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The MSW Program

The MSW Program

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The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a 2 year full time campus professional program offered by the University focused on the theory and practice of social work. It examines the conceptions, scope, history and philosophies of social welfare and the role of social work in development of social policy. The course is designed to equip the student with skills and knowledge to become a practitioner in the field of social work.

Duration:
Two years

Award of Degree:
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Master of Commerce” Degree by the University.

Eligibility:
Pass in graduation in relevant discipline with minimum 40% of aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure:
The MSW Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 13 Core Papers, 2 electives. Students are additionally required to complete a 3 Field Practical's, a Summer Internship Project and a Postgraduate Dissertation.

MSW Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
YEAR I
  • Foundations of Social Work Practice
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals
  • Social Work Practice with Groups
  • Field Practicum - I
  • i. Observation Visit
  • ii. Concurrent Fieldwork
  • Social Work Practice with Communities
  • Social Welfare Administration
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Policy and Legislation in India
  • Field Practicum - II
  • i. Concurrent Fieldwork
  • ii. Rural Camp
  • iii. Workshop
Master Research
Semester-III Semester-IV
YEAR II
  • Integrated Social Work Practice
  • Social Development
  • Social Work with Youth
  • Elective - II
  • Field Practicum - III
  • i. Concurrent Fieldwork
  • ii. Rural Camp
  • iii. Workshop
  • Counseling: Theory and Practice
  • Women and Development
  • Human Rights and Social Work
  • Postgraduate Dissertation
  • Field Practicum - III
  • i. Concurrent Fieldwork
  • ii. Rural Camp
  • iii. Workshop

Electives : Semester-III: Community Development; Medical and Psychiatric Social Work; Family and Child Welfare.
Semester - IV: Community Development; Medical and Psychiatric Social Work; Family and Child Welfare.

The program structure is subject to change (if required).