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Philosophy and Political Science

  • Scientific and pedagogical direction - Master of Social Sciences
  • Model of graduating student
  • Mandatory disciplines
  • Elective disciplines
  • Professional
1. synthesize sociological theories to interpret demographic phenomena, apply social measurement procedures using statistical methods and methodological techniques for obtaining empirical data on the state of socio-demographic processes;
2. apply the learned scientific methods of collecting demographic information, use geo-information methods, mathematical modeling to evaluate the design of the study of socio-demographic processes, develop creative thinking and personal position of a specialist in assessing social problems of inequality, value orientations of youth and society;
3. analyze and interpret data of domestic and foreign statistics on social structure and demographic changes, conduct statistical analysis of demographic data using application packages (SPSS, Stata) to identify trends in sociological indicators;
4. construct the design of sociological research using basic theoretical models, quantitative and qualitative methods for analyzing and forecasting current trends in migration processes;
5. make and evaluate models using latent signs, analyze the results of calculations and substantiate the findings, be willing to act in unusual situations, bear social and ethical responsibility for the decisions made;
6. develop and analyze social indicators of targeted programs to improve the socio-economic situation of the population, contributing to the reduction of social inequality and ensure the principle of social justice, to apply in practice methods of latent-class analysis using the statistical package LatentGold 4.0.;
7. critically evaluate the modern social and cultural reality, analyze the experience of the youth movement, the social responsibility of leaders, the current state and ways of formation and development;
8. analyze and assess the sociological studies of the value-normative structure of the modern Kazakhstan society, the ethnocultural aspects of social inequality, poverty and wealth, the middle class, to develop a methodology for our own research of certain aspects of these phenomena;
9. compare the individual provisions of the concepts and theories applicable to the study of value standards and regulations of modern society, analyze the completeness and quality of existing demographic information, in particular, assess the degree of reliability of data obtained as a result of population censuses and completeness of data on natural movement of population;
10. classify and compare various methodological approaches to the study of modern social phenomena and processes, the possibility of their application in their own research, to develop a research methodology and to formulate practical tasks arising in the course of research activities;
11. synthesize the priorities and goals of modern social policy, propose ways to achieve them taking into account the criteria of socio-economic efficiency, risk assessment, forecast macro-and micro-social, migration phenomena and processes and their socio-demographic consequences;
12. participate in project forms of work and implement independent analytical projects, including planning and organizing the collection of empirical information and implementing independent original projects using modern sociological tools, and presenting the data and scientific achievements to colleagues and the scientific community.
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