7М03106201 «Sociology»

Preparation of a qualified sociologist who is able to scientifically explore topical problems of society, study social systems, processes and phenomena that possess fundamental knowledge, innovative approaches, research skills for carrying out scientific, educational, professional and practical activities in the socio-political sphere.

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Key disciplines which you will study:


Sociology of the Internet

  • learn to apply sociological theory and methodology to the study of the phenomenon of the Internet, as one of the main sources of information and communication in the modern world.
  • lstudies the Internet as a social phenomenon and will understand how technology, social networks, virtual communities influence how people interact through the creation and development of the Internet.
  • learns how to use the Internet as a tool for research (using online surveys), as a platform for discussion and knowledge sharing, and as an independent topic that requires careful study and analysis.
  • be able to explore online communities, virtual communities and the virtual world
  • Application of modern approaches in applied sociological research

  • form sociological thinking and practical skills of studying and evaluating modern social processes, phenomena and events.
  • will acquaint with modern approaches, methods and techniques of applied sociological research,
  • teach innovative skills in collecting, processing and analyzing empirical information
  • Commercialization of the results of scientific and technical activities

  • an integral system of knowledge will be formed, describing the process of commercialization of the results of scientific, scientific, technical and social-pedagogical activity;
  • the competences will be formed, allowing to ensure the rationality, effectiveness and efficiency of commercialization of scientific research;
  • practical skills are developed in the field of commercialization of social projects;
  • the legal nature of the commercialization of the results of activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the mechanisms for the commercialization of research results, legal regulation and protection of intellectual property, the choice of the legal form and the legal conditions for creating a startup will be studied
  • Methods and technologies in the study of social problems of society

  • will allow to systematize knowledge about qualitative and quantitative methods of sociology
  • introduces the possibilities and limitations of the application of these methods on the example of specific research
  • will form and develop the skills of independent application of sociological methods and technologies for educational and scientific purposes.
  • presents quantitative, qualitative and comprehensive strategies of sociological research.
  • will address issues arising from the correlation of the practice and the results of the sociological research with its social context: presentation of the research results, ethical aspects of relationships with respondents and customers, etc
  • Sociology of occupations (in English)

  • will acquaint with the development of the concepts of professionalism in classical and modern sociology,
  • consider the main historical and social definitions of the profession,
  • teach how to conduct a socio-historiographical analysis of the development of professionalism in Western society and Kazakhstani society.
  • will study the theories, models and characteristics of professionalism in social sciences,
  • identify differences in approaches to the study and description of the phenomenon of the profession, to demonstrate the connection of the concepts of professionalism with the general sociological paradigms
  • Social partnership system in the Republic of Kazakhstan

  • analysis of social security, legislation and theoretical ideas about social partnerships
  • the study of the main forms of social partnerships
  • a description of the nature and functions of social partnership, the history of the development of social partnership and its modern forms,
  • study of the role of trade unions in the protection of the rights of employees, the legal framework of social partnership in the Republic of Kazakhstan

  • Who can you work for?

  • In the research sociological centers - a practical sociologist;
  • in the structures of the public service - a sociologist-analyst;
  • in secondary special educational institutions - a teacher of social and social disciplines;
  • in research centers, in divisions of the Academy of Sciences - a sociologist-researcher;
  • in the department of labor and social protection - an analyst;
  • in the social departments of akimats - a specialist, leader;
  • in educational organizations - a sociologist;
  • in commercial firms - a sociologist-consultant;
  • in production, private and consulting campaigns - by the marketing specialist;
  • manager of the production organization;
  • in the departments of demography and migration - by the demographer;
  • In socially-oriented non-governmental organizations - a social worker;
  • in the departments of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection - a social worker in akimats;
  • The head of the sociological service;
  • in election campaigns and centers of election technology;
  • in the field of Public Relations, image and consulting agencies

    Our address:

    Dean's office of the faculty of philosophy and psychology:
    Address: Karaganda, Mukanova street 1, building 8, office №312
    Phone: 77-03-88
    Site: fpf.ksu.kz
    E-mail: dumandoc@mail.ru