Language courses

 TRAINING FOR COMPREHENSIVE ADMISSION ENGLISH TEST FOR MASTER’S AND PhD PROGRAMME ENTRANTS

The Centre of Excellence of the Caspian University provides training for entrance English examination for the Master’s and PhD programmes.

Classes are held in groups.

Class schedule:

Programme

Periodicity

Duration of 1 class

Course duration

Monthly cost

Venue

Group courses

(4-5 pers.)

3 classes per week

90 minutes

1-1.5 months

18,000 tenge

Rooms В114-В116, Advanced Training Faculty, 521 Seyfullin Ave., Caspian University

Prior to the classes, a test is carried out for determination of English level and corresponding group allocation.

Information on the test:

According to the Standard Rules of Acceptance for Studies in the Educational Organizations Implementing Professional Training Programmes of Postgraduate Education, citizens, applying for the Master’s, residency, postgraduate and PhD programmes, shall take entrance examinations in one of the foreign languages (English, French, German); foreign citizens, applying for the Master’s, residency, postgraduate and PhD programmes, shall take entrance Kazakh or Russian examination (language of studies);

Entrance examinations in foreign, Kazakh and Russian languages are taken in accordance with the technologies developed by the National Test Centre in the form of comprehensive test in the regional centers.

Comprehensive test during the entrance examinations in foreign, Kazakh and Russian languages is taken in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Education”, Standard Rules of Acceptance for Studies in the Educational Organizations Implementing Professional Training Programmes of Postgraduate Education.

Comprehensive test in foreign languages is based on international tests TOEFL, PET, FCE (English), DELF (French) and Zertifikat Deutsch (German) and is designed to assess the level of knowledge of one of these languages; it determines the level of development of communicative skills of listening and reading along with the speech development level (lexical and grammatical test).

All test tasks are given in closed form. Each task requires a single correct answer selection out of five options proposed.

Average time for execution of one task: 1-2 minutes.

The test contains 100 tasks. Test time – 180 minutes.

Notes:

The citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan with a certificate on the results of the foreign language test (English, French, German) according to the following programmes:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL, threshold point – minimum 560), International English Language Tests System (IELTS, threshold point – minimum 6.0), Grundbaustein DaF (threshold point – С1),

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH, threshold point С1),

Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF, threshold point – В2),

Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF, threshold point – С1),

Test de Connaissances de Français (TCF, threshold point – minimum 400),

are exempted from the entrance examination in foreign language for the Master’s programme.