The University Of Georgia
Program name: Georgian Philology
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Shavtvaladze Nana
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Master of Arts in Georgian Philology
Program capacity: 120
Program permission: Individuals possessing a bachelor's degree, or its academic commensurate, within the fields of arts and humanities, social sciences, journalism, and information sciences, shall be enrolled in the master's program in Georgian philology. Admission to the mentioned program is contingent upon the outcome of unified master's examinations or in alignment with the directive set forth by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Number 224/N, dated December 29, 2011, conveyed in the English language. Eligibility is contingent upon the successful completion of both a B/2 level written examination and a specialized oral examination, followed by administrative enrollment and an official presidential decree.
Program goals:

The program aims to prepare a highly qualified master-degree holder in Georgian language and literature. To achieve the set goal, important and problematic issues of Georgian language and literature will be deeply and systematically studied; thus, the knowledge gained in Georgian language and literature at the undergraduate level will be further deepened and the skills requisite for scientific research will be developed. The convergence of academic resources and academic components embedded within the program provides graduates with the prospect to effectively apply their acquired knowledge into practice. Additionally, if desired, the program offers the graduates a pathway to pursue doctoral studies within a cognate or adjacent discipline.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
Learning outcomes:
Date of approval: 01-27-2017
Approval protocol number: 02/17
Date of program update:
Update protocol number: 12PDC284-05
Program details:


Teaching Process Characteristics:

To obtain the master’s academic degree in Georgian philology, a student needs to accumulate 120 ECTS comprising the core subjects - 96 ECTS (including the preparation and defense of the master's thesis - 30 ECTS), the elective subjects - 24 ECTS.

Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
KART5230Georgian Verb6 1
KART5231Lexicology and lexicography of the Georgian language6 2
KART5110Academic Writing and Research6 1
KART5120Comparative Literature (Studies)6 1
KART5131Georgian literature development trends (V-XVIII centuries)6 1
LING5111Modern Theories and Research Methods in Linguistics6 1
KART5210Cultural Linguistics6 2
KART5220Georgian literature development trends (XIX centuries)6 2
KART6110Georgian literature development trends (XX centuries)6 3
KART6120Dialectology6 3
KART6130Language policy issues6 3
KART6210Master's thesis in Georgian Language30 4

Credits sum:


Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
ENGL5140English Language B2+6
KART6190Old Georgian cultural and educational institutions6
ANTH5220Culture and Social Research Methodology6
HIST5115Georgian Oral History and mythology6
HIST5151An Introduction to the History of Church of Georgia6
KART5280Character principles of heroes in Georgian Hagiography (V-XI centuries)6
KART5290Georgian Language and culture in the digital document6
KART6140Georgian Onomastics6
KART6150THe main problems of Georgian Literary Language normalization6
KART6170Georgian Emigrant Literature6
KART6180Theory of Poetry6
LING5210The Art of Negotiation6
LING5215Communication Linguistics (English)6
MGMT6130Project Management6

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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