Master in Intelligent Systems


Program Description

Programme perspectives

  • A unique programme that provides advanced study along with practical experience;
  • A great opportunity to realize your potential and develop professional skills by working on real projects of vendors such as EMC, Alem Research, etc.;
  • The programme is oriented towards the preparation of specialists in Data Science/Machine Learning;
  • Learning advanced innovative technologies including the collection of a large amount of data, solving business cases using data processing and management techniques, using programming languages such as R, Python, and MATLAB, and gaining experience in working with machine learning and pattern recognition tools and techniques;
  • Learning tools and techniques necessary for the development of real-time and embedded systems;
  • Courses are taught by the highly-qualified specialists, developers of software products from the large and well-known companies such as (needs to be filled out)
  • Professional certification from the University of Southampton;
  • Well-paid job after graduation;
  • The tuition fee for the entire period of study is 8 400 000 tenge;
    *there is an opportunity to win the internal grants of the KBTU.
  • The programme is based on a unique technology, where gained theoretical skills can be applied to real practical problems.
  • An invaluable knowledge that is useful today.

Programme requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Automation, and Control, Computer Systems and Software, or other related fields;
  • Strong knowledge of high level and low-level programming, algorithms and data structures, object-oriented programming, embedded design, and digital logic background, solid probability and linear algebra background;
  • Good level of English language proficiency.

Application period: June 1 - July 29, 2019.

Entrance exams

1st flow - July 2019;

2nd flow - August 2019.

The starting day of the programme is September 2019.

In order to get admitted into the Master’s programme with the KBTU grant, you should successfully pass the speciality exam. The exam takes place in 2 flows. July 28 you must submit all documents.

Required documents for admission

  • Application letter to the Rector of the KBTU;
  • Notarized copies of diploma and its transcripts;
  • Resume (both in English and Russian);
  • 2 recommendation letters;
  • 6 photos (3x4);
  • A copy of the state identification card;
  • Health certificate of the form 086-У;
  • A copy of the employment record/letter of employment from the employer (if applicable);
  • A copy of the TOEFL IbT/TOEFL certificate (560 or more), or IELTS certificate (6.0 or more);

If you do not have a valid IELTS or TOEFL certificate, you will be registered to the unified national English language exam during the admission process. The exam takes place on the basis of national universities in Almaty in mid-August. We will inform you about the exam dates later.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

KBTU considers its mission to provide high-quality education for future leaders in business and industry, to promote innovative technologies and research in the most advanced and prospective areas of ... Read More

KBTU considers its mission to provide high-quality education for future leaders in business and industry, to promote innovative technologies and research in the most advanced and prospective areas of science for the benefit of the region and the country as a whole. The strategic vision of the University is to promote the ideals of academic excellence, scientific progress, and national well-being, to maintain the status of an undisputed leader in the field of technical and business education. The major goals and ambitions of the university are the creation of a scientific and educational center with highly qualified scientific and pedagogical potential and a developed modern material and technical base, the development of a dual vocational training, training of highly qualified specialists who have professional and personal competencies with emphasis on financial, power-generating sector, spheres of high and information technologies and the maritime industry. Read less