Department of «Social work and tourism»
The Department of «Social work and tourism» is a structural subdivision of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and the Department of Postgraduate Education of the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade. The department was established by the decision of the Academic Council of the University in 2017, by combining the departments of «Social work» and «Tourism and Service».
Head of the Department «Social work and tourism» Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor Abdugalina Sairan Erdenovna.
The Department of «Social work and tourism» provides professional training in the following specialties: 6B114/5B090500 – «Social work», 6B111/5B090500 – «Tourism» and 7M114/6M090500 – «Social work» (master's degree), in accordance with the AB license No. 0137409 issued by the Committee for Control in the Field of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan on February 03, 2010 (license appendix number No. 0110347).
The department provides the implementation of educational and scientific activities. Educational work is a priority area of the department's activity and is aimed at developing students ' relevant competencies, as well as the skill of their application, necessary for practical activities in the tourism and social sphere.
Human resources potential
In the 2021-2022 academic year, the total number of teaching staff is 21 people, including 16 full-time teaching staff, including 1 Doctor of Sciences, 6 candidates of Sciences, 5 PhD doctors, 9 masters. The degree of settlement of the faculty of the department is 57%.
The teaching staff of the department publishes monographs, textbooks, textbooks, scientific rating articles with a high impact factor, participates in international conferences and symposiums, holds round tables with the participation of well-known scientists.
The scientific interests of the department are aimed at studying the social problems of modern society and technologies of working with various categories of the population; problems of the development of the tourism sector in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The teaching staff of the Department of «Social work and tourism» during the academic year participates and makes reports at international, national, city scientific forums, conferences, etc. The activities of the department are recognized by European and domestic Academies of Sciences.
Currently, the staff of the department continues to work on improving modular educational programs and expanding the list of bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as conducting active scientific activities.