Master of Social Work MSW

School of Social Sciences

MA in Social Work programme provides an opportunity for the students to study a range of topics. The course enables the students to encourage critical-thinking skills, design and conduct their research projects; identify key sociological issues and engage effectively with the wider academic community. The programme stimulates students to think about the role that sociological analysis can play in helping to advance solutions to the current social and economic challenges. The programme offers a strong grounding in theory and methods, which impart skills. These skills are enhanced through Workshops, Seminars, Panel Discussions, Guest Lectures and field visits that are organized and conducted for the students.

The programme aims at social work education and building of social work knowledge and practice through a range of ideological stances, research, and field engagements. The core ethos and values pervade all aspects of learning, knowledge building and interventions. Interwoven with these aspects of social justice, rights, development and empowerment of society. also appreciating differences and intersectional ties, created through categorical imperatives of caste, class, gender, ethnicity and faith.

The Master of Social Work Programme comprises:

  • Classroom and field learning components distributed over four semesters.
  • Empirical learning comprises of field work, rural practice and field study engagements.
  • Foundation courses are provided in social sciences with an emphasis on perspectives and methods, and advanced courses are related to specific themes and practices.

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility

Graduated in any stream with min. 50%

Selection Procedure

Merit + PI

Scholarship

As per University norms

Programme Structure

  • Origin and Development of Social Work-
  • Personality and Dynamics of Human Behaviour
  • Human Society and Culture
  • Social Case Work: Theory and Practice
  • Group Work: Theory and Practise
  • Field work; Field-work Practicum & Viva-voce
  • Social and Human Development
  • Population and Environment-
  • Community Organization: Theory and Practice
  • Social Work Research-
  • Social Welfare Administration and Social Action
  • Field-work Practicum & Viva- voce
  • Social Work: Themes and Perspectives
  • Social Policy and Planning in India-
  • Social Statistics and Computer Applications-
  • Trade Unions and Industrial Relations
  • Labour Welfare and Social Security
  • Women and Society in India-
  • Youth Welfare and Development
  • Field-work Practicum & Viva- voce-
  • Counseling and Communication
  • Participatory Approaches to Development and Social Work Practice Skills
  • Political Economy and Development-
  • Human Resource Management
  • Labour Legislations in India
  • Child Welfare and Development-
  • Welfare of the Aged
  • Field-work Practicum
  • Field-based Research Report Project Work/ Dissertation

Career Prospects

  • Welfare Departments of the Government and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Commercial and Industrial Organizations.
  • The students have opportunities to become Social Workers or Bank Managers.
  • A graduate in Social Work can work as an Adult Guidance Worker, Career Advisor, Charity Officer, Community Development Worker, Counsellor, Volunteer, Coordinator and Youth Worker, etc.
  • Exciting job opportunities are available in Food Businesses, Agri-business, Insurance Companies and Supply Chains
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