Master of Science in Offshore and Shipping Operations

General

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Program Description

The Master's program “Offshore Engineering and Shipping operations” is aimed at training of highly qualified senior staff for Kazakhstan in the oil and gas industry and offshore operations.

You will learn:

  • Offshore oil and gas project management
  • Offshore engineering
  • Construction project management in the oil and gas industry
  • Basics of exploration and production of hydrocarbons
  • Commercial management of ships
  • Financial management

Advantages:

  • Internship in oil and gas and shipping companies
  • Flexible curriculum
  • Lectures from high-class European and Kazakhstani specialists

Curriculum Structure

Semester 1

  • Foreign language (professional)
  • Psychology of management
  • Finance, budgeting and cost control
  • Management (Project Management)

Semester 2

  • Contracts, purchase, and supply
  • Infrastructure design in oil and gas industry
  • Surveying of ships and offshore installations
  • Shipping and port management
  • Maintenance and asset integrity

Semester 3

  • Environmental Quality Assurance Control
  • Supply Chains & Operations Management
  • Law and international legislation
  • Industrial Internship
  • MS Thesis/Project preparation
  • MS Project defense

Admissions

Entrance Examination:

The medium of instruction at the KBTU is English therefore English language proficiency is a requirement for admission to our programs. Applicants should have a minimum IELTS 4.5 / 5.5 score, or they will have to pass the KBTU internal English language test- KELET. Also, in addition to having the required proficiency in the English language; all applicants to the Kazakhstan Maritime Academy (KMA) must pass an additional entrance exam.

Here is the test for admission into the:

  • KMA: Internal mathematics and English Language tests

Documents needed:

  • A valid English language (IELTS 4.5 / 5.5) or Equivalent certificate, or have passed KBTU internal test the KELET
  • A motivation letter
  • Completed Application Form through our representative or online
  • Original academic certificates
  • Proof of available funds for the entire period of study (tuition fee +living costs), or proof of scholarship/sponsorship, if any
  • Six 3x4 centimeter size photographs
  • Medical Certificate (HIV Test)
  • X-ray with doctor’s report
  • Valid Passport (original and copy)
  • A support letter from an employer about the candidate’s work experience (if applicable)
  • Recommendation letter from the previous university, institution
  • A copy comprehensive test passing certificate (if available)

For more information please contact:

Postgraduate Study Office
Telephone Nos. +77273574264 and +77273574282
Email: postgrad@kbtu.kz 

Last updated Jul 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