6В01511
«Geography-History» (educational)

Geography-History» (educational) — since 2017 department of geography of KSU named after academician Е.А. Buketov trains graduates on speciality 6В01511 – Geography and history, qualified as Bachelor of geography and history, teacher of geography and history. While training of specialists, great attention is paid to the most important areas of geographical science of physical and socio-economic geography, geoecology; as well as fields of historical science - the modern history of Kazakhstan, the ancient history of Kazakhstan, methods of teaching history, etc. Theoretical knowledge of students-geographers and historians is supported by field studies, industrial and educational practices conducted in the land area at the campus of KSU in Karkaralinsk, enterprises and schools of Karaganda and Karaganda region.

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Key disciplines which you will study:


Methods of teaching geography

  • analyze the historical development of school geography, geographical education and methodical thought
  • learn research methods in teaching geography
  • to study the content of school geography, its individual components and courses
  • to study the forms of organization of teaching geography
  • equip with knowledge about the features of teaching individual courses of school geography
  • Methods of teaching history

  • acquisition of historical knowledge of the historical development of students from ancient times to the present day
  • development of the ability to perceive events and events based on historical knowledge
  • formation of spiritual values and orientation of students based on the ideas of patriotism, historical experience, humanism
  • Geology

  • It gives a holistic view of the structure of the earth's crust and reveals its diversity.
  • Endogenous and exogenous processes, tectonics, the connection of mineral deposits with ancient and modern structures of the earth's crust are considered
  • Studies the paleontological remains, reconstructs the history of the Earth’s development
  • Cartography with topography

  • creation of cartographic models
  • Geographical and geoecological research and analysis
  • land use image methods, socio-economic objects
  • creation of topographic maps
  • main elements and properties of topographic-geographical maps, scale, distance and area measurement

  • Where can you work?

    Graduates of the specialty can work as teachers of geography and history in secondary schools, gymnasiums, high schools, colleges, small schools and out-of-school educational institutions; methodologists, heads of departments in educational organizations.


    Our address:

    100028, Karaganda, Universitetskaya street, 28, building №3
    tel: +7(7212) 77 00 69 (dean's office)