Head of the program
- Lasha Khojanashvili
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co – manager of the program
- Baia Kublashvili
- Email: email@example.com
The purpose of the program
- To develop the necessary knowledge, skills and value system for the student in order to get competitive specialists in the local and international labor market;
- To prepare a specialist who will have a modern knowledge of psychology as a science, history of development, basic theories and empirical findings;
- To prepare a specialist who, based on the instructions of the supervisor, will be able to understand and apply the basic research methods required by psychology as a science and, considering the academic standards of research, develop appropriate research design, analyze data and interpret results;
- To develop students the skills important for the 21st century, such as: collaboration, team work, creativity, critical thinking.
The structure of the program
The Bachelor's degree program in Psychology consists of 240 credits, out of which:
- University courses - 34 ECTS credits
- Compulsory social science courses - 10 ECTS credits
- Compulsory Specialization Courses - 115 ECTS credits, including Bachelor's thesis - 10 ECTS credits.
- Optional Specialization courses - 30 ECTS credits
- Practice component - 10 ECTS credits
- Free credits - 41 ECTS credits
Qualification to be awarded - Bachelor of Psychology
Duration of study - 8 semesters
Bachelor’s Degree Program - 240 ECTS credits
Language of instruction - Georgian
The following methods of teaching and learning are used at the Bachelor ‘s Degree program in Psychology:
- Explanatory method;
- Demonstration method;
- Case Study;
- Brain Storming;
- Comparative analysis method;
- Team work;
- Oral survey;
- Discussion method;
- Cooperative training;
- Problem-based learning (PBL);
- Heuristic method;
- Laboratory method;
- Practical method;
- Action-oriented training;
- Verbal or oral method;
- Audio-visual method.
Student Knowledge Assessment System provides:
Five positive evaluations:
(A) Excellent - 91-100 points;
(B) Very good - 81-90 points of maximum assessment;
(C) Good - 71-80 points of maximum assessment;
(D) Satisfactory - 61-70 points of maximum assessment;
(E) Sufficient - 51-60 points of maximum assessment.
Two types of negative assessment:
(FX) Did not pass - 41-50 points from maximum assessment, which means that a student needs to work harder to pass and is granted with the right to take one additional exam in terms of independent work;
(F) Fail- 40 points and less out of maximum assessment, which means the performance of a student is not sufficient and he/she has to learn the subject from the beginning.
In case of receiving a negative assessment (FX), the student has the right to take an additional exam in the same semester.
The student will be admitted to the additional examination even if he / she has exceeded the minimum threshold of the final positive assessment (51 points), but has not exceeded the minimum threshold of the final exam.
The student will be admitted to the final exam if he / she exceeds the minimum threshold of the intermediate assessment. The minimum competency threshold for intermediate assessment is 30%.
Credit can be granted if the student's results meet the following conditions:
A) Exceeded the minimum threshold of the final exam (the minimum threshold of the final exam is 50%);
B) Accumulated at least 51 points out of a maximum 100 points in the final evaluation.
The maximum grade for the course is 100 points, which includes intermediate and final grades.
The relative share of the final exam is determined within the academic freedom of the staff performing each course, but not more than 40% of the total grade (in case of practice and bachelor thesis, a different distribution of points is possible).
Field of employment
A graduate of the Bachelor's Degree program in Psychology can occupy positions in public institutions, including in the system of education, penitentiary, defense, health care, and so on. as well as in the private and non-governmental sector, in the media, in international funds, etc.
The growth of the demand for psychologists is due to: new projects in the field of education, including the implementation of new theories of teacher training, inclusive education, education in general; There is a growing demand for health psychology, where graduates can work in clinics and outpatient clinics. A graduate of psychology can continue to work wherever there is a necessity for psychological assistance for the developmental disabilities of children and adolescents and patients with disabilities. The demand for psychologists has increased in educational institutions such as schools and kindergartens, as well as in day care centers.
A graduate of the Bachelor's degree program in Psychology can continue to work in corporate, consulting, marketing, and public relations. In the field of exploration of electoral system, political PR, image, and other relatively new relationships and their harmonization with reality.
Admission to the program
The tuition fee for the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Psychology is 2500 GEL.