About faculty

The mission of the Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) is

training of highly qualified specialists of the world level for the

dynamically developing IT sector of the national economy

The strategic goal of the faculty development is the creation of a scientific and

educational center, making a significant contribution to the world and

national educational space in the field of IT-

specialists taking into account the needs of the modern IT market and

the requirements of professional and educational standards.

In this regard, the objectives of the Faculty of IT are as follows:

- meeting the needs of the IT sector of the economy inhighly qualified specialists;

- activation of the work of the scientific community, the involvement of students and

teachers in research work for Kazakhstan digitization development;

- improving the organization of trainees' practices and concluding

contracts with the leading organizations of the IT industry;

- creation of a partnership system with potential employers with

the purpose of training IT-specialists in the labor market;

- establishment of a partnership system with the leading universities and

scientific centers in the field of training IT-specialists;

- quality maintenance of continuity and multilevelness

educational process: baccalaureate → master's degree → doctoral studies.

- contribution to the improvement the University's performance in QS World

University Ranking.

The Faculty of Information Technology consists of three departments:

- Information systems;

- Informatics;

- Artificial intelligence and Bigdata.

The Department of Information Systems prepares on bachelor, master and

doctoral studies in two specialties:

- Information Systems;

- Information security systems.

On specialty Information systems on the baccalaureate, except

the main educational program "Information Systems", there is

educational program "Industrial information

system "studied in English, the main feature of which is the preparation of

specialist in complex automation and informatization of

industrial enterprises. It is planned in 2018 as part of the project

Erasmus + the opening of a new bachelor degree program

"Computational linguistics", which is focused on the preparation of

specialists in the field of modern applied intellectual

information systems.

On the specialty of the Information Security System on

Bachelor's program, in addition to the main educational program "Systems

information security ", it is planned in 2018 the opening of a new

educational program of baccalaureate "CyberSecurity", that

is focused on training highly qualified specialists in

research and development of cybersecurity systems.

The Department of Informatics prepares on undergraduate, master and

doctoral studies in two specialties:

- Informatics;

- Computer science and software

as well as doctoral studies on the specialty - Computer Science, Computing

technology and management.

The Department of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data implements educational

programs:

- Bachelor "automation and management";

- magistracy and doctoral studies "artificial intelligence and large

data (Big Data) "," automation and management "and" Internet of things ".

 

All educational programs are developed in cooperation with employers and

oriented to the needs of practice. Also, along with Al-Farabi KazNU professors

the active staff of firm partners is involved in teaching