Department of theory and methodology of the Kazakh language is one of the oldest departments of the university, which has a rich history and a unique educational experience. The history of the department dates back to 1939. At the root of the department were the first teachers Rahym Barlybaev, Zhumagali Shakenov, Asan Islamov, Tursynbai Ergaliev, Kaiym Mukhamedkhanov and others. Becoming the best traditions in the department related to activities Rahyma Barlybaeva – a graduate of the Abay’s State Pedagogical Institute, continued his way Zhumagali Shakenov, head of the department until 1978. And from 1978 to 2008 years. He headed the department, candidate of philological sciences, professor Kinayat Shayahmetuly. From 2008 to 2013 he headed the candidate of philological sciences, associate professor Bibekov Kanysh. Now the department is headed by Ph.D., Associate Professor Mukanova Karshyga Kayrollaevna.
Currently, the faculty of the department ensures the implementation of special programs ostepenennyh 100%, including 3 doctors of sciences, 15 candidates of sciences.
The main goal of the department is producing high-quality preparation of a competent teacher of the Kazakh language and literature, philologist, able to successfully solve the problem of the Kazakh Education and Science, using modern teaching technology.
Teachers, students and graduates of the department are actively involved in international educational programs.
Training at the department is conducted in the following specialties:
Specialties of postgraduate education:
Master (academic degree):
6M020500 – Philology
The mission of the department is to train linguists, teachers, experts in the field of humanities, cross-language communication, education and culture with a profound theoretical and practical knowledge including the creation of conditions and the strategic objectives for the preparation of competitive polylingual personality, meet modern needs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
To participate in the training of highly qualified personnel who possess diploma corresponding ranking of the world of education and the improvement of the system of internal evaluation of the quality of educational services, to ensure the integration of education, science and industry through innovative technology.