Zero year of master’s programs

The aim of the Program is to give students the support needed to acquire English language proficiency and academic skills required to successfully begin Master’s level studies of the School of Medicine (Master of Public Health program and Master of Molecular Medicine). Satisfactory completion of the Program will permit the students to progress to the Master’s programs of the School to which they applied and for which they were interviewed.

Eligibility criteria In order to participate in the selection process for admission to the Program, an applicant must:
1) meet the criteria for admission to the specific Master’s program to which an applicant is applying (except the English language requirements; please read below)
2) have valid overall IELTS test score of 5.5 with no more than one sub-score of 5.0, or the equivalent TOEFL scores as posted on the ETS website
Type of program Full-time
Start date of the program August
Length of the program 1 academic year
Location of the program Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan.