The University Of Georgia
Program name: Master's Program in Business Administration
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Eka Gegeshidze
Goliadze Natia
Study language: English
Qualification: Master of Business Administration
Program capacity: 120
Program permission: English language requirement (B2 Level) and other legal requirements. In particular, Georgian citizens must successfully pass Unified Post-Graduate Exam and For Foreign citizens and stateless persons who are graduate candidates who have lived abroad for the last 2 or more years and who have received the higher education academic degree certificate; Or students who had lived abroad for the last 2 or more years of study in a foreign country recognized in accordance with the laws of this country's institutions of higher education Or graduate candidates who are enrolled in higher educational institutions of "higher education" of the law in accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 52 (№ 224/N Ministry of Education and Science, December 29, 2011). International certificates will be recognized to confirm English level: TOEFL IBT – at least score 80 IELTS – at least score 6.5 PTE General – at least level B2 FCE – at least level B CPE – satisfactory pass CAE – satisfactory pass The University of Georgia will conduct the B2 level test, where 70% of the test will be considered as confirmation of the competence, for the students who do not have the English language competence certificates.
Program goals:

 The aim of the program is to provide the graduate with deep and systematic knowledge based on the modern and latest trends in the field of business administration, to develop the ability to independently conduct research using the principles and standards of academic integrity, to contribute to the improvement of knowledge and practical skills for making managerial decisions and to deepen the importance of social responsibility and corporate ethics norms/principles to have an opportunity to work as a medium and high level manager, both in local and international companies

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
  • Verbal Method
  • Demonstration Method
  • Discussion/Debate
  • Team Work
  • Case study
  • Study based on the problems
  • Study based on the projects
Learning outcomes:
    • Thoroughly and comprehensively discusses the contemporary concepts, techniques, theories, and models of many functional business management areas
    • Using basic marketing concepts, critically and persuasively explains the features of the company's strategic planning, components of the marketing plan, target markets, the overall strategy of the firm's positioning, and the company's means of communication
    • Analyzes the company's profitability while keeping accounting concepts, assumptions, and principles in mind, by using cost accounting concerns and development of financial statements while adhering to accounting and ethical principles
    • Analyzes company development prospects, trends and critically and persuasively evaluates business strategies and major managerial economic challenges
    • Makes final decisions using quantitative methodologies, statistical data analysis, interpretation, and extrapolation procedures
    • Conducts research independently using academic integrity principles and standards and presents (oral and/or written) research results, findings, arguments, and conclusions to both the academic and professional community and stakeholders
    • Considers ethical issues that arise during the course of managerial activity
    • Analyzes risks affecting business in a free market system
    • Determines further learning and development needs independently
    • Understands and values the value of social responsibility and business ethics norms/principles
  • Date of approval: 10-31-2012
    Approval protocol number: 38-12
    Date of program update: 01-30-2024
    Update protocol number: 09PDC170-01
    Program details:

     In order to earn a Master’s degree in Business Administration, student is required to collect 120 ECTS, which includes: the program core courses - 84 ECTS in total and 36 ECTS from the rest of the Master’s Program in Business Administration.

    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    BUSN0515Business Ethics6 1
    ECON0511Managerial Economics6 1
    FINA0511Financial Accounting6 1
    MGMT0511Operations Management6 1
    MKTG0511Marketing Management6 1
    ACCT0521Managerial Accounting6 2
    MGMT0611Strategic Management6 2
    STAT0511Business Statistics6 2
    BUSN0521Business Communications6 3
    BUSN0620Master Thesis in Business Administration30 4

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Student must take 54 ECTS
    Code Subject ECTS
    ECON6110International economic policy6
    FINA0521Financial Management6
    LAWBUS5220International Business Transactions6
    MGMT0521Organization Behavior6
    MGMT0620International Business6
    BUSN7779Case Study6
    COMM0511Public Relations6
    FINA0611Trading Technics on Financial Markets6
    INFO0277Decision Modeling in MS Excel6
    LAWBUS5130International Investment Law6
    LAWBUS5148Internet Law6
    MGMT0612Human Resource Management6
    MGMT0613Project Management6

    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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