The University Of Georgia
Program name: Business Administration
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Maia Amashukeli
Eka Gegeshidze
Goliadze Natia
Study language: Georgian, with some English components
Qualification: Master of Business Administration
Program capacity: 120
Program permission: To confirm their level of English proficiency, students can provide international certificates from the following exams: • TOEFL IBT with a minimum score of 80. • IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5. • PTE General at a minimum B2 level. • FCE at a minimum B level. • CPE at a passing level. • CAE at a passing level. Students who have achieved a B2/2 level of English at the University of Georgia will also be recognized. For students who do not possess a certificate of English language proficiency, the University of Georgia will administer an appropriate B2 level test. Achieving a score of 70% on the test will be considered proof of competence. To earn the academic degree of Master of Business Administration, students need to accumulate 120 (ECTS) credits. In order to receive the Master's degree in Business Administration, students must complete the core subjects of the Master's program in Business Administration (78 ECTS), which includes the Master's research paper in business management (30 ECTS), and pass at least one subject (6 ECTS) within the scope of their competences from the mandatory elective block. The remaining credits (42 ECTS) must be earned from the optional subjects within the program.
Program goals:

The aim of Master Business Administration program is to give graduates modern, deep and systematic knowledge in various functional areas of business management. The Master of Business Administration program is focused on preparing highly qualified, competitive, professional specialists which is expressed in the development of managerial skills of the graduate, as well as improve their knowledge and practical skills to enable the graduate to work as a middle and senior managers for local and international companies.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
  • Lecture-seminars
  • Explanatory method
  • Demonstration method
  • Interactive lectures
  • Discussion/Debates
  • Team work
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Action Based Learning
  • Project Based Learning
  • Literature analysis
Learning outcomes:
  • Systematically and in depth discusses modern concepts, approaches, theories and models related to various functional areas of business management.

    While applying the basic marketing concepts, he/she critically and argumentatively examines the peculiarities of the company's strategic planning, components of the marketing plan, target markets, overall strategy of firm positioning, and the means of communication of the company.

    By identifying and analyzing challenges arising from the dynamic environment, as well as within the realms of organizational process management and the functional business landscape, he/she formulates contemporary business strategies.

  • Using modern economic theories and models, he/she independently makes managerial decisions in terms of maximization of profits, price determination, analysis of costs in various markets.

    Independently conducts a project or paper of a research or practical nature, which includes tasks such as budget development, performance report characterization, and research on company product categories or brand marketing.

    Effectively introduces the results of the research/practical project using appropriate communication and information technologies.

    In response to the comprehensive analysis of the issue and potential solutions, generates recommendations or conclusions in a suitable written and oral format, while adhering to academic standards and ethical norms.

    Considering accounting concepts, assumptions, and principles, assesses the company's profitability by addressing cost accounting matters, constructing financial statements, and maintaining adherence to both accounting and ethical principles throughout this process.

  • Taking into account its own professional interests and the peculiarities of the learning process, independently determines the need to continue the learning process at the next level.

    Understands the ethical issues arising in the process of managerial activities

  • Date of approval: 11-23-2004
    Approval protocol number: 2
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 52-19
    Program details:
    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    To earn a master's degree in business administration, a student must accumulate 120 (ECTS) credits. To achieve this, the student must complete the core subjects of the Master of Business Administration program (78 ECTS), which includes a master's thesis in business management (30 ECTS). Additionally, the student must pass at least one subject (6 ECTS) from the mandatory elective block within the scope of their competencies. The remaining credits (42 ECTS) must be earned from the elective subjects within the program.

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ACCT5110Financial Accounting6 1
    ECON5110Managerial Economics6 1
    MGMT6130Project Management6 1
    MKTG5110Marketing Management6 1
    ACCT5210Managerial Accounting6 2
    BUSN5210Business-Communications6 2
    MGMT5230Strategic Management6 2
    FINA5250Financial Management6 3
    BUSN6200Master Thesis in Business Administration30 4

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    BUSN6120Business Ethics6
    FINA5210Insurance and Risk Management6
    FINA6239Bank Management6
    MGMT6110Organization Behavior6
    BLCH5230Business processes6
    COMM5111Public Relations6
    COMM6155Online Communications6
    INFO5277Decision Modeling in MS Excel6
    LAWB6190Economic activity and taxation6
    LAWC5131Commercial Mediation for Master’s6
    MGMT6120International Business6
    MKTG5161Marketing Communications6
    MKTG5210Consumer Behavior6
    MKTG6130Brand Management6
    PHMA5210Health Management6
    BLCH5140Innovative business models6
    BUSN5110Business Structuring & Decision Making6
    BUSN6015Strategic Planning6
    COMM5140Media Planning and Selling6
    ECON6270International Economic Policy6
    FINA6159International Finances6
    LAWB6313Georgian Tax System6
    MGMT5110Operations Management6
    MGMT5210Human Resource Management6
    MKTG6110Market Researches6
    MKTG6155E-Commerce and Online Marketing6
    MKTG6515Sales Management6

    Credits sum:


    Mandatory Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    BUSN6550Resarch Methods6
    KART5110Academic Writing and Research6
    STAT5111Business Statistics6

    Credits sum:


    Matrix Of Privequisites

    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed

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