Educational program: 7М02309Literary Study

Name of educational program

7М02309 Literary Study

Code and classification of the field of education

7М02 Art and Humanitarian Sciences

Code and classification of training direction

7М023 Languages and Literature

Name of educational program

7М02309 Literary Study

Purpose of EP

The program is aimed at formation a professional personality of a specialist with analytical and creative thinking; able to interpret and systematize the fundamental knowledge of modern theories and conceptions of literary study and folklore; theoretical knowledge in the field of management and marketing literature; able to carry on polemics, reasonably represent their own opinions on actual problems of modern literary study and art-management; work in a team.

The language of instruction

is Kazakh, Russian, English


120 academic credits

Degree to award:

Master of humanitarian sciences on the educational program «7М02309 – Literary Study»

Expected EP learning skills

Upon completion of this educational program, it is expected that undergraduates will be able to:

1. To demonstrate the profound knowledge in the field of social-humanitarian science, understanding of their current status, tendencies and laws of development.

To understand and interpret the latest theories and concepts of modern literature and art, methods and techniques of their study in the process of independent scientific research.

To understand the peculiarities of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of artistic work.

To understand the scientific, educational-methodical and artistic literature in a foreign language.

2. To understand the integrative processes in the system of scientific knowledge, forming the different directions of modern literary and folklore studies, especially the impact of globalization and modernization of consciousness on the development of the social-humanitarian sciences.

To describe the modern scientific knowledge in the field of literary and folklore studies in the context of the historical-cultural process the end of XX – the beginning of XXI centuries.

To synthesize of scientific knowledge for deciding the problems in new and unfamiliar contexts, including within the framework of the interdisciplinary scientific convergetions.

3. To understand the peculiarities of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of artistic work.

To own the methods and techniques of conducting independent research and interpretation of the results in the field of history, theory and management of literature.

4. To use the methodology of the study of works of artistic literature and folklore in the context of modern scientific directions of philological and social-humanitarian science.

To present the scientific theories, taking into account the achievements and directions of development of the modern philological and social-humanitarian science, interdisciplinary research.

To use a foreign language in the process of acquiring professional knowledge.

To apply the methods and techniques of psychology in the realization of professional activity.

5. To use the experimental technology for depth study of various phenomena of modern artistic work in the context of the culture, the expertise of literature’s works from the point of view of their informative, linguistic, stylistic peculiarities.

To carry out a set of theoretical and textual procedures of data’s collection, analysis, process of study and interpretation of the results of the study of artistic, scientific, publicist, translation, critical, folklore texts.

6. To present innovative teaching methods of literary disciplines in higher schools, use of digital and computer technologies in the process of expertise of artistic works.

7. To demonstrate a high degree of theoretical and practical training, originality and creative approach in the implementation of the professional activities in the field of literary and folklore studies, management of literature.

8. To find effective solutions of actual problems of literary and folklore studies in the context of interdisciplinary research, the achievements of the social-humanitarian and natural sciences, tendencies of art and culture’s development.

To select the system of computer technologies, necessary for the implementation of the self literary research.

To plan and implement research and open (open-end) projects in the paradigm of continuous updating of knowledge, expansion of professional skills;

To develop interactive websites for use for educational purposes.

9. To integrate the theoretical knowledge of the concepts of modern scientific schools of literary and folklore studies, their fundamental and applied aspects of the research practice.

To carry out the analysis, evaluation of information, to solve creatively the problems in the field of literary and folklore studies, synthesize and justify the results of scientific research.

10. To process, analyze and report data of literary, critical, scientific sources.

To evaluate critically and analyze the latest achievements of modern social-humanitarian science, technology of management and marketing of literature, the use of PR technologies in the sphere of literature and culture.

To make your own original contribution in the development of the theory and practice of management and marketing of literature

11. To represent systemic the program of planning, organization and implementation of educational activities on specific types of training sessions (laboratory, practical and seminars) on the literary and folklore, methodological disciplines in the organizations of higher education.

To submit a plausible results and conclusions of the scientific and experimental research in the process of presentation and protection of the master thesis.

To carry out effective written and oral communication in native and foreign language, logical design and synthesis of the results of experimental research and analytical work in the form of articles, layout, reviews, critical review, master thesis.

12. To develop and implement innovative projects aimed at the dissemination and promotion of public awareness of the literary heritage of the past and the present. To adapt flexibility in non-standard situations and build a communication strategy, implement training and creative activity, taking into account the sociocultural environment.

To learn new information technologies for the expertise and preparation of expert documents accompanying the decision-making in the socio-cultural sphere.

For applicants

Academic activities

The academic activity of the OP is carried out:

- within the framework of existing normative documents and methodological recommendations in the field of higher education in the field of philological sciences,

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

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

- current and prospective planning of the educational and methodological work of the university; coordination of the educational and methodological complex of the discipline (UMKD) 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 of philology and world languages there are laboratories of Zhambyl Center of research of Kazakh folklore and literature, Abay Institute.

International activities

2nd year undergraduates 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 universities of the University of Peche (Hungary), the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Russia), the University of Granada (Spain), Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia), Gazi University (Turkey).

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 accreditation: yes

Name of the accreditation body: AQA

Validity period of accreditation: 23.09.2015 – 13.05.2020


According to the rating of educational programs among universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan takes the place:

IAAR – 1st place

IQAA – 1st place


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

1. higher education institutions;

2. publishing houses;

3. news agencies;

4. cultural institutions;

5. Mass media (literary publications, radio, television);

6. Research institutes and SIC;

7. libraries;

8. museums;

9. training centers;

10. advertising agencies.

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

1. education;

2. science;

3. advertising services;

4. translation services;

5. services of literary editing and literary expertise.