Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education



The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (University of Cambridge or University of Pennsylvania), and in-depth exploration of advanced research methodology to develop scholars and independent researchers in the field of Education. It is a full-time four-year program.

Central to the NUGSE Ph.D. experience is the completion of a substantial piece of independent research, in the form of a Ph.D. dissertation. Graduates of the NUGSE Ph.D. program will be expected to act as key players in education reform and policy development in Kazakhstan.

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