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
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
KART1220Academic Writing6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული

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School Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
MATH1414Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6 1
ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული

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School Electives

Code Subject ECTS
POLI3261Politics and Political Mythology6
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
GERM2147German Language III (B1/1)6
ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
GERM2247German 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
COMM4120Introduction to Public Relations6 გაზაფხული/შემოდგომა
HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
INFO1115MS Office6 გაზაფხული
INFO4115Basics of Publishing programs6 გაზაფხული/შემოდგომა
JMMB1210Understanding of Media and its Content6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
JMMB2111Journalism Reporting I/News Reporting6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
JMMB2125Media and systems of accountability6 შემოდგომა
JMMB2130History of World Journalism6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
JMMB2210Journalism Reporting II/Television-Radio6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
JMMB3111Journalistic Reporting III/ In-depth Reporting6 გაზაფხული
JMMB3115Final Project in Journalism12 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული
JMMB3125Multimedia Journalism6 გაზაფხული
JMMB3210Journalism Reporitng IV/ Investigative journalism6 გაზაფხული
JMMB4110Media Management6 შემოდგომა
JMMB4120Photojournalism6 გაზაფხული
JMMB4130Journalism Reporting VI/ Politics and Elections highlight6 შემოდგომა
JMMB4210Documentary Film Creation6 შემოდგომა
JMMB4220Journalism Reporting VII/ Business and Economics6 შემოდგომა
JMMB4235New Media Technologies6 შემოდგომა
KART3150Georgian Language and Stylistics6 შემოდგომა
PSYC1488Basics of Social Psychology6 შემოდგომა/გაზაფხული

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Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
COMM4350Disinformation: Identification and Research6
COMM4355Crisis Communication6
IREL1224Strategic Thinking6
JMMB1220Facts, Archive and Media6
JMMB1230Project in Investigative Reporting6
JMMB2705Storytelling in Long Form6
JMMB4232Disinformation and Society6
JMMB4234Speech Theory and Culture6
JMMB4238TV Production6
JMMB4242Research in Journalism6
COMM4135Public Speaking Skills6
JMMB1212Critical Writing6
JMMB1214Crises Reporting6
JMMB1218Fact - Checking and Verification6
JMMB2250Digital Media Technologies - Social Media, Platforms and Audience6
JMMB2310Quantitative Research Methods in Social Sciences6
JMMB2311Qualitative Research Methods in Social Sciences6
JMMB2312Data Journalism6
JMMB2313Social Media Strategy and Campaigns6
JMMB2314Basics of Digital Marketing Strategy6
JMMB2315Content Marketing6
JMMB2316Reporting Public Health and Environment Protection issues6
JMMB2317Social Media Analytics6
JMMB3120Media and Politics6
JMMB4230Practice in Journalism6
MKTG2210Basics of Marketing6
POLI1145Georgian Government and Politics6
POLI1220Introduction to Politics6
POLI1225Introduction to Politics - Political process, culture and institutions6
POLI2120Introduction to International Relations6
PSYC1225introduction to pshychology6
SOCL2525Democracy and Citizenship6
SOCL3110The Principles of Sociology6

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Matrix Of Privequisites

Evaluation system

Weekly review

36 point / 36%;

Research Paper

10 point/ 10%;

Midterm exams

24 point / 24%;

Final exam

30 point / 30%

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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