6В051 Microbiology

Educational program

6В051 Microbiology

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

Kazakh, Russian, English 


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. To conduct a comparative analysis of the principles of systematics and nomenclature of pro- and eukaryotic microbes, their cellular organization, biophysical and biochemical processes occurring in a microbial cell, the structure and properties of viruses, their genetic characteristics.

2. Apply knowledge of the morphological, physiological and biochemical features of the functioning of microbio-objects in laboratory and industrial conditions.

3. To analyze the principles and methods of monitoring environmental objects, the possibility of the existence of prokaryotes in different conditions and their global ecological role.

4. To have the skills to work with live cultures of microbes, microscopic preparations, nutrient media, laboratory microbiological equipment.

5. Comply with the rules for the preparation of microbiological dishes, making liquid and solid nutrient media for the cultivation of microorganisms, sterilization, and storage.

6. To carry out technological control of compliance of the quality of raw materials and products with established safety standards.

7. Possess the skills of determining the quantitative and qualitative composition of microorganisms in environmental objects and food products.

8. Differentiate pathogenic, conditionally pathogenic and sanitary-indicative microorganisms, causative agents of food toxicoinfections according to their biological properties.

9. To possess the methods of bacteriological and sanitary-microbiological research, the theoretical foundations of chemotherapy, immunology and vaccinal prevention of infectious diseases of humans and animals.

10. Compare adequate methods for determining the antimicrobial activity of medical immunobiological and anti-infective drugs.

11. To operate with basic information methods for processing experimental studies;

12. To carry out search and use the information necessary for the effective performance of professional tasks and personal development.

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"


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. Research Institute of Ecology;

2. Research Institute of Problems of Biology and Biotechnology;

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

4. RSE “Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. M. A. Aitkhozhin "KN MES RK;

5. RGP "Institute of Microbiology and Virology" of the Scientific Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

6. “Foodmaster Company” JSC

7. VIVA Pharm LLP


9. Carlsberg LLP

10. Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan

11. KazEcoSolutions LLP

12. LLP research and production enterprise "Antigen"

13. JSC "Scientific Center of Anti-infectious Drugs", PCG on PVC, City Center for Human Reproduction of the Health Department of Almaty

14. Eurasian Foods Corporation JSC

15. LLP "Raimbek Bottlers"