Physical culture and sports

The dean’s office telephone:8 (3212) 77-04-34


Resume. Physical education and sport department was founded in 1959 on the basis of Karaganda Pedagogic Institute. Since 1669 the department has been training specialists on the basis of Buketov Karaganda State University.

Mission. Training highly competitive specialists in the fields of physical education, sport, military training and health class valeology, encouraging patriotism and commitment to the home country. The graduates of the department work successfully in the field of education and physical training institutions in all the regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The graduates can work as physical training teachers and military training teachers in secondary schools and colleges as well as in Higher Education institutions, as coaches in children’s sports schools, in fitness c in industrial and tourist’s companies, as civil defense and security officials, as exercise therapy specialists in sanatorium-and-spa institutions as well as in other health institutions, as security service officials, as instructors in Ministry of Internal Affairs departments. The graduate can hold primitive officer posts in the period of mobilization measures in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Research work. At sports chairs there work 3 Doctors of Science, 15 Candidates of Science, assistant professors, 17 Masters of Sports in different kinds of sport, 3 international category referees, 12 national category referees, 1 honored referee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1 National Olympic Committee member and 1 regional National Olympic Committee member. There is a good training centre at the department: The specialized training centre with gyms for conducting training classes in calisthenics and acrobatics, wrestling, boxing with the standard ring, one for power-lifting and bodybuilding, a training complex as well, an artificially surfaced athletics manege, ski pavilions, open air stadiums corresponding to all the sanitary standards. There are 12 specialized classrooms, a video room for watching educational films and computer room at the department.

The chairs of the department: Chair of physical education and sports games theory and methodics; Chair of primary military and physical training; Chair of Valeology; Chair of track and field athletics, swimming and winter sports; Chair of physical education. The department has a Health monitoring laboratory, specialized massage rooms specialized military training rooms.

Faculty of physical education and sports offers training on the following specialties of bachelor for full-time and part-time forms of education and distant educational technology (second higher education):

Training offered by the department:

Bachelor in specialities: 
050108 — Physical education and sport; 
050104 — Basic military training.