The University Of Georgia
Program name: Architecture and Interior design
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Ketevan Berekashvili
Nino Laghidze
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of Architecture
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:
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
ARCT3240Computer Graphic I(Auto Cad)6 4
ARCT4210Modern Construction and Facing Materials6 4
ARCT3110Ecology and Landscape Design6 5
ARCT3120Exterior Design Projecting II (Individual Residential House)6 5
ARCT3130Interior Design Projecting II ( Individual residence House )6 5
ARCT3140Basics of Geodesy6 5
ARCT4140Computer Graphic II (Auto CAD)6 5
ARCT1818Energy efficiency in construction6 6
ARCT3210Interior Design Projecting III (Multifunctional Residence House )6 6
ARCT3220Exterior Design Projecting 3 (Multifunctional Residential House)6 6
ARCT3230Basics of Building Constructions6 6
MATH4123Engineering Mathematics for Architects6 6
ARCH4171bachelor internship in Architecture6 7
ARCT4110Interior Design Projecting IV (Multifunction Business Center)6 7
ARCT4120Exterior Design Projecting IV (Multifunction business Centre)6 7
ARCT4130Basics of City planning6 7
BUSN4433Economy, business, management6 7
ARCT4220Basics of Construction Management6 8
ARCT4230Basics of Insolation, Illumination and Acoustics6 8
ARCT4271practice and bachelor project in architecture12 8

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
ARCT3231Urban instruments and chellenges6
MATH1414Analytical 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:


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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