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Foreign Language (TESOL)

12 months
215 EUR/credit 25800 EUR/year
215 EUR/credit 25800 EUR/year
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The Kimep University’s Master of Arts in Foreign Language (TESOL) program trains students to become highly qualified and professional teachers. This profession is in high demand not only in Kazakhstan but also around the world.


This Foreign Language (TESOL) program from Kimep University is based on concepts of applied and educational linguistics, giving the teachers the skills necessary to resolve the challenges that 21st-century pedagogues face. Courses emphasize theory, practice, and research so that students can develop a holistic understanding of issues related to languages and education. 

The principles of learning presented in the program may be applied to teaching any language. This approach also prepares the students for activities in the spheres of education, educational policy, program development, administration and translation/interpretation.

This graduate program emphasizes teaching English to multilingual learners.

The program gives its students the unique opportunity to obtain a high-quality education from teachers with extensive international experience. It also boasts with unrivaled opportunities for research and teaching practice.

  • The program is accredited by a European accrediting agency.
  • All teachers at the College of Humanities and Education have post-graduate degrees from foreign universities and are research active.
  • Evening and weekend classes that allow you to continue working while you study.
  • The program can be completed in one year.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Language Analysis for Language Instructors: Formal and Functional Grammars
  • Curriculum and Materials Design (Management)
  • Language Analysis for Language Instructors: Grammar in Social, Cultural Contexts
  • Second Language Acquisition Research
  • Methods in Language Teaching
  • Language Evaluation and Assessments
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching Writing and Reading

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed higher education
  • Complex Test (CT)
  • Entrance examinations by specializations
  • KIMEP University accepts international certificates of GMAT and GRE tests for the appropriate graduate programs, which are considered on an individual basis by departments.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 215 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • 100 890 tenge per credit

Living costs for Almaty

140000 - 200000 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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