The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program at Nazarbayev University runs over 4 semesters (2 years) where you are required to complete 120 ECTS credits. A master thesis begins in the 3rd semester (1st semester of the 2nd year) and completes in the final semester of the Master’s course where you will be asked to demonstrate your familiarity with the current literature in the field; defend your thesis proposal; analyze and evaluate results; support your findings in a scholarly manner according to disciplinary norms and finally, defend your thesis work.
A set of mandatory core courses guarantees competence in advanced mathematics, the three key areas of the program (Applied Mechanics, Energy and Thermofluids, and Engineering Design, Materials and Manufacturing), classic and novel research methods and effective oral and written communication in the science and technology domain.
The list of program elective courses include:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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