The Department of Postgraduate Education is a structural unit of the KMU “KSPH”, which manages the system of postgraduate training of doctoral students (PhD) and undergraduates.
History. The Department of Master’s and Doctoral Studies was formed on the basis of the order of the Rector of the Higher School of Public Health of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2010.
Goals and objectives of the Department
The main goal of the Department is to assist in providing full-fledged opportunities and appropriate conditions for training doctoral (PhD) and master’s students in the Higher School of Public Health in accordance with the principles of continuing education and the needs of the global labor market, the formation of an integrated educational space for the training of scientific personnel (PhD and master’s) for the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The innovative goal is to monitor and ensure that the level of training of personnel (PhD and master’s degrees) in the Higher School of Public Health meets international quality standards and the priority needs of the global labor market.
The practical goal is to form the image resource of the Higher School of Public Health as an educational center that guarantees high competent qualities to students of scientific and pedagogical personnel (PhD and master’s degrees)
The main objectives of the Department are:
Organization and planning jointly with the Heads of the academic departments of admission and training of doctoral and master’s students in all areas and specialties of the Higher School of Public Health.
Ensuring the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in demand on the global labor market, including the implementation of admission plans both within the budget and contract and target admission, as well as timely defense of dissertations by doctoral and master students.
Organization and coordination of educational and methodological work of the Higher School of Public Health’s academic departments for the preparation of doctoral and master degree students, including control over the development and implementation of scientific and educational programs by the Higher School of Public Health’s academic departments at the named levels and stages of training of specialists.
Monitoring, keeping records, analyzing and assessing the state of training of doctoral students and undergraduates at the Higher School of Public Health based on the results of attestations and scientific achievements of students.
Informs about the competitions and the current rules for admission to the doctoral and master’s programs of the KSPH.
The department develops, publishes (replicates) and sends instructions (instructional letters), regulations and other legal and regulatory documents on the organization, planning and implementation of the training process for doctoral students and undergraduates to the structural units of the KSPH
Together with the structural divisions of the KSPH, it develops the Regulations on Admission, as well as long-term and annual plans for admission and graduation for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel (PhD doctors and masters): doctorate, master’s degree.
Monitors professional scientific and educational programs, including the consideration and approval of program concepts, taking into account the worldwide scientific and educational experience and the international orientation of training highly qualified specialists.
Prepares reference, reporting and other documents on the main indicators of training and graduation of PhD and master’s doctors. Submits the required documents to the management and Academic Council of the KSPH.
Monitors the professional activities of highly qualified personnel trained at the KSPH in order to improve the process of their training, maintains a database on graduates of master’s and doctoral studies.
Legal acts regulating the work of the department
The procedure for the implementation of educational services is regulated by the following main regulatory legal acts:
- The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Education”;
- The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Science”;
- SCES of RK dated from 5.04.019-2008 “Higher education. Basic Provisions”;
- SCES of RK dated from 5.04.033-2008 “Postgraduate education. Master’s degree. Basic Provisions”;
- SCES of RK dated from 5.04.034-2008 “Postgraduate education. Doctoral studies. Basic provisions”;
- Standard rules for admission to Master’s and doctoral programs;
- Standard rules for the organization of the educational process on credit technology of training;
- Standard rules for conducting current monitoring of academic performance, intermediate and final certification of students in higher educational institutions;
- Standard rules for the organization of the educational process via remote educational technologies;
- Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated September 18, 2009 No. 193-IV “On the health of the people and the health care system”.
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