The field of social sciences, aimed at the study of mental, emotional and psychological health, the study of the basics of understanding human behavior, the characteristics of personality and the manifestation of mental phenomena.

Academic degree: Bachelor of Social Studies

Code and name of the educational program: 6B03102 “Psychology”

Elective subjects:   

After school: Biology, Geography      
After college: History of Kazakhstan, Fundamentals of Psychology

Form and duration of studying:       

Full-time (after school) – 4 years     
On the basis of TPE (after college) full-time, shortened – 3 years 
On the basis of HE (after university) full-time, shortened – 2 years

Description of the educational program:

The Psychology major is for those who want to study human behavior, develop psychological research, and help people solve personal and professional problems. The curriculum includes both theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to work in the field of psychology.

Psychology students will gain knowledge of the human brain and behavior, their connections, interactions, perceptions, and effects on the environment. They will also learn psychological methods, tools, and techniques that are used to measure and analyze behavior and mental processes. The program also includes instruction in various areas of psychology, such as clinical, social, cognitive, developmental, and others.

Students will learn how to analyze and solve psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, stress, domestic violence and others. They will also gain experience working with clients and learn counseling and therapy techniques. They will learn how to conduct research, analyze data, and write research papers.

Career Opportunities:

Upon graduation, graduates of the specialty can work in a variety of fields related to psychology, such as medical offices, family centers, psychological centers, business and management, educational institutions, research centers, and other settings. They may work in diagnosing and treating mental disorders, working with people with various problems and difficulties, conducting psychological research, developing psychological programs and training courses, and providing counseling and training.

Other areas of work may include:

  • Helping people with mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, addictions, etc.
  • Development and implementation of programs to improve productivity and motivation of employees in organizations.
  • Counseling and training in the field of education and development of children and adolescents.

6B03102 Psychology