6B05101 Biological engineering

Educational program

6B05101 Biological engineering

Field of education

6В05 Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

Direction of personnel training

6В051 Biological and related sciences

Group of educational programs

B050 Biological and related sciences

EP purpose

High-quality training of specialists for research, diagnostic institutions and manufacturing enterprises. The implementation of the educational program is aimed at the formation of the personality of a specialist capable:

- to solve professional problems in the field of microbiology, to identify microorganisms in laboratory and working conditions;

- to characterize microorganisms-pests of various industries and use methods to combat them;

- use the information and communication technologies necessary for the work;

- plan the experimental work in compliance with all microbiological safety standards;

To build a personal educational trajectory.

Language of education



Volume of the credits

240 academic credits

The awarded academic degree


Educational outcome

Upon completion of this educational program, students are expected to be able to:

1. Participate in the developing of promising and innovative biomedical technologies to create diagnostic, preventive, antherapeutic medical and veterinary drugs

2. Use programming, statistics and graphs to provide skills in modeling, modification and testing of known biomedical systems and behavior devices

3. To develop and apply methods of genetic engineering and biotechnology for food production through the creation of highly productive transgenic strains, plant varieties and breeds of farm animals

4. To obtain, process and evaluate the properties of biomedical materials from bio-nanocomposites, including tissue-engineering methods

5. To operate with basic information processing methods for experimental research to increase the level of reliability of experimental results

6. To design biomaterials and bio-devices using the methods and principles of biomedical imaging and biomechanics

7. To master standard DNA working methods and general methods of DNA sequence cloning

8. To use methods for determining, describing, identifying plants and animals (including forest objects, breeding animals)

9. To develop methods, instructions and recommendations for organizing, monitoring the technological processes of production to ensure the safety of the production cycle and finished products

10. Provide consultations on environmental protection and protection from various environmental problems (corrosion, biological methods of remediation of contaminated objects, wastewater treatment, etc.) for specialists in operation, maintenance and engineering support

11. To carry out engineering support for biotechnological production, select selection criteria and quality assessment methods necessary for the production of a specific target product

12. To evaluate and analyze the parameters of the effectiveness of the use of bioengineering and biotechnological environmental methods based on the data of the monitoring and control system

For applicants


 Academic activity  Academic activity of the EP is carried out:

- within the framework of existing regulatory documents and methodological recommendations in the field of higher education in the field of biological sciences;

- as a result of the implementation of regulatory documents regulating the educational and methodological process at the university;

- generalization and dissemination of new normative legal acts concerning methodological work;

- current and long-term planning of the educational and methodological work of the university; coordination of the educational and methodological complex of the discipline (EMCD) of the department for compliance with regulatory legal acts, the working curriculum and the educational program;

- monitoring the provision of the educational process with teaching materials, documenting the results;

- development of teaching materials; development and implementation of the working curriculum.
 Scientific activity  For the implementation of the educational program at the faculty there are laboratories:

- Laboratory "Photobiotechnology"

- Laboratory "Ecology of Microorganisms"

- Laboratory "General Microbiology"

- Laboratory "Biochemistry"

- Laboratory "Plant Physiology"

- Laboratory "Bioinformatics"

- Laboratory of mutagenesis

- Laboratory of molecular biology

- Laboratory of environmental genetics


Scientific directions of the department of biotechnology:

- Ecological biotechnology

- Plant Biotechnology

- Photobiotechnology

- Medical biotechnology

- Bioinformatics

- Ecological biochemistry

- Applied Microbiology

- Ecological microbiology

- Food Microbiology,

- Food biotechnology
 International activity

Students of 3-4 years have the opportunity to study at leading universities in the world as part of the academic mobility program. In particular, there is an agreement with the University of Salento, Italy. Students take courses, study Italian, work in scientific laboratories. More than 20 students have already been trained.

Teachers of the educational program undergo internships, educational courses abroad to exchange experience, gain new competencies, and improve educational skills.
 Quality assurance (Accreditation, rating, work with employers)  International and  national accreditation

For the future employment of graduates of the program, key employers are: 

1. Institute of Biology and Plant Biotechnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan

2. Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry named after M. A. Aitkhozhin "KN MES RK

3. Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

 4. “VIVA Pharm” LLP

5. “KazEcoSolutions” LLP

6. Research and Production Co "Antigen" Ltd

7. JSC "Scientific Center of Anti-Infectious Drugs".


The educational program is relevant for a specific area of employment:

- Production (enterprises of food, processing industry, production of new drugs);

- Social (health, education, ecology, services of various government organizations)