Program name: Journalism
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Maka Darsavelidze
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: 08-30-2016
Approval protocol number: 27-16
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University Core

CodeSubjectECTSSemester
HIST1117Introduction to World History6 1
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6 3
KART1220Academic Writing6 8

Credits sum:

18

School Core

CodeSubjectECTSSemester
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

Credits sum:

24

School Electives

CodeSubjectECTS
ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
GERM1147...6
ITAL1147იტალიური ენა I (A1)6
SPAN1147...6
FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
GERM1247გერმანული ენა II (A2)6
ITAL1247იტალიური ენა II (A2)6
SPAN1247..6
FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
GERM2147...6
ITAL2147...6
SPAN2147...6
FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
GERM2247...6
ITAL2247...6
SPAN2247...6

Credits sum:

114

Program Core

CodeSubjectECTSSemester
JMMB1210Understanding of Media and its Content6 1
JMMB2130History of World Journalism6 1
HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6 2
INFO1115MS Office6 2
JMMB2111Journalism Reporting I/News Reporting6 2
PSYC1488Basics of Social Psychology6 2
JMMB2125Media and systems of accountability6 3
JMMB2210Journalism Reporting II/Television-Radio6 3
KART3150Georgian Language and Stylistics6 3
COMM4120Introduction to Public Relations6 4
INFO4115Basics of Publishing programs6 4
JMMB4120Photojournalism6 4
JMMB4235New Media Technologies6 4
JMMB31116 5
JMMB3125Multimedia Journalism6 5
JMMB4110Media Management6 5
JMMB4210Documentary Film Creation6 5
JMMB3210Journalism Reporitng IV/ Investigative journalism6 6
JMMB4130Journalism Reporting VI/ Politics and Elections highlight6 6
JMMB4220Journalism Reporting VII/ Business and Economics6 7
JMMB311512 8

Credits sum:

132

Program Elective

CodeSubjectECTS
JMMB3140Mass Media and Society6
LITR1120The History of World Literature I (Introduction)6
MKTG2210Basics of Marketing6
COMM4135Public Speaking Skills6
PSYC1225introduction to pshychology6
SOCL2525Democracy and Citizenship6
SOCL3110The Principles of Sociology6
ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6
ARTS1110History of World Art (General course)6
JMMB4230Practice in Journalism6
LAWB1230History of Governance and Law6

Credits sum:

66









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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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