24 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program is a specialized degree program offered by School of Engineering and Digital Sciences at Nazarbayev University. 

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Students are required to complete 120 ECTS credits, in 4 semesters, which satisfies requirements stipulated by the Bologna Process and the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) for Master’s Degrees. 

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program from Nazarbayev University is focusing on research and has been designed to provide advanced skills and a detailed knowledge base at the graduate level for individuals working in academia, industry, or research settings in Kazakhstan or throughout the world.  

Program Learning Outcomes: 

On successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to: 

  • Investigate mechanical and aerospace engineering concepts at an advanced level; 
  • Critically analyze existing scientific literature and develop personal research skills; 
  • Conduct innovative research utilizing acquired skills and appropriate methodology; 
  • Communicate effectively about accomplished research work to the general public as well as to experts. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Communication
  • Advanced Applied Mathematics
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Modern Control Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing  Processes and Strategies
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Research Seminar

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)
  • minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 (or equivalent);
  • High level of English proficiency
  • Strong reading, analytical, and mathematical skills as demonstrated by GRE test (optional). Although an official GRE score is not an essential requirement, an applicant can enhance her/his application with a competitive GRE score;
  • High motivation and strong interest in the program as outlined in a statement of purpose;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27000 USD per year during 24 months.

KZT 11 502 000

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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