MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering

The new 2-year MSc-ECE degree program represents an upgrade of the previous 1.5-year program, aiming to bring research as a transversal element. As its predecessor, this is a specialized degree program offered by School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) at Nazarbayev University (NU). Students are required to complete 120 ECTS credits, in 4 semesters, which satisfy requirements stipulated by the Bologna Process and the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) for Master’s Courses. The program is designed to provide advanced skills and a detailed knowledge base at the graduate level for individuals working in academia, industry or research in Kazakhstan, region or throughout the world. The MSc ECE provides a comprehensive technological and scientific preparation for engineers in 2 (two) key areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering: (a) Electrical Engineering; and (b) Computer Engineering.

Year 1
Year 2
Program Elective Courses

1) Area: Devices and Circuits:

  • Advanced Electromagnetics
  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Advanced Topics in Mixed Signal Circuit Design
  • Advanced Photonics
  • RF Circuits
  • Pattern Recognition

2) Area: Power and Control Engineering:

  • Modern Control Theory
  • Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
  • Advanced Power System Protection
  • Advanced Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Pattern Recognition

3) Area: Signal Processing and Communication Systems:

  • Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Wireless Communications
  • Optical Communication
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Communication Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Pattern Recognition

4) Area: Computer Engineering:

  • Computer Communication Networks
  • Parallel and Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Advanced Microprocessor Systems
  • Security of E-Systems and Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Pattern Recognition