The University Of Georgia
Program name: Journalism
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Bibilashvili Leli
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: BA of Social Sciences in Journalism
Program capacity: 240
Program permission:

Admission criteria/ prerequisite (for the citizens of Georgia):
The students are enrolled on the bachelor programs on the basis of the results of the national entrance exams or on the basis of the decree  №224/ნ  (December 29, 2011) of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, on the basis of  the administrative registration and the decree of the Rector.

Admission criteria/ prerequisites (for the foreign country citizens):
Foreign entrants who completed secondary education abroad or got the education equivalent to it, or/and completed the last two years of secondary education  abroad , or students, who lived abroad during last two or more years and studied abroad in higher educational institutions accredited in compliance with the  legislation of the host country can be  enrolled in the program without taking national entrance exams on the basis of the decree № 224 / ნ  (December 29, 2011)  of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia. If the entrants don’t have English language Certificate FCE (First Certificate in English) the language competence (B2 – Intermediate )  is proved on the basis of the University exam in English with the minimal passing rate 60%.

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Date of approval: 12-12-2005
Approval protocol number: 04-05
Date of program update:
Update protocol number: 48-18
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University Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 1
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 3
KART1220Academic Writing6 8

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School Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
MATH1214Fundamentals of quantitative research methods6 1
ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3

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School Electives

Code Subject ECTS
ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
GERM1118German Language A/16
ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
GERM1218German Language A/26
ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
ITAL2247Italian Language IV (B1/2)6
SPAN2247Spanish language IV ( B1/2)6

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Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
JMMB1210Understanding of Media and its Content6 1
JMMB2130History of World Journalism6 1
COMM4120Introduction to Public Relations6 2
HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6 2
JMMB2111Journalism Reporting I/News Reporting6 2
PSYC1488Basics of Social Psychology6 2
INFO1115MS Office6 3
JMMB2125Media and systems of accountability6 3
JMMB2210Journalism Reporting II/Television-Radio6 3
INFO4115Basics of Publishing programs6 4
JMMB4120Photojournalism6 4
JMMB4235New Media Technologies6 4
KART3150Georgian Language and Stylistics6 4
JMMB3111Journalistic Reporting III/ In-depth Reporting6 5
JMMB3125Multimedia Journalism6 5
JMMB4110Media Management6 5
JMMB3210Journalism Reporitng IV/ Investigative journalism6 6
JMMB4130Journalism Reporting VI/ Politics and Elections highlight6 6
JMMB4210Documentary Film Creation6 7
JMMB4220Journalism Reporting VII/ Business and Economics6 7
JMMB3115Final Project in Journalism12 8

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Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
JMMB1212Critical Writing6
JMMB1214Crises Reporting6
JMMB2313Social Media Strategy and Campaigns6
SOCL3110The Principles of Sociology6
JMMB1218Fact - Checking and Verification6
JMMB2250Digital Media Technologies - Social Media, Platforms and Audience6
JMMB2310Quantitative Research Methods in Social Sciences6
JMMB2317Social Media Analytics6
MKTG2210Basics of Marketing6
POLI1220Introduction to Politics6
PSYC1225introduction to pshychology6
SOCL2525Democracy and Citizenship6
COMM4135Public Speaking Skills6
JMMB2312Data Journalism6
JMMB2316Reporting Public Health and Environment Protection issues6
JMMB4230Practice in Journalism6
POLI1225Introduction to Politics - Political process, culture and institutions6
JMMB2311Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences6
JMMB2314Basics of Digital Marketing Strategy6
JMMB2315Content Marketing6
JMMB2317Social Media Analytics6
JMMB3120Media and Politics6
POLI1145Georgian Government and Politics6
POLI2120Introduction to International Relations6

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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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