Master’s Degree Programs (Graduate Programs)
In the modern professional world, a bachelor's degree is insufficient to achieve a high level of professional growth. In order to meet international standards and provide broader career opportunities, obtaining a master's degree becomes a necessity. Master's degree training involves the development of such important managerial functions for undergraduates as: the ability to plan, organize, manage, motivate, control and analyze the professional activities of an employee and the enterprise as a whole.
The Ala-Too International University provides the following Master's programs that allow you to acquire new knowledge not only in your chosen field of activity, but also in the field of scientific direction:
Data Science in Finance
Students of this program will study optimization, interpretation of raw data using various data processing tools. Solving classification problems using machine learning tools and methods is one of the important features of the program. Python, Jupiter, Numpy, SQL, Seaborn, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit learn, Tableau are the main languages and tools covered in this course. Thus, students will possess advanced data processing tools such as artificial intelligence, data visualization, database architecture, Python programming, etc.
After successful completion of training, you can take the following positions: big data analyst, data visualization expert, financial analyst, machine learning specialist, risk manager, research analyst, as well as positions in the field of investment.
Computer science and engineering
This direction trains specialists who are able to create modern automated information processing systems using information and computer technologies, databases and data banks, network technologies and artificial intelligence systems. The university has a modern base for conducting research, which allows undergraduates to conduct research and project work. Holders of an academic Master's degree in this field have the opportunity to find a job in high-paying positions not only in Kyrgyzstan, but also abroad.
The Business Analytics course will provide undergraduates with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in the field of statistical modeling, data analysis and visualization. The student will be able to identify trends, patterns and relationships in the data, which will help to make strategic decisions with a positive impact on business results. After completing the program, graduates can hold positions such as business analyst, data analyst, business intelligence manager or analytics consultant.
The Business Analyst program is carried out in full-time and distance learning. Studying in this direction, it is possible to obtain a double diploma on the basis of a bilateral agreement with the University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau, Germany in the presence of high academic performance in the 1st year.
This program will provide good experience in the field of qualitative and quantitative research. It also provides an excellent opportunity to prepare as an economic development specialist or a scientific researcher (apply for a Ph.D. degree). Studying in this direction will be an opportunity to get a double diploma.
AIU has signed a contract with the University of Clermont-Auvergne in France for the dual degree Master's program Erasmus+. This program provides such opportunities as: to study for 1 year in France on an Erasmus + scholarship, to get a diploma at both universities. The application can be submitted by students who have graduated from the departments of Economics, Management, International Relations and Applied Mathematics. It is important to note that those students who have shown high academic performance in the 1st year can participate in the dual degree program. The level of English should be B2 (Upper-intermediate), TOEFL IBT 95 points or IELTS 7 points.
The Pedagogy program provides pedagogical training for masters based on the requirements of the competence approach. Undergraduates study education, pedagogy, research methodology in more depth, and also gain teaching experience. Graduates of this field may be in demand as professionals and leaders in the field of education. There are both full-time and distance learning forms.
The Master's Program in Linguistics is aimed at teaching undergraduates foreign languages in the field of linguistics. AIU is equipped with modern laboratories and classrooms where synchronistic students perform practical and laboratory tasks, thus, all conditions are created for undergraduates to develop creative and scientific potential.
Depending on the training profile and their own inclinations, graduates can work in companies developing linguistic software: speech recognition programs, automatic text processing, automatic translation, participate in the creation of various computer dictionaries, reference books, encyclopedias, websites on the Internet, work as reference translators or lecturers.
The program trains highly qualified specialists in the field of international relations and diplomacy. The main areas in which graduates work are: public service (including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, consulates and embassies of the Kyrgyz Republic abroad, committees and departments of administration in the south of the Republic), international organizations and associations (for example, the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS member states), business (many graduates head and work in the international relations departments of private companies), chambers of commerce, etc.
Media, Artificial Intelligence and Art (Journalism)
The Master's program in Media, Artificial Intelligence and the Arts will provide students with professional and research skills from Prompt-Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Data Journalism, Media Research, Media Management to Visual Arts. Lectures will be held in a hybrid online-offline format with lecturers from the USA, Great Britain, Europe, Canada and Australia. In addition, there will be a great opportunity to study for 1 semester at partner universities in the same countries if there is a high academic performance in the 1st year.
The program also includes an in-depth study of the management of various projects, research methods, SMM, targeting, the creation of creative content using multimedia programs, as well as the study of various aspects of modern media. Thus, in two years, a Master's student will have his/her own portfolio, which will serve as an important tool for improving career prospects.
Jurisprudence (Business Law)
The new Master's degree in Business Law covers the following key subjects: digital law, international business law, WTO and EAEU law, etc. All these subjects are the foundations of work not only in the field of human rights, but also in the global economy, business, etc. They provide students with a wide range of skills and expertise necessary to solve complex legal and business problems in the modern world.
In the field of psychology, the following subjects are available for study: developmental psychology, personality, education, child and adolescent psychocorrection and psychotherapy, social psychology, etc.
Upon completion of this direction, graduates can build a career in research institutes and laboratories, clinics and medical centers, government and commercial structures, departments of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, public opinion research centers, industrial enterprises, marketing, personnel, advertising services and agencies and conduct private practice.
The direction of Philology prepares masters who are able to carry out innovative professional activities in the field of philology (English language and literature) and humanities, linguistic, interpersonal and intercultural communication, education, science, history, culture and management, with universal and professional competencies that contribute to their social mobility and stability in the labor market.
The organization of studies in the Master's degree is more focused on the development of master's research skills and the activation of their independent research activities. In this regard, the Master's curriculum includes scientific and research seminars, conferences, round tables, forums, etc. The main language of instruction is English, regardless of the program and lasts 2 years (2.5 years for distance learning). The teaching staff includes highly qualified specialists – professors, doctors and candidates of sciences, associate professors from abroad and Kyrgyzstan.
Documents for admission to the Master's program
3x4 photos (2 pieces)
A copy of the passport (original for viewing)
Personal record sheet
Note for foreign citizens
Provide a translation of the passport, diploma and its insert into Kyrgyz or Russian (the translation must be confirmed by a certified notary or translation company).
Documents for admission to the Master’s degree of the AIU are accepted until October 1, 2023, at the address Bishkek, md. Tunguch, Ankara str., 1/8.
For more information, please contact: +996 (998) 28 48 48
Director of the Institute of Postgraduate and Master's Studies – Burul Shambetova
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Master in Management
International Relations Master Program
Department of Linguistics
Department of Pedagogy