(MSW) Master of Social Work
Mode: Full-time | Duration: 2 Years
The full form of MSW is a Master of Social Work. MSW is a post-graduation course in the field of Social Work which is usually of two years duration. Aspirants can pursue an MSW course after pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates who have pursued a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree are preferred if they opt to pursue an MSW course.
After completing an MSW degree candidates can work as healthcare social workers, clinical social workers, therapists or social workers in the field of medical health, mental health as well as the educational field.
Aspirants can pursue MSW as a full time or even a part-time/ distance education course. A full-time MSW course is of two years duration and candidates can complete their MSW course through correspondence within a maximum duration of five years.
Required Skillset for MSW
Candidates who want to pursue the MSW course need to have good communication skills. Some other key skills that an aspirant should possess when thinking of pursuing the MSW course are listed below:
Good communication skills
Ability to set boundaries
Ability to coordinate
MSW Eligibility Criteria
Candidates are eligible to pursue MSW as a course if they have completed their graduation from a recognized` institute with passing marks. Aspirants who have pursued a Bachelor’s in Social Work (BSW) course or have experience in the field of social work, sociology, psychology, or any related field are preferred if they opt to pursue an MSW course.
Candidates from any stream Humanities, Commerce or Science are eligible to pursue MSW as a course at the post-graduation level.
MSW Course Curriculum
The subjects taught as part of the MSW course may vary from one college to the other. But some common topics that candidates are taught as part of the Master of Social Work course are listed below:
Course Curriculum for Master of Social Work (MSW)
Social Work Profession
Social Group Work
Social Case Work
Concurrent Field Work including Social Work Camp
Concurrent Field Work including Study Tour
Analysis of Indian Society
Social Policy, Planning & Development
Dynamics of Human Behaviour
Social Work with Rural, Urban and Tribal Community
Study of Indian Economics
Social Work Approaches for Social Development
Study of Indian Constitution
Social Work and Social Justice
Social Work Research and Statistics
Social Work Administration
Personal & Professional Growth
Concurrent Field Work including Case Studies
Women & Child Development
Labour Welfare & Legislation
Criminology & Correctional Administration
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Disaster Management
Medical & Psychiatric Social Work
Communication and Counselling
Concurrent Field Work including Summer Placement
MSW Job Profiles
After completing the MSW course, aspirants can either pursue higher studies in the field of social work. Apart from higher studies, candidates can also opt to pursue a job in the field of social work after completing their MSW course. Some popular job profiles that candidates can join after successfully completing their MSW course are listed below:
Social Worker: In such a job profile, one provides appropriate resources, advice, and support to individuals who are facing difficulties or problems in their personal/ professional life. A social worker helps individuals cope with their monetary, emotional or social needs.
Project Coordinator: Aspirants are hired in NGOs at this job profile. Project Coordinators need to help in the planning, budgeting and monitoring process of a project undertaken by an NGO. Apart from this, a Project Coordinator also needs to ensure that the project is undertaken is being conducted within the framework established and all documentation work is complete. A project coordinator also gets in touch with volunteers and ensures that the project is being completed as per timelines fixed for it.
Professor: Candidates can also become educationists in the field of social work.
+ All Payments can be paid on an installment basis.
+ Students can book a seat by giving 20,000 with all certificates, photos, Aadhar Card.
+ Online Admission is available