Master Of Social Work – MSW

Shift 1 : Mon-Sat : 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Shift 2 : Mon-Sat : 1:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Why Study This Course

Social Work is a professional course which deals with human relations and strives to improve the quality of life and to make a positive impact on the lives of the people. It contributes to build a society with social justice for the vulnerable and weaker sections of the society. It is a people oriented program.

This course provides scope to work at individual, societal and organizational level. The course develops and enhances skills required for development, critical thinking, management, administration and research. It also focuses on developing intra and inter-personal relationship to work with individuals and groups such as communication, problem solving, conflict management, team work etc. The skills will be imparted through academic, observational visits and practice based field work.

Careers and Placements

Social work is a challenging career. It offers varied set of job opportunities in both government and private sectors. The employment areas for graduates of Master of Social Work [MSW] are categorized based on the specialization

Human Resource Management

  • Multi National Companies
  • HR Department of Industries
  • Labour welfare Department
  • Social welfare officer

Community Development

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Managers
  • State Child Protection Society
  • District Child Protection Unit
  • Project Officers in Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Public Welfare Departments

Medical and Psychiatry

  • Counselling Centres
  • Counsellor and medical officers in Health Industry
  • De-Addiction centres and Correctional settings
  • School and College Counsellors

Eligibility & Duration

Students who have completed UG courses under any stream recognized by the university are eligible to apply for this course.

Course duration: 2 years.

Message By HOD

Our department aims to create ample opportunities to develop skill sets to match with the requirements of career development. The department will conduct various training programmes by experts from various fields that will benefit students individually and professionally. Hands on experience through observational visits, field work and projects will be provided to enable the students to actively participate and emerge as successful proactive professionals in the field to face any challenges.

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