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About

The Master of Business Administration at Nazarbayev University is a full-time program that plays a key role in our mission to develop the next generation of business leaders in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Intended for early to mid career professionals, our MBA program provides you with the skills, knowledge, and mindset needed to manage effectively in global business environments.

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Overview

The starting point for the development of the curriculum in the Master of Business Administration programme at  Nazarbayev University  is the set of competencies required by future global leaders. Such leaders need to understand the business risks and opportunities of social, political, cultural and environmental trends. They also have to learn to manage production capacity in a world in which traditional resources are dwindling, and to lead in the face of complexity and ambiguity. 

They also have to understand the ethical basis on which business decisions are being made. They need to be able to identify all the stakeholders who have an influence on their organization, and to engage in effective dialogue and build partnerships with these stakeholders. Our MBA program relies on multi-disciplinary faculty, and offers an unparalleled ability to help you go beyond the basics by exposing you to cutting-edge research and top business leaders. 

The programme

You will also learn to be flexible, to find creative ways of solving problems, to balance short- and longer-term considerations, to communicate and engage in effective dialogue, to negotiate and develop partnerships. Your leadership skills will also be developed through project-based learning and other forms of experiential learning, enhanced by structured reflection and coaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Statistics
  • Management & Organizations
  • Economics
  • Operations Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Round 1- April 1
  • Round 2- May 15
  • Round 3 - June 28

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least 2 years of cumulative work experience,  The Admissions Committee reserves the right to consider exceptional applicants with less than 2 years of work experience.
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree diploma (or equivalent).
  • Tuition Fee

    All self-sponsored students receive a discounted tuition rate of USD 16 800

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    Funding

    There are several scholarship opportunities that can cover up to the entire cost of tuition for domestic and international applicants. Decisions regarding scholarship are made on a merit basis, and are usually communicated separately after the end of all admission rounds 

    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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