Admissions

 

Dear candidates,

Due to COVID-19, please read our important admissions updates here

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Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business announces deadlines for applications for the Master of Science in Finance program. 

Early deadline – April 01, 2020 (23:59 Nur-Sultan time inclusive) 

Regular deadline – May 29, 2020 (23:59 Nur-Sultan time inclusive)

There is a registration fee waiver for candidates applying before 01 April 2020.

There will be no extension for submission of supporting documents after deadlines. Incomplete applications submitted in the Early round will be checked for compliance with requirements and might be returned for correction and transferred to the next applications round. The registration fee in the regular round will be KZT 30 000

References will be automatically sent to your referees after you click the SUBMIT button. Please kindly note that your referees will be given up to 5 days only to complete the online recommendation form. 

Please note that before the submission your application should be complete including language certificates, GRE/GMAT results and all supporting documents.

Attention!

Dear Master of Science in Finance applicants:

Please note the important admissions requirement for the MSF program: GRE/GMAT test is compulsory for admissions to the program.

There are no alternative mathematical test will be administered. 

Standardized test reports shall be sent by the official test administrator directly to the University. Nazarbayev University  Institutional Codes: 

GRE – 6496

TOEFL – 6762

GMAT – H6m-R7-93

Admissions requirementsImportant NoteDates and deadlinesFAQContacts
AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
GPA
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE
GRE or GMAT
TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
ESSAY
RESUME/CV
IDENTITY CARD
LABOR CARD
APPLICATION FEE
  • Admission is restricted to one NUGSB program, which means that individuals interested in pursuing graduate level education in a business program offered by NUGSB must carefully read the program descriptions and decide which program is most suitable for them in helping them to realize their career goals. Upon review of applicant files, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to interview an applicant to explore whether or not another NUGSB program may better fit with his/her profile and career objectives.
  • All documents must be notarized and translated into English.
  • Upon notification, shortlisted applicants must provide original copies of all documents to the Admissions department of the University: 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave., office # 1127, Nazarbayev University, Admissions Department, Nur-Sultan, 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • Applicants who obtained their degree diplomas/certificates from foreign educational institutions must request their official transcripts be sent directly to the University.
  • The Admissions Committee may, at its discretion, add additional requirements to the admissions process.
  • Submission of a complete application package does not guarantee admission to the MSc in Finance program.
  • Online application deadlines:

    Early deadline – April 01, 2020 (23:59 Nur-Sultan time inclusive) 

    Regular deadline – May 12, 2020 (23:59 Nur-Sultan time inclusive)

  • Application screening: TBA
  • Interview with the admissions committee: TBA
  • Admissions decision:  TBA
What are the minimum requirements to apply to MSc in Finance program?
Can I submit an IELTS/TOEFL test score after the application deadline?
Can I request a language test waiver?
How can I prepare for GMAT/GRE test?
How should I submit my transcripts if I have studied outside of Kazakhstan? Can I submit the ones I own?
What is the required format for recommendation letters? Whom should I ask to write them?
Do you require a work experience? Can I apply if I am still an undergraduate student?
Do I need an interview, and if so, how can I arrange one?
Does GSB accept transfer credits from other schools?
Can I apply to another GSB program at the same time?
What types of scholarships and financial aids are available?
e-mail: msf.admissions@nu.edu.kz 

 
Danagul Toleubayeva
Manager for Admissions
e-mail: danagul.toleubayeva@nu.edu.kz
tel. +7 (7172) 70 57 42
 
Arailym Magauina
Senior Manager for Admissions
e-mail: arailym.magauina@nu.edu.kz
tel. +7(7172) 709174

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