About the department
The department "Algebra and Geometry" prepares specialists in the field of mathematics and methods of teaching mathematics.
The main goal of the Department of Algebra and Geometry is to train highly qualified scientific, pedagogical and scientific personnel in the field of mathematics with the knowledge and qualifications necessary for their successful professional activity.
The following disciplines are taught in the department: algebraic cycle - algebra, linear algebra and geometry, number theory, discrete mathematics, mathematical logic; geometric cycle — analytic geometry, differential geometry, and topology; methodical cycle - methods of teaching mathematics, history and methodology of mathematics.
From 2001 to 2017, the department was headed by a doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor, corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of the Moore Prize of the American Mathematical Society, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of science and technology Ualbay Utmakhanbetovich Umirbaev. Ualbay Utmakhanbetovich made a significant contribution to the development of the department. Under his leadership, 2 PhD theses and 5 PhD theses are defended.
Currently, his students head the faculty, department, carry out educational, pedagogical, research activities, and manage PhD theses. To this day, the Department of Algebra and Geometry has close scientific ties with U.U. Umirbaev.
The department graduates bachelors and masters in the following specialties:
• 5B010900 – "Mathematics"
• 6В01509 – "Mathematics"
• 6В01508 "Teacher training in mathematics"
• 6В06107 – "Cryptology"
• 6М010900 – "Mathematics"
• 7М01509 – "Mathematics"
• 7М01508 – "Mathematics" (in English)
• 8D05401 – "Mathematics"