The University of Georgia (UG)

The University of Georgia (UG)

Located in Tbilisi, Georgia, the University of Georgia (UG) is one of the largest private universities in the country, with more than 8000 local and international students. The University has accredited programs on three levels of higher education (Bachelor, Master and PhD)  in English and Georgian languages. 

According to the latest university rankings the University of Georgia is the highest-ranking private university in Georgia. Moreover, it in the top 7 of the regional educational institutions. For this reason,  graduates of the University of Georgia always benefit from superior employment prospects.

The academic personnel of the University is staffed with highly qualified, well-experienced and creative professionals dedicated to teaching creatively and with enthusiasm, helping raise young professionals with demonstrated commitment to the public.

Programs details

Business Administration, Bachelor- UG

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Business Administration

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The program aims to deliver latest knowledge in modern business administration and to prepare highly qualified, competitive, professional specialists in the major directions of business - management, marketing, finance and accounting. Upon completion of the program the student will develop basic entrepreneurial skills, will receive the knowledge and experience needed for lower and middle level managers for local and international markets. Graduates will have knowledge of general methods for evaluating strategic alternatives, developing competitive business strategies, organizing functional subsystems of management and optimizing business operations considering strategic, industrial, financial, administrative, international, social-psychological, cultural-ethical aspects of management and skills to identify business environmental factors, develop strategic plan for an organization evolving marketing strategies and implement it to achieve organization’s mission, set managerial plans and goals, select effective work force, participate in decision making process about planning operations based on predetermined directions; Graduates will consider responsibilities toward the community and state expressed as respect to the law and business ethics and readiness to establish these values to contribute to the development of the field. Graduates will also be able to disclose their professional interests and improve their knowledge at higher level of teaching.

Subjects

  • Basics of Business and Economics
  • Business Law
  • Mathematical Methods I
  • Business Ethics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Civilizations and Developments of Humankind
  • Basics of Management
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Basics of Operation Management
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Finance
  • Project and Thesis in Business Administration

Business Administration, Master - UG

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master of Business Administration

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The main goal of the English Master Business Administration program is to provide competitive and highly-qualified Business Administration professionals equipped with modern multidisciplinary theoretical knowledge and creative and practical skills, which will comprehend importance of conducting business in accordance with ethical norms and social responsibility of strategic planning and business activity, for contributing to the development of the field. The main goal of the educational program is to prepare Business Administration professionals who will be able to conduct research independently, think creatively, and have deep and systematic knowledge of business administration principles and theories and practical skills of implementing activities in various functional areas of management. Upon the completion of the program, the graduates will be able to get employed in senior management positions in different functional departments and other private and public sector organizations. They will also be able to set up companies of their own and manage them efficiently.

Subjects

  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Communications
  • International economic policy
  • Master Thesis

Dental Program, English

Degree

One-cycle program

Credits

300

Qualification

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Years

5

Study language

English

Annual Fee

5,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The goal of the program is to coach qualified dentists, whose professional activities will help to increase the level of dental services, prevent oral diseases and improve overall health. The graduate of this program will have basic knowledge of oral health care medicine (clinical and natural sciences) and deep knowledge of dental specializations. One will also assimilate dental clinical skills considering professional ethical values. Additionally, the graduate will also have skills of learning and teaching, professional growth-development, research and analysis, decision-making, which allows him to logically analyze identified symptoms and see the connection between common pathogenetic process, reasonably set and implement comprehensive treatment plan, pursue patient’s management, have basic manual skills that ensures both prophylactic and therapeutic activities. After the course completion the graduates will have the right to hold the positions according to the Georgian legislation in dental clinics (junior dentist, dental assistant – Order of the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs 01-11 / N 2012, March 14), health care organizations and health insurance providing companies (relations with medical and dental institutions, with the focus on the dental services and dental management of insured people, assistant of the family doctor). Also prepare the student for specialization (residency programs) and the next levels of learning (Master and Doctoral programs). Also hold the positions according to the legislation of various countries.

Subjects

  • Medical Chemistry
  • Histology and Embryology
  • English Language for Medics (C1/1)
  • Human Anatomy-Physiology I
  • Medical Physics and Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Human Anatomy-Physiology 2
  • Topographic Anatomy
  • Therapeutic Dentistry I (propaedeutics)
  • Dental Surgery (propaedeutics)
  • Microbiology
  • Patient care and First Aid
  • Pharmacology for Dentists
  • Professional Communication
  • Medical Psychology and Psychiatry (Rotation)
  • Endocrinology
  • General Medicine and Diagnostics
  • Opthalmology (Rotation)
  • Dental Management of Medically Complex Patients (Rotation)

Education Administration

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master of Education Administration

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The program aims at enabling participants to understand and critique theories and practices of educational management in light of current research and professional experience. It provides competences for dealing with cross-cultural challenges in education management and equips students with equitable ways of leadership-awareness as well as strategies and operational know-how to realize visions and abilities needed to lead teams and staff to specific goals. The course will develop individual leadership skills and competencies as well as the capacity to lead and manage change. The program aims to give students an advanced understanding of current management, leadership and pedagogical issues and challenges of the educational sector as well as the ability to take a global perspective in tackling management issues in education. The integration of theory and practical cases based on contemporary educational problems is a central teaching strategy of the course that allows graduates to fulfill management functions in all education-related organizations. Graduate’s enhanced knowledge of educational issues and specialist area of interest will be attractive to a wide range of employers. The course prepares future leaders to work on managerial positions in the fields of secondary and higher education on a national or international level. Moreover, the program will enable them to work in government and non-governmental organizations working on educational issues, as well as in private consulting and training organizations and further academic study at PhD level.

Subjects

  • Leadership and Management in Education
  • Educational Policy and Globalization
  • Research Methods and Design
  • Legal issues in education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Human resource management in Education
  • Master Thesis

Education Sciences

Degree

PhD

Credits

180

Qualification

Doctor of Education Sciences

Years

3

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,700 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

Education Sciences – the first English doctoral program in Georgia, supported by the University of Middlesex (UK);

Program Implementing Staff – Academic and invited staff from UK and leading European countries (France, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Austria, etc.);

The program considers the results of local and international labor market research, the experience of British and several foreign universities for doctoral studies. Including doctoral programs in education at Harvard University and A&M University in Texas;

The structure of the program allows the doctoral student to choose pre-school, general (school) or higher education within the elective modules;

Program students are provided with access to the Middlesex University’s Department of Education and Teaching materials, students have the opportunity to take any module or conduct research at the Middlesex University Department of Education.

Public lectures by international experts, Seasonal schools on modern education trends and topical issues; Seminars and special courses with the financial support of the university.

Subjects

  • Research Methods in Education
  • Philosophy and Politics of Education
  • Politics, Ethics and Law of Education
  • World Education Systems
  • Teaching Methods (theoretical-practical course)
  • Pre-school Education Management
  • General Education Management
  • Higher Education Management
  • PhD Thesis Preparation/Defense

Educational Management

Degree

Master

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,500 USD

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Engineering (Computer Science)

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Engineering

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Application deadline

September

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The goals of the program are to provide quality general education in the engineering, well-grounded in the fundamental principles of science, mathematics and engineering; to foster innovation; to develop the ability to analyze, synthesize, and design electrical and compute systems; After graduating student will be able to write some codes for engineering problems, do some measurements and tests by using of knowledge in general physics, mathematics, statistics, will be able to design and analyze some analog and digital circuits, antennas. He will be able to design, analyze and solve problems concerning computer networks (Cisco CCNA).

Subjects

  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Fundamentals of Computer Engineering
  • Calculus I
  • Physics 1 (Mechanics)
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Circuit Analysis
  • Introduction in Programming (C++)
  • Physics 2 (Electricity and Magnetism)
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Analog Electronics
  • Object Oriented Programming C++
  • Digital Electronics
  • Computer Network I
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Semiconductor Fundamentals
  • Engineering Electromagnetics
  • Signals and Systems
  • LabView Programming

English Philology, Bachelor

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Philology

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The program is designed to provide the graduate with the knowledge of the conceptual apparatus of linguistics and literary studies, methodological and theoretical foundations, the structure of the English language, the historical dimensions of the English language and the characteristics of British culture, the specifics of the relations between language, thought, society, culture and literature, the concepts and theories of linguistics and literary studies, peculiarities of the development of literary genres; introduce the regularities of the history and development of English and American literature; develop the skills for applying the communicative strategies relevant for the competent use of the English language, comprehending and producing clearly structured complex oral and written texts adequately by considering the basic principles and standards of academic writing style (APA), performing adequate communicative actions in various communicative contexts, as well as for formulating and presenting one's own critical opinion on complex issues; form the skills for adequate perception and use of relevant grammatical norms and vocabulary for the independent use of the second European (compulsory optional) language; mold the skills for the adequate use of learning, teaching and assessment strategies, methods and approaches; develop a sense of responsibility for one’s own professional development by adhering to the ethical norms and standards of academic honesty in preparing one’s own works (abstract, small research, bachelor's thesis (mandatory elective) and representing the results.

English Philology, Master

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master in English Philology

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The aim of the program is to train a highly qualified specialist with the ability to fully and purposefully use in practice the theories and research methods relevant to the field of English Philology. The program provides the student with the ability to comprehend in-depth interdisciplinarity, to understand the exploratory potential and practical value of the theories relevant to the thinking spaces of linguistics and literature, cultural studies and sociology. More precisely, the goal of the program is to:
Develop: in-depth knowledge of the history of the English language and specificity of the dynamics of the English language, as well as the skills for critical analysis of the causes of the changes in the English language; in-depth knowledge of the essence of the mutual determination of language, culture, mental representations, and social behavior, scientific characteristics of paradigms and trends, as well as the skills for applying the principles of constructing the objects of the study of modern linguistics;
in-depth knowledge of the principles of the analysis of fiction, as well as the skills for interpreting fiction considering linguistic and sociocultural contexts, philosophical, aesthetic, political and social perspectives; knowledge of the specificity of the literary text processing, as well as the skills for analyzing texts based on the theoretical and methodological approaches of structuralism and cognitive linguistics;

Subjects

  • Paradigms and Trends in Modern Linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Linguistic Analysis of Literary Texts
  • Literary Theory: Criticism and History II
  • English Language in Time and Space
  • Project Management
  • Master Thesis

Global Governance

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master in Global Governance

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The program provides graduates in the field of international politics and relations with the ability to independently research the effectiveness of international organizations, institutional frameworks, legal-normative mechanisms and socio-economic factors, while studying complex nature of global processes and events.

Graduates of this program will be able to work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Government, Parliament (Committees), Ministry of Internal Affairs, UN, OSCE, International Organizations, International Organizations operating in Georgia, Embassies, and local analytical organizations.

A graduate has the ability: To research independently the applicability of international legal norms and regimes in the specific fields/issues. (For example, conventional arms control and global trade). To organize and participate in thematic negotiations and processes in the specific issue-areas, not least to identify (if needed) the format and structure of changes in organizational design of negotiations.

Subjects

  • Theories of International Relations
  • International organizations and global governance
  • Global security architecture after the end of cold war
  • Research design and methods
  • Theory and Practice in Diplomacy
  • Global governance and sustainable development
  • Master Thesis

Information Technology, Bachelor - UG

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Informatics

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The aim of the program is to prepare competent qualified specialists in modern computer and information technology. To give the graduate the knowledge of the relevant theories of computer and information technologies and to develop practical skills, develop a lifelong learning and continuous professional development skills and be able to achieve the best of modern computer technologies, education, science and business administration. Introduce best practices and preliminary ideas; Knowledge of the basics of higher mathematics and physics, modern programming languages, operating systems, computer architecture, computer network, database, web technologies, geoinformation systems, information technology projects management, artificial intelligence and cyber security grounds. To develop practical skills necessary for modern computer and IT specialist. After completion of the program, graduates will be able to work in private and state organizations as computer processing and software specialists, web designers, computer network specialists, cyber security specialists, mobile application and/or game developers. Integrated International Certificate Courses in the program, such as Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle Academic Training Courses, will give students an opportunity to obtain international certificates

Subjects

  • Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to World History
  • Computer Architecture
  • Object Oriented Programming C++
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Basics of Business and Economics
  • Fundamentals of Physics
  • Operation System (Windows)
  • Introduction to WEB development
  • Visual Programming (C#) I
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Network I
  • Oracle Database Design and Programming
  • Geoinformatics
  • IT Services and Projects Management
  • Android Application Programming

Information Technology, Master -UG

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master of Informatics

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The aim of the program is to prepare competent qualified specialists in modern computer and information technology. The program oriented at providing students with extensive knowledge and experience for research and development in information technology. The courses of information technology include: Computer Systems and Networks (Cisco CCNP Certificates), Web and Network Programming, Database (Oracle Certificate), Mobile Application development, ERP Systems, and Logical and Probability Methods in Information Technologies. Various elective courses give opportunities to the students to deepen communication skills, acquire extensive knowledge and skills related to research-based conclusions in order to solve the problems in the field of modern information technologies addressing the issues that require the extensive knowledge of the principles and processes. Graduates will be able to work in research organizations, banks, insurance companies, private and state organizations as IT Managers, Web, Network or Database Administrators.

Subjects

  • Android Development
  • Modeling of buildings
  • Web Platform-Based Development
  • ERP systems structure and Functionality
  • IT Project Management
  • Planning network switches
  • Master Thesis

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Management Masters

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

7,900 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The aim of the Master of Education program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is: provide studies in Innovation and Technology to have the skills needed to work as a senior manager and be ready to make an independent, relevant business decision in the field of entrepreneurship, innovation and management. In addition, the program will develop master’s skills in identifying promising technologies, trends and directions for a startup or existing company.

Subjects

  • Design of products
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Business Analytics
  • Personal skills in entrepreneurship
  • Globalization media and governance
  • Global governance and transparency
  • Master Thesis

International Business Law Program

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master of Law

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The aim of the program is to prepare highly-qualified professionals who will have a deep and systematic knowledge of international business law, will be able to critically comprehend it in a coparative perspective, conduct independent research, solve complex legal issues, and conduct additional professional activities independently.

In the wake of the globalization of international business, the program focuses on aspects of its legal regulation. This program contributes to the development of the field and the improvement of legal regulations of the business environment. The program enables graduates to respond to challenges related to the transnational and multidisciplinary context of international business, and current local and international labor market demands.

Graduates will be able to be employed in all positions, taking into account the field of study, where the academic degree of Master of Law is required and it is not necessary to pass the state certification exam. As a result of developing research skills, graduates will be able to continue their studies at the doctoral level.

The goal of the program is to create an educational platform that will unite both local and international students and professionals.

Subjects

  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Comparative Contract Law
  • Legal Research
  • Academic Writing
  • International Business Transactions
  • Law Clinic
  • Fundamentals of Research Methods and Analysis
  • Master Thesis

Nursing

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Nursing

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

Goal of the program is to support effective functioning of health system through training of qualified and highly competent nurses. This program, offering integrated theoretical and practical study, will give graduates a basic knowledge of theory and methodology of nursing and develop clinical skills for planning and managing the nursing process, develop their ability to adapt to changing needs, lifelong learning and continuous professional development, and as a result, nurse will be able to conduct independent professional activities. Achievement of this goal will facilitate implementation of reforms in the health system of the country.
Graduates of the program will be able to be employed in medical facilities and public health organizations. They will also be able to continue their studies in nursing specialization, or to obtain master's, and in the future, PhD degrees.

Subjects

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Human Anatomy-Physiology I
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing Therapy
  • Nursing Assessment and Health Promotion
  • Clinical Practice I - Nursing Assessment and Patient Care
  • Pharmacology
  • Social Psychology for Nurses
  • Surgical nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing

Pharmacy

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The goal of the program is to train a qualified bachelor of Pharmacy, who will be able to grow professionally and to have the ability to learn at a later stage, who will have basic knowledge of pharmacology, patient-centered rational pharmacy therapy, pharmaceutical assistance and care, using the results of clinical trials in the field of pharmacy, pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical analysis, as well as an ability to process and issuance of pharmaceutical information based on ethical values, implement the physician-pharmacist-patient model, communication with the public and professional society, management of structural units of pharmaceutical institutions at the appropriate level.

Subjects

  • Histology and Embryology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Medical Physics and Biophysics
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology I
  • Pathological Anatomy and Physiology

Security Studies

Degree

Master

Credits

120

Qualification

Master of Security Studies

Years

2

Study language

English

Annual Fee

4,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The program objective is to provide graduates with the ability to understand the formation and conduct of the security policy in the field of international politics. Further, to provide the graduates with the competence of understanding security policy making and organizing defense matters as an integral component of the security, as well as to research independently international political processes as intersection of the state policy, security and defense issues.

Graduates of this program will be able to work at the Ministry of Defense and the Armed Forces, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government, Parliament (Committees), The SSS (State Security Service) of Georgia, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Foreign Intelligence, International Organizations in Georgia, Embassies, and local analytical organizations.

A graduate has the ability: To resolve the dilemma of using a defense/military element as a priority foreign or domestic political instrument, along with the ability to deal with the problem of the ranking of national interests in the context of global security.
To calculate threat-response ratio resource wise (incl. force structure and capabilities) and apply legal and normative/regulatory mechanisms in legal disputes, or sectoral policies.

Subjects

  • Theories of International Relations
  • International Conflict Analysis
  • Foreign Politics and National Defense of US
  • Research design and methods
  • Security Aspects of European Integration
  • Strategy and Defence Planning
  • Master Thesis

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