5B050800 Accounting and auditing

Description of the specialty


UNT profile subjects: Geography - Mathematics

Academic degree: bachelor

Mode: full-time

Duration of study: 4 years (8 semesters)

Language: English

Location: Almaty, Kaskelen 


Accounting and Audit program is focused on training specialists in auditing, tax advice, financial and management consulting. The main goal program is to offer and organize theinternationally recognized professional qualification, which satisfies demand of local and international markets in the relevant area. The department has strong ties to the practice field, both in teaching and research, and attracts a high number of students. At successful completion of program our graduates willacquire deep accounting and auditing skills and practical knowledge in order to become the best-qualified accounting and audit specialist.

Also students will gain following knowledge and skills:

  • Deep scientific knowledge of fundamentals of accounting, analysis and audit;
  • Preparation of financial statements using domestic or international generally accepted accounting principles;
  • In-depth knowledge of the basic provisions of tax law and possession of practical skills on the basic tax calculation methodology and preparation of tax reports;
  • Planning effective external, internal, or information systems audits;
  • Knowledge of computer skills at user level, ability to use information technologies to solve experimental and practical problems in the field of professional activity;
  • Apply the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors gained through the program in Co-op work terms.


Strengths of education in SDU


  • ACCA

Accounting and auditing program has just been accredited by UK based, world’s leading accountancy body ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) as of September 2016. ACCA provided highest level of exemptions for our students. More exactly our program was awarded with 9 exemptions of 14 papers which is the maximum level can be provided for any institution in the world;

  • Elective courses

The elective courses updated by almost 30% every year. Students can choose subjects starting from 5th semester;

  • Practical content

Education process involves practical content: visiting work places of leading companies; lectures by professionals and master classes provided by successful alumni;

  • Certificates in Accounting Software Programs

Students will receive Certificates in Accounting Software Programs (1C, LOGO and SAP in perspective);

  • Internships opportunities

Students can look forward to a broad range of internships opportunities, including: Junior Auditor, Accounting Assistant and Finance Intern;

  • Flexible schedule

Flexible schedule is planned for part-time employed students in relevant area.


Career and job prospects


The graduates majoring in Accounting and Audit work in all spheres of the economy in companies and institutions of different legal forms, including banks, audit and consulting firms, companies with foreign investments in the region and beyond.

The following are some career options and positions our graduates have obtained recently:

  • Head of the accounting department of a company or group;
  • Tax and accounting adviser;
  • Finance and accounting controller;
  • Head accounting and tax specialist in local government and public offices;
  • Bank manager in a banking group;
  • Analyst in insurance sector.

Many of our graduates also choose international careers.Our department is always open to cooperate with leading audit companies such as Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG and Deloitte.





Program coordinator

Berik Sabdenaliev

+7 727 307 95 65, (604)



Admission office

+7 727 307 95 65, (231)



International Relations Office

+7 727 307 95 65, (233)




+7 702 000 11 33

Monday-Friday, 09.00 - 18.00