7M05207 Meteorology

Educational program

7M05207 Meteorology

Field of education

7M05 Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics

Direction of personnel training

7M052 Environment

Group of educational programs

M086 Meteorology

EP purpose

Preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of meteorology with a high level of professional culture, is able to:

-    interpret and summarize current problems in the field of meteorology;

-    carry out research independently;

-    interpret the results of our own scientific research and report them at conferences and seminars of different levels;

-    carry out the educational process on the basis of classical and innovative teaching methods;

-    build their own program of further education and research activities.

Language of education

Kazakh, Russian

Volume of the credits

120 academic credits (120 ECTS)

The awarded academic degree

Master of Natural Science in the educational program «7M05207-Meteorology»

Educational outcome

ON1. to explain the modern climate changes on the territory of Kazakhstan;

ON2. to apply information technologies to solve current modern problems of climatology, forecast weather and other meteorological areas;

ON3. to develop guidelines for testing the climatic uniformity of meteorological series based on WMO software;

ON4. to develop, improve and implement in operational practice modern (innovative) methods of long-term forecasts based on global and regional climate models;

ON5. to develop and introduce into operational practice the principles and methods of analyzing hydrometeorological information for the purpose of improving climate services recommended by WMO;

ON6. to conduct risk assessments of hazardous weather events, adverse meteorological conditions, environmental and socio-economic impacts of climate change;

ON7. to use ways to implement environmental monitoring and control systems at local, national and regional levels;

ON8. to develop and improve guidance, regulatory and methodological documents (Manuals, Guidelines, Rules, etc.) for the maintenance of hydrometeorological monitoring;

ON9. to use modern methods of long-term weather and climate forecasting;

ON10. to assess the success of the applied methods of climate and meteorological forecasts;

ON11. to perform research work on national programs and international projects in the field of hydrometeorology; to represent the value of scientific results obtained by their presentation at seminars, conferences, congresses of the republican and international level; to defend their point of view in scientific discussions; to assess critically their professional competence and identify ways for further personal development;

ON12. to carry out pedagogical activities: conduct independently classroom activities, educational practices; develop educational and methodological complexes of disciplines; implement research results in practical educational activities; observe the rules of pedagogical ethics; show respect for the personality of students; manage the pedagogical activities of structural divisions of the University.

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 hydrology science;

-    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

Scientific directions of the Department: fundamental and applied research of hydrometeorological processes of different spatial and temporal scale, the interaction of the atmosphere and the ocean, the study of the laws of modern climate change and their impact on socio-economic development, the formation of water resources; recreational assessment of the regions of Kazakhstan; development and development of physical and mathematical models of the natural environment (atmosphere, ocean, inland waters, etc.).); a study of the predictability of hydrometeorological processes and the development of methods of hydrometeorological forecasts of different lead time, including forecasts of hazardous and severe weather events.

Material and technical base of EP:

-     Training and laboratory meteorological center (ULMC), which includes:

ü  laboratory of meteorological measurement methods;

ü  laboratory of aerology and radiometeorology;

ü  training meteorological station with automated information-measuring system "Weather»;

ü  weather training Bureau;

ü  station atmospheric monitoring, measuring complex "SKAT»;

ü  center for reception and archiving of operational meteorological information;

ü  SYNOPTIC archive.

-     Distance learning centre – opened with the assistance Of the regional hydrology centre of the world meteorological organization with the support of the world Bank.

-     Laboratory of climate change.

-     Comsats centre for climate and sustainability (CCU).

-     Environmental monitoring laboratory.

-     Water resources laboratory.

-     Laboratory of GIS for geographical studies.

-     Laboratory of geoinformation mapping.

International activity

Second-year Master students have the opportunity to study at leading universities in the world as a part of the academic mobility program. In particular, there is an agreement with the Russian State Hydrometeorological University (St. Petersburg, Russian Federation), Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland), Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain), Regional Meteorological Training Center of WMO, Hydrometeorological Center of Russia (Moscow, Russian Federation).

Lecturers of the educational program undergo internships and educational courses abroad to exchange experience, gain new competencies, and improve educational skills.

Quality assurance (Accreditation, rating, work with employers)

International accreditation, national accreditation.

This educational program has passed the international accreditation of the agency ACQUIN, the validity period of accreditation is up to September 30, 2023. According to the rating of educational programs among universities of Kazakhstan IAAR (Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating) and IQAA (Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education ) takes the first places.


The main employers for the future employment of graduates of the program:

-     RSE «Kazgidromet»;

-     RSE «Кazaeronavigatsiya»;

-     LLP "Institute of geography and water security»;

-     Research Institute «Space research Institute. academician U. M. Sultangazin», JSC «NCSRT»;

-     Sllp «Institute of ionosphere»;

-     JSC «Zhasyl-Damu»;


-     GU «Kazselezaschita»;

-     LLС Kazakhstan Agency of applied ecology (too «KAPE»);

-     Republican scientific-production and information center «KAZECOLOGY»;

-     LLС «Kazecoproject»;

-     Tengiz oil and gas field;

-     Karachaganak oil and gas condensate field.