MSW (Master of Social Work)
The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a postgraduate programme providing professional training that leads to the professional qualification of a social worker. The course work of the programme aims to provide students with a solid conceptual framework and a theoretical foundation of social work practice. It offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers a wide range of subjects, including social welfare policies, human behavior, research methods, community development, counseling techniques, and ethical considerations. Students gain a deep understanding of social issues such as poverty, mental health, substance abuse, child welfare, aging, and social justice.
Intake - 20 Duration - 2 Years
To facilitate the learners to develop the foundations of social work practice by providing the theoretical input on the philosophy, values, methods, fields and approaches of human service profession and human resource management.
To develop a professional approach in addressing human societal needs and become effective and efficient change agents in the social milieu.
To develop an insight into one’s professional self and purposive use of the same in professional practice through integral transformative practices.
To sharpen the learners’ skills in conceptualization, scientific assessment, analysis & interpretation and planning & intervention.
To sensitize the learners about the contemporary socio-economic and cultural realties through field based learning and proficiency in helping skills and effective intervention strategies.
Programme Specific Outcomes
Understand the history of social work approaches with respect to underlying ideologies and philosophies.
Appreciate social work as a profession and to recognize the need and importance of Social Work Education, Training and Practice.
Identify the importance of professional values and ethics in social work practice.
Understand different fields of social work intervention and the issues and concerns of social work practice in India.