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Kazakh-British Technical University

59 Tole bi Avenue Almaty,
Kazakhstan View map

Postgraduate Overview

The Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) is a symbol excellence in the Central Asian region for high quality research and its very credible postgraduate programs, including PhD studies. The University has eight schools and five research institutions: Scientific and Educational Center for Alternative Energy and Nanotechnology (SEC AEN), Bekturov Institute of Chemical Sciences, D.V.Sokolsky Institute of Fuel, Catalysis and Electrochemistry, the Institute of Engineering and Information Technologies KBTU (IEIT), Institute of Oil and gas. There are 20 state of the art research laboratories where more than 100 researchers work. BTU is attracting investment and widely known among international and Kazakhstan companies and was highly ranged by Samruk Kazyna.

KBTU offers master’s and PhD programs in the latest scientific areas. The University’s programs are designed for meeting modern economic and industrial demands. KBTU has launched new master’s programs in Bioinformatics, Nanomaterial, Industrial Project Management, Facility Management and several others. The University offers research programs and postgraduate opportunities in oil and gas, chemistry, geology and information technologies.

KBTU faculty and researchers bring huge experience from the world of science, business and industry. Postgraduate students gain knowledge and experience by working in relevant research institutions and industries in Kazakhstan and abroad as interns. The also conduct scientific projects.      

Following Master's and PhD programs are offered at the KBTU:

Master’s Programs

·         Ms in Bioinformatics

·         Ms in Nanomaterial

·         Ms in Project Engineering

·         Ms in Petroleum Engineering

·         Ms in Information System

·         Ms in Petroleum Chemistry and organic substances

·         MBA in Digital Media

·         MBA in Oil and Gas

·         MBA in Human Resources

·         MBA in Healthcare

·         MBA in Leadership

·         MBA in Green Economy

·         MBA in Project Management

·         And many more

PhD Programs

·         Petroleum Engineering

  •     Informatics, Computer Technology and Control
  •     Project Management


    •       Mathematical and Computer Modeling 
      •      Chemical Technology of Organic Substances
      •      Chemical Technology of Inorganic Substances

        •      Petrochemistry   Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
        •      Metallurgy
        •      Material Science and Technology of New Material



University Highlights

Total students - 2,762


International students - 31


Total faculty staff - 285


Total students - 2,762


International students - 31


Total faculty staff - 285

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