The University Of Georgia
Program name: Architecture and Interior design
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Ketevan Berekashvili
Nino Laghidze
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Qualification: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Design
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 University presidents. Special requirement: minimal range of score is – 80 points, obtained at the national entrance exams in the English language. Admission criteria/ prerequisites (for the foreign country citizens): A) For foreign citizens and the individuals devoid of citizenship, who got complete general or its equivalent education, B ) For the citizens of Georgia, who got complete general or its equivalent education last two years in foreign countires G) For the individuals who study/studied or obtained credits in foreign countries or in the higher educational institutions accredited in compliance with the legislation of the country can be enrolled on the program without taking the 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%.
Program goals:

The aim of the program is to prepare a specialist with the ability to solve conceptual problems, understand the historical context of the field, develop creative, spatial thinking and professional practice having the knowledge of the basics of architecture and design, their essence, development patterns, and key projection principles and methods.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
  • Workbook methods;
  • Demonstration method;
  • Practical method;
  • Project preparation;
  • Practice;
  • Sketch preparation;
  • Preparing the maquette of architectural object;
  • Preparing presentations;
  • Search the relevant material in electronic format or libraries;
  • Discussions/Debates;


Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
  • The graduate


    • the socio-cultural, urban planning, architectural values ​​and contexts as well as responsibilities for environmental protection and architectural heritage;
    • the structures, materials, constructions, building processes, technologies, management, geodetic calculations and other engineering issues related to building systems;
    • the social context required to create an architectural environment, the principles of ecological sustainability as well as the influence of external factors on buildings.

    Defines and characterizes:

    • public requirements in the processes of environmental planning, building projection, construction, amenities and maintenance as well as the interests of customers and clients, sectoral legal regulations and the professional ethics of architects, the role and importance of the profession of architecture;
    • the history and theory of architecture as well as related academic fields: arts, technology, social sciences and humanities.


    • the possibilities of professional activities in the context of volumetric architecture, environmental design and the interior;
    • procedures and processes necessary for the implementation of architectural projects / concepts as well as the modern aspects of design theory and methods.


  • Skills
  • The graduate:

    • formulates a three-dimensional spatial project concept with an imaginative and creative approach in accordance with the predetermined instructions as well as designs an architectural project considering the requirements of functional, technical, aesthetic and professional ethics;
    • develops and documents an architectural project based on the analysis of the information compiled for the project assignment and the use of research methods in accordance with the predetermined instructions;
    • in accordance with the predetermined instructions, simultaneously considers and reflects the technical, aesthetic and operational properties of materials, constructions, and technologies as well as the transport, communication, technical and security systems in a project - as a single summary document;
    • in accordance with the predetermined instructions, applies abstract data and concepts to the given necessity while implementing research or practical projects and solving specific problems;
    • applies electronic, graphic, modeling, verbal, written, multimedia and other methods in designing, presenting, and discussing an architectural project.

  • Responsibility and autonomy
  • The graduate:

    • works individually or in a team in the process of architectural projection in accordance with the requirements of professional ethics and the principles of responsibility as well as establishes various forms and methods of communication in this process;
    • evaluates and shares the principles and values ​​characteristic of the field of architecture, participates in the formation of liberal values and perceives events in intellectual and ethical contexts.


  • Date of approval: 12-26-2016
    Approval protocol number: 07/16
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 01/17
    Program details:

    The program comprises the two modules of specialty: Architecture and Interior Design. Each module consists of 60 ECTS, covering: 8 teaching courses – 48 ECTS, practice and Bachelor thesis -12 ECTS. The student is to choose one of the modules and upon completion of the program gains the qualification of Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Design.

    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    To gain Bachelor academic degree the student has to obtain 240 ECTS, covering: • Core subjects of the program - 162ECTS • Elective subjects of the program - 18 ECTS • Module of the speciality - 60 ECTS

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ARCH4171bachelor internship in Architecture6 7
    ARCT1110Technical drawing6 1
    ARTS1110History of World Art (General course)6 1
    ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
    HIST1118Civilizations and Mankind Development6 1
    KART1220Academic Writing6 1
    ARCT1210Descriptive Geometry6 2
    ARCT1220Basics of Fine Arts I6 2
    ARCT1230Composition I6 2
    ARCT1240History of the Modern Architecture6 2
    ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
    ARCT2110Basics of Fine Arts II6 3
    ARCT2120Composition II6 3
    ARCT2130Basics of Architecture Design6 3
    ARCT2140Design Drawing6 3
    ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3
    ARCT2210Interior Design Projecting I6 4
    ARCT2220Design Projecting of Exterior I6 4
    ARCT2230construction and maquette6 4
    MGMT2110Basics of Management6 4
    ARCT3110Ecology and Landscape Design6 5
    ARCT3120Exterior Design Projecting II (Individual Residential House)6 5
    ARCT3130Interior Design Projecting II ( Individual residence House )6 5
    ARCT3240Computer Graphic I(3D max)6 5
    ARCT3210Interior Design Projecting III (Multifunctional Residence House )6 6
    ARCT3220Exterior Design Projecting 3 (Multifunctional Residential House)6 6
    ARCT3230Basics of Building Constructions6 6
    ARCT4140Computer Graphic II (Auto CAD)6 6
    ARCT4110Interior Design Projecting IV (Multifunction Business Center)6 7
    ARCT4120Exterior Design Projecting IV (Multifunction business Centre)6 7
    ARCT4210Modern Construction and Facing Materials6 7
    ARCT4271practice and bachelor project in architecture12 8

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ARCT3231Urban instruments and chellenges6
    MATH1515Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6
    ANTH1515Desing Anthropology6
    ARCT1120Advertisement Design6
    ARCT1818Energy efficiency in construction6
    ARCT1919Peculiarities of Georgian secular architecture6
    ARTS1210Decorative Applied Arts - Style and Era6
    ARTS2140History of Georgian Art6
    ARTS2210Georgian Architectural Monuments6
    ARTS3217The art of the Far East – China and Japan6
    ARTS4117Georgian Metallic Sculpture6
    ARTS4120Contemporary Art in Western Europe and the USA6
    BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6
    ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
    ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
    ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
    FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
    FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
    FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
    FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
    GERM1116German Language A1/16
    GERM1216German Language A1/26
    GERM2116German Language A2/16
    GERM2216German Language A2/26
    HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6
    HIST2157Basics of Ancient Culture6
    ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
    ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
    ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
    ITAL2247Italian Language IV (B1/2)6
    MKTG2210Basics of Marketing6
    SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
    SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
    SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
    SPAN2247Spanish language IV ( B1/2)6
    TURC1117Turkish AI6
    TURC1217Turkish Language (A2)6
    TURC2117Turkish language B1/16
    TURC2217Turkish language B1/126

    Credits sum:


    Modul of Concentration Architecture - Concentration Core

    ARCT4220Basics of Construction Management68
    ARCT4230Basics of Insolation, Illumination and Acoustics68
    ARCT4130Basics of City planning67
    ARCT3140Basics of Geodesy66
    MATH4123Engineering Mathematics for Architects65

    Credits sum:


    Modul of Concentration Interior Design - Concentration Core

    ARCT4240Color and Light in Interior68
    ARCT4250Furniture on the Interior Design68
    ARCT4160Style in Interior 266
    ARCT3150Style in Interior I65

    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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