts, teaching materials.

The relevance of the training program 7M04201 (02) - "Jurisprudence" is based on the fact that currently there is a problem of a shortage of research fellows in research centers, governing bodies and educational institutions, therefore, these specialists are in demand and are constantly required.
This training program is developed on the basis of the competency-based model of specialist training, which meets the needs of the labor market and the requirements of employers. This model is a description of the key competencies of graduates, their level of preparedness and willingness to perform specific professional functions.

The advantage of this training program is a new approach to the formation of key competencies required by a graduate of the training program in the research and pedagogical direction of training.

The main objectives of the training program

Deepening theoretical and practical individual training of postgraduates, providing conditions for students to receive full and high-quality multilateral research and pedagogical education, and to achieve professional competence by them;

Training specialists with a high level of professional culture, having a civic position, able to solve current research and practical problems; successfully carry out research and management activities; teach at universities with knowledge in the field of university pedagogy and psychology;

Developing students' ability to self-improvement and self-development, needs and skills of independent creative mastery of new knowledge and skills throughout their active life;

Formation of the methodological culture of a graduate student, the acquisition of skills in organizing and conducting research on problems in the field of jurisprudence;

Developing the ability of students to prepare and process analytical information for decision-making by government and local governments; work with databases and information systems.

Key competencies in the training program

Be prepared for didactic and professional activities aimed at solving various problems of self-realization in the creative educational process;

Name the basic norms of individual branches of law, give qualified legal opinions and advice on the application of law;

Be able to think clearly, precisely, definitely and consistently; not to allow contradictions in their reasoning; open logical errors, reasonably substantiate their conclusions, refute the unfounded conclusions of their opponents;

Assess current regulatory legal acts, identify conflicts and gaps in legal regulation, participate in the development of draft legal acts, apply regulatory legal acts in a qualified manner, have knowledge of regulatory and legal documents in the field of law, regulatory and instructional documentation, skills and abilities to develop current documentation;

Systematize knowledge about development trends of the state, public and international law;

Gain knowledge in the field of management, entrepreneurship, take the initiative, master and implement managerial and other innovations in professional activities;

Identify the basics of research methods of comparative studies, analysis and synthesis of legal processes and phenomena;

Carry out expert and analytical examination of regulatory legal acts;

Develop documents of a legal nature and various types of contracts, to carry out a legal examination of documentation;

Be aware of the current problems of criminal proceedings, constitutional and legal aspects of protecting the rights of participants in criminal proceedings, theoretical and practical problems of forensic science, international standards in criminal proceedings.

Types of professional activity

Research activities;

Pedagogical activity (for the scientific and pedagogical direction of preparation);

Law enforcement;

Expert advisory activity;

Organizational and management activities.

Employability prospects for specialists

Judicial, executive and representative bodies;

Justice authorities;

Law enforcement agencies;

State and local authorities;

Organizations, institutions and services of production and non-production sectors of various organizational and legal forms;


Notary system;

Research design organizations;

Universities and institutes for advanced training and retraining of employees in the legal system (for the research and pedagogical direction of training).


Profile direction

Organizational and managerial activities in government bodies and organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Identification of development models of law in modern conditions and interpretation of existing legal norms

Development of legal acts

Implementation of substantive and procedural law in professional activities

Identification, assessment of corruption behavior and assistance in its suppression

Formation of qualified legal opinions and advice in specific types of legal activity

Scientific and pedagogical direction

Pedagogical activities in higher education and research

Ensuring continuing education at the next stage of the vocational education system (doctoral studies)

Management in the field of education with strategic thinking and application of cutting-edge technologies and management tools

Identification of patterns of law development in modern conditions and interpretation of existing legal norms

Orientation in modern problems of law, acquisition of research and scientific aspects

Skills for conducting informational-analytical and informational-bibliographic tasks involving contemporary information technologies




Law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Agency of the State Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Central and local executive authorities

Notary and Bar

Private companies


From 130 000 to 900 000 KZT


Second higher education

  • Documents:
    Diploma, ID

  • Entrance tests:
    Comprehensive testing


240 000 KZT per year (Payment for credits)

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