6В05109 – Neuroscience

Educational program

6В05109 – Neuroscience

Field of education

6В05 Sciences, mathematics and statistics


Direction of personnel training

6В051 –Biological and related sciences

Group of educational programs

В051 –Biological and related sciences

EP purpose

To train competitive specialists in the field of neuroscience, guided by moral and ethical principles in their professional activities and possessing professional competencies that meet the requirements of employers carrying out professional activities in the scientific, medical and socio-industrial spheres, governmental and business structures based on modern concepts and methods of neuroscience from the perspective of interdisciplinary neuroscientific approaches in conducting research and applied works on the development of safe and effective artificial intelligence technologies, the development of diagnostic algorithms in the study of brain functions in health and disease, capable of planning and running neurotrainings for organizations, to determine effective strategies in neuroscience.

Language of education

Kazakh, Russian, English

Volume of the credits


The awarded academic degree


Educational outcome

ON1. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of neuroscience at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organismal and behavioral levels in the context of the law of unity of structure and function to perform research effectively in the field of neuroscience;

ON2. Apply modern experimental techniques and methods of neuroimaging in the study of neurobiological processes based on the integration of interdisciplinary approaches to neuroscience;

ON3. Implement a collection of primary data to conduct project scientific and applied research in neuroscience in accordance with ethical standards and principles of scientific character;

ON4. Develop the design of experimental studies aimed at solving problems in neuroscience based on the integration of psychological, neurophysiological and mathematical principles;

ON5. Master the basics of statistical analysis and programming, mathematical modeling using modern computer technologies for the implementation of research tasks in neuroscience;

ON6. Implement analysis and reasonable interpretation of team research data in neuroscience using mathematical and information programs and technologies in compliance with scientific criteria;

ON7. Conduct neurotrainings in various organizations based on the definition and adaptation of modern achievements of neuroscience;

ON8. Apply developments in the field of neurocybernetics and human-computer interaction in accordance with the requirements of health care, state security, marketing and business;

ON9. Master the principles of self-education using modern information and educational technologies in order to expand integrative knowledge and the diversity of their application;

ON10. Apply modern neurotechnological developments aimed at optimizing the educational and labor process taking into account the age-related characteristics of the functional state of the brain;

ON11. Argue scientifically and defend own views, positions and opinions regarding problems in the field of theoretical and applied neuroscience at the system level;

ON12. Possess positive communication skills based on the principles of patriotism, citizenship and tolerance for successful teamwork in the process of solving applied aspects of neuroscience.

For applicants



Academic activity

The Neuroscience program adheres to the methodology of complex education in the field of science and practice of neuroscience to form professional self-identification in bachelors at the level of international standards. The Neuroscience program is designed following the requirements for the preparation of bachelors in neuroscience at universities such as Oxford University, University of Cambridge, Stanford University, University of Cincinnati, University of Central Florida. As part of the training program, bachelors will be trained in the model of a scientist-practitioner to form professionally important competencies in them, such as systemic knowledge in the field of theory and practice of neuroscience; the ability to reflect and understand the complexity and multidimensionality of studying the brain is a system of various relationships and essential connections; the ability to analyze significant neurobiological contexts and situations and an understanding of the specifics and importance of professional psychological activity; knowledge of the basics of research work and the ability to perform independent educational research work (graduate work).

Scientific activity

Scientific schools of scientific directions of the department, (scientific projects)




-cognitive neuroscience;

- Immune oncogenes - a new target of anticancer therapy;

- Study of chronophysiological mechanisms of adaptation of the human cardiovascular system to socio-ecological and abiotic environmental factors;

- Rhythmogenesis and regulation of spontaneous synchronous activity of brain neurons during hyperexcitation;

- Psychophysiological markers of depressive conditions;

- EEG / MRI studies of brain development, emotional-cognitive functions, and their genetic markers in different age groups.

International activity

Academic mobility bachelors have the opportunity to participate in academic mobility programs at partner universities such as the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Harvard University, University of Florida, University of Cincinnati, Oregon State University, Drexel University, Universidad de Granada, Universidad de Cadiz, The University of Sheffield, Seoul National University, Skolkovo Innovation Center, Moscow State University Lomonosov.

Quality assurance (Accreditation, rating, work with employers)

For the future employment of graduates of the program, the key employers are:
1. Scientific institutes, centers, laboratories: National Institute of Neurosurgery (Nur-Sultan), Cognitive Neuroscience Center (Almaty), Neuronet laboratory of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) (Moscow);
2. Universities: KBTU, Nazarbayev University, KazNU named after al-Farabi;
3. Military and security structures of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
4. Spheres of national security of the Republic of Kazakhstan: the National Security Committee;
5. Medical institutions: Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Mental Health, the Republican Scientific and Practical Center for Mental Health, the MRI Center at the Kazakh Research Institute of Oncology and Radiology (Almaty), the Asyl Miras Autism Center (Almaty), Center for social adaptation and labor rehabilitation (Almaty);
6. State and international organizations "Human Resources": KazMunayGas;
7. Business organizations: NeuroStorm (Nur-Sultan), Kazakhstan Association of polygraph examiners (Nur-Sultan), Beeline (Almaty);
8. Business community (providing information on the possibilities of introducing neuroscience methods in business organizations, advertising products, neuromarketing, etc.);
9. Educational institutions: Alem_Genius (Almaty);
10. Mass media: Arguments and facts (Almaty).
The educational program is relevant for a specific area of ​​employment
1.educational institutions,
2. government services,
3.research centers,
4. health care organizations
5. business structures and manufacturing enterprises.