24 months
28020 USD/year
28020 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Engineering Management program is a specialized degree program offered by the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) in partnership with the Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Nazarbayev University. 

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The aim of the program is to prepare students with the technical skills and business knowledge for leadership of engineering-related units of enterprises with innovative solutions for complex business problems.

The Engineering Management program from Nazarbayev University emphasizes adapting and applying analytical skills and scientific knowledge into business practice. Students learn about project management, operations management, supply chain management, engineering management, engineering economy, quality and lean management, marketing, R&D management, new product development, entrepreneurship, business ethics, business strategy, business communication, leading change and innovation, and many other aspects of managing a successful business.

Aims and Objectives

The aims of the MEM program are:

  • To provide postgraduate engineers with the current tools, knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in local and global engineering management.
  • To support the progression of engineers of all disciplines to management roles in both private and public sectors.
  • To develop future leaders of technology-based organizations by providing a state of the art and applied engineering management curriculum to a select group of high potential students with science and engineering backgrounds.
  • To promote the importance of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and the core values of ethical enterprise in modern economies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Statistics and Probability
  • Research Methods
  • Engineering Management and Engineering Economy
  • Project Management
  • Managing Product and Service Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Globalization and Engineering
  • Capstone Project
  • Engineering Decision Tools
  • Knowledge and Innovation Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent).
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 (or equivalent).
  • High level of English proficiency.
  • Strong mathematical skills as demonstrated by a test administered by the School on a set date. Applicants who provide valid GRE or GMAT test certificate may request exemption from mathematical skills test;
  • High motivation and strong interest in the program as outlined in a statement of purpose;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28020 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28020 USD per year during 24 months.

KZT 11 936 520

Living costs for Nur-Sultan

151250 - 222349 KZT /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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