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 program is designed to equip the student with the skills needed for conceptual decision making (Architect and Designer); the student will gain the knowledge of the basics and essence of architecture and design, principles of development, main aspects and methods of project planning. The student will have the ability to comprehend specificity of the professional field in the historical context, as well as peculiarity of spatial thinking; the student will be able to conduct design work independently and practical architectural activities under the guidance of the supervisor.

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:
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
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
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
MATH1214Fundamentals of quantitative research methods6
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

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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