AGENCY FOR RECOGNITION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EDUCATION

EDUCATION SYSTEM IN KAZAKHSTAN

The education system in the Republic of Kazakhstan is based on the principle of continuity and includes the following levels of education:

PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AND TRAINING

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

MAIN SECONDARY EDUCATION

SECONDARY EDUCATION
(general secondary education, technical and vocational education)

POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

HIGHER EDUCATION

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

THREE LEVEL SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION

    
PHD
DURATION: at least 3 years
Theoretical studies
Professional practice (teaching, research)
Research work
PHD dissertation
MASTERS
DURATION: 1 - 1,5 years
Scientigic-pedagogical - 2 years
Theoretical studies
Scientific-pedagogical master's dissertation
Professional practice (teaching, research)
Research work
BACHELORS
DURATION: 4 years
Theoretical studies
Professional practice
For the groups in "Education" continuous practice