Dear university entrants!

I`m glad to see you on our website!

You are taking a career decision, which is one of the most serious and important decisions of your lives. This period could be a turning point for you and your parents because the further trajectory of your life largely depends on the choice of your future profession. Therefore it is important to know which field is promising and will always be in high demand in the labor market. At the same time, you should decide where you can get the best education.

You have come to the right place of study as the KBTU Faculty of Geology and Exploration will give you the qualifications, skills and the knowhow that will help you build career as geologists and industrial experts in geology.

Kazakhstan is one of the richest countries in natural resources with proven reserves and the level of production of main types of solid minerals and hydrocarbon crude.

The Kazakhstani economy requires highly qualified specialists and the demand for specialists with the higher technical education is on the rise. We offer relevant higher technical education in specialties: "Geology and Exploration for Mineral Resources". With the development of oil and gas and mining sectors which are the leading and dynamically developing sectors of the Kazakhstan economy,  our programs will enable you to become expert geologists and leading successful careers.


The KBTU is the only Kazakhstani University that has received an international accreditation confirmed by the world's largest British Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST). We also hold a Royal diploma and a license of engineering council of the United Kingdom on both specialties of our faculty.

The Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA), has rated KBRU as the best technical university in the country for eight consecutive years. Our program has been rated as the best academic program among higher education institutions of Kazakhstan.

Our expert faculty closely cooperates with oil and gas companies. At KBTU priority is given to the high quality training of specialists who satisfy the requirements of the market and rapidly developing production. It isn't easy to study here, entry requirements are tough as we never compromise on the standards and prepare qualified and competent specialists.

After the first year of training within this program, you will be able to choose one of the following specializations:

  1. Geophysical methods of surveying and exploration for mineral resources
  2. Geology of oil and gas
  3. Geology and exploration for solid minerals.

The Faculty of "Geology and Exploration" has all necessary capacities to train qualified specialists. We are lucky to have highly qualified and professional faculty. Thanks to high intellectual potential of the teaching staff, our graduates have gotten education that meets the British standards and have practically no competitors in the Kazakhstan labor market.

Therefore if you are confident in yourself and your choice, wish to get good education and to be competitive in a labor market, you are welcome to our Faculty. Professionals will always be in demand! Welcome to the Faculty of Geology and Exploration!

I wish you good luck in study and interesting student's life!

Dean of The Faculty of Geology and Exploration,

Zaure Bekmukhametova


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