24 months
27000 USD/year
27000 USD/year
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The new 2-year Electrical and Computer Engineering degree program from Nazarbayev University represents an upgrade of the previous 1.5-year program, aiming to bring research as a transversal element. 

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As its predecessor, this is a specialized degree program offered by School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) at Nazarbayev University (NU). Students are required to complete 120 ECTS credits, in 4 semesters, which satisfy requirements stipulated by the Bologna Process and the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) for Master’s Courses. 

The Electrical and Computer Engineering degree program from Nazarbayev University is designed to provide advanced skills and a detailed knowledge base at the graduate level for individuals working in academia, industry or research in Kazakhstan, region or throughout the world. 

The MSc ECE provides a comprehensive technological and scientific preparation for engineers in 2 (two) key areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering: (a) Electrical Engineering; and (b) Computer Engineering.

Program Learning Outcomes (LOs)   

On successful completion of the program the students will be able to demonstrate the ability 

  • to design, discuss and generate new ideas in a specialization of study chosen from the fields of electrical engineering or computer engineering; 
  • to identify, evaluate and elaborate advanced electrical and computer engineering problems and apply knowledge of mathematics and science to solve those problems; 
  • to determine, interpret and test current knowledge, technology, or techniques within their chosen electrical engineering or computer engineering specialization electives; 
  • to communicate, compose and discuss new ideas in writing through term projects and individual Master's Thesis.  

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Electromagnetics
  •  Circuit Theory
  •  Electronic Circuits
  •  Computer Architecture
  •  Digital Signal Processing
  •  Electrical Machines
  •  Communication Systems
  • Power System Analysis
  • Microprocessor Systems
  •  Mixed Signal Circuits
  •  High Frequency Electronic Devices

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 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;
  • A 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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