Program developmentreportIvane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State UniversityFaculty of Medicine
Initial assessment of the Master Program Status quo report List of objectives of the MA List of competencies to be achieved by graduates of the MA Target-groups for recruitment Accreditation documents and approvals necessary Decision of the University to start the MA Academic person in charge of the MA Administrative person in charge of the MA Assessment of existing infrastructure resources for the MA Assessment of existing teaching human resources for the MA
List of objectives of the MA Environmental health Epidemiology Health care organization and management Basics of bioethics and health legislation Biostatistics, health information systems (medical information and statistics) Social Psychology Social Policy and Services Practice in Social settings English Language
List of competencies to be achieved by graduates of the MA : graduate of Mastership Program will acquire more comprehensive knowledge, based on the education received on the first level of training course and in the research context will provide the possibility and background for the development and/or application of original ideas; graduate will be able to apply decision making skills in new and unfamiliar environment in the context of acquired specialty or adjacent (multidisciplinary) areas; graduate will be able to integrate acquired knowledge; to overcome the difficulties and build up his/her opinions based on incomplete or limited information, taking into consideration social and ethic responsibilities with regards to the application of such knowledge and opinions; graduate will be able to make public presentations on his/her conclusions providing justifications for specialists and non-specialists using appropriate knowledge and logic; graduate will develop such learning skills, that will create a possibility to continue self-determined and independent learning.
List of competencies to be achieved by graduates of the MAThe Master Program provides Students with the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional practice in core social work fields and methods. It allows students the opportunity for in-depth study in fields of interpersonal helping, child and family practice, community practice, and leadership and organizational practice. The courses offer a theoretical and practice base for advanced professional practice and leadership in social work services.
Learning OutcomeThe ability to engage with individuals, groups andcommunities in society and apply social workknowledge and skills to meet needs, to enablethem to develop their potential and to foster theirgreater control over their lives.
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Academic person in charge of the MA Nata Kazakhashvili Nino Chikhladze Lasha Loria Nato Pitskhelauri Paata Imnadze Shota Tsanava Ketevan Dadiani
Administrative person in charge of the MA Alexander Tsiskaridze Dimitri Kordzaia Pati Dzotsenidze Maka Jorbenadze
Status quo report List of existing Master programs at our university Analysis of the existing national legislation Curricula of existing MA Internal regulations of the University regarding MA programs Analysis of the political framework Analysis of existing resources in the university
Existing Curricula of Master ProgramSubject Status of the credits I II III IV subject: compulsory, optionalEpidemiology compulsory 15 5 5 5Environmental health compulsory 15 5 5 5Health care organization and compulsory 15 5 5 5managementBasics of bioethics and health compulsory 15 5 5 5legislationBiostatistics, health information compulsory 15 5 5 5systemsEnglish Language compulsory 10 5 5Course paper 5 5Mastership paper 30 30Total 120 30 30 30 30
Curricula characteristics Curricula and syllabus of all courses developed Methods of teaching used in each course Grading scheme to be used Number of ECTS per course
New Curricula of Master Program Status of theSubject subject: credits I II III IV compulsory, optionalEpidemiology compulsory 15 5 5 5Environmental health compulsory 15 5 5 5Health care organization and compulsory 15 5 5 5managementBasics of bioethics and health compulsory 15 5 5 5legislationBiostatistics, health information compulsory 15 5 5 5systemsEnglish Language compulsory 10 5 5Social Psychology elective 5 5Social Policy and Services elective 5 5Practice in Social settings elective 5 5Mastership paper compulsory 25 25Total 120 30 30 30 30
Methods of teachingLecturesSeminars Practice in Social settingso The teaching and learning includes an exciting blend of lectures, outside speakers, group work and use of multimedia. The course also offers the opportunity for active student participation where you will be encouraged to contribute your own knowledge and experience.o Information technology plays an increasingly important role in our courses and a very extensive range of learning resources can be accessed through ‘TSU Virtual, an online repository of lectures, handouts, information and learning exercises.o Our modules are assessed on the basis of coursework, which includes assignments, portfolios and presentations.o In health and social care no professional group works in isolation. TSU teaches a very wide range of pre-qualification and foundation courses including health and social care, nursing (adult, childrens and mental health), midwifery, occupational therapy, osteopathy, operating department practice, paramedic emergency care, and physiotherapy. You will share your learning with these other health care students. This is a key component of the course as it is essential to developing your teamwork skills and your understanding of the other roles you will encounter in practice.
Students of the new Master Program Entrance requirements - A bachelor’s degree from an accredited University Selection criteria for new students - National Exam and Exam in Public Health and social work Potential career paths on the labor market for graduatesCareers Graduates have the opportunity to develop practice, research, leadership and management skills that will make them more competitive in areas of advanced practice and management roles. Graduates are employed in a wide range of government and non government organizations as direct practitioners, managers, researchers and policy practitioners. Some graduates use this qualification as a basis for entering private practice. System of student evaluation of the courses
System of student evaluation of the courses Attendance-Maximum score - 15 pro-activity at lectures and practical sessions-Maximum score - 20 (including home work, small individual project, presentation etc) Midterm Exam-Maximum score - 25 Final examination-Maximum score - 40 At the end of the course IV semester - Dissertation
Grading scheme to be used A- 91-100; B- 81-90; c- 71-80; D- 61-70; E- 51-60; F- 41-50; Fx- 0-40.
ICT Installed ICT resources Project website http://www.tsu.edu.ge/ge/faculties/medicine/zs12 kt8rvbmcynsun/ http://www.hstalks.com/r/tblsc/continue/ Moodle Tbilisi State University has trial access for teachers and students to view The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection. The collection provides immediate access to over 1,300 online seminar style talks containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals presented by the world’s leading experts including a number of Nobel Laureates. This prestigious new resource is perfect for the classroom setting, the lab, research, as part of teaching course curriculum, as a study or reference tool for MA students.
Cooperation with TEMPUS Partners List of professors from other TEMPUS partners to teach at the MA Student mobility plan involving the other TEMPUS partners
Training the trainers course – UK Partner report Analysis of acquired knowledge (about new teaching methods) Analysis of acquired skills Plan to include training results in the MATraining the trainers course –Sweden• Partner report• Analysis of acquired knowledge (IT technologies)• Analysis of acquired skills• Plan to include training results in the MA