• The ICFAI University,  Mizoram

The MSW Program

The MSW Program

Application Kit

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a 2 year full time campus professional program offered by ICFAI University Mizoram 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.

Two years

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the "Master of Commerce" Degree by the University, subject to University regulations.

Graduate in any discipline with a minimum aggregate marks of 40% or more. 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 Post Graduate Dissertation.

MSW Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
YEAR I Foundations of Social Work Practice Human Growth and Development
Social Work Practice with Communities Research Methodology
Social Work Practice with Individuals Social Policy and Legislation
Social Work Practice with Groups Elective I
Field Practical - I Field Practical - II
Computer Concepts (Compulsory)
Master Research
Semester-III Semester-IV
YEAR II Rural and Urban Development Integrated Social Work Practice
Social Work Practice with Children Society and Indian Social Issues
Rural and Urban Development Counseling: Theory and Practice
Elective II Post Graduate Dissertation
Field Practical III

Electives : Semester-II: Social Work Practice in Health and Mental Health; Social Welfare Organizations; Administration and Management of Social Welfare Organizations. Semester-III: Women and Development; Tribal Development; Social Work Practice with Youth; Social Development.