1SCHOOL OF ARTS & HUMANITIESSyllabus Outline2013MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (MSW)Duration 2 years Full Time
2Name & Duration of the CourseThis is a two year course where in students will be awarded professional PostGraduate degree of Master of Social Work (MSW). The specializations are offered inCommunity Development, Human Resource Management and Family Welfare.Course DescriptionThe profession of social work caters to the need of socially marginalized, deprivedand disadvantaged groups. It is based on the values of service, social and economicjustice, dignity and worth of the person. This programme addresses the unique andinnovative approach to the emerging needs of professionals to deal with complexproblems like poverty, substance abuse, domestic violence and various socialproblems. The programme is designed to educate emerging and committedprofessionals for direct social work practice with vulnerable sections of the society.An innovative feature of the program is to use knowledge for human betterment andsocietal development.The Social Workers are employed in Governmental, Industrial and Non-Governmental Sectors, Social Development and Welfare Services, CorrectionalInstitutions as Probation Officers, Human Resource Managers in Industrial sectors,Counsellors, Researchers and Professors. This programme provides an in-depthunderstanding of the broader social, political and global contexts in which issues ofsocial welfare policies are framed and addressed.ObjectiveThis course aims at creating a cadre of competent and accountable professionalswho will contribute to the generation of practice knowledge and will provideleadership and act as change agents for the development of equitable andegalitarian society. Preparing students for professional social work practice by appreciating theunderstanding of different theoretical frameworks related to social andpersonal problems.
3 Preparing students in developing and using research, knowledge, and skillsthat advance social work practice that are responsive and sensitive topeoples needs. Preparing students to act as change agent and take leadership roles inbringing changes in social welfare policies. Preparing students in enhancing the social functioning and interactions ofindividuals, families, groups and organizations by empowering them to dealwith their problems. Enabling students to pursue policies, services, and resources throughadvocacy and social or political actions that promote social and economicjustice.Learning Outcomes Ability to analyze, formulate and influence social welfare policies. Ability to apply the knowledge and skills in understanding of the forms andmechanisms of social work practices. Ability to apply strategies of advocacy and social change that promotes socialand economic justice. Understanding of professional ethical standards and principles. Ability to evaluate research studies, apply research findings to practice andcommunicate findings. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
4SYLLABUS OUTLINETotal Credits: - 120MSW - Semester ICode Module Title Lectures Tutorial Field Work CreditMASW101 Sociology for Social Work 2 1 - 3MASW102 History & Ideologies of Social Work 2 1 - 3MASW103 Social Case Work 2 1 - 3MASW104 Social Group Work 2 1 - 3MASW105 Social Work Practicum-1 (Internship/Field Work)1 - 11 12MASW106CEP2 - - 2Total 26MSW - Semester IICode Module Title Lectures Tutorial Field Work CreditMASW 201Community Organisation2 1 - 3MASW 202 Social Work Research 2 1 - 3MASW 203 Social Welfare Administration 2 1 - 3MASW 204 Social Work Statistics 2 1 - 3MASW205 Social Work Practicum-2(Internship/Field Work)1 - 11 12MASW 206CEP2 - - 2Total 26
5MSW - Semester IIICode Module Title Lectures Tutorial Field Work CreditMASW 301 Interpersonal Communication &Counselling2 1 - 3MASW 302 Research Proposal - 2 - 2MASW303Specialization Group (Students canchoose any one of the followingspecialization groups)2 ( eachmodule)1 ( eachmodule)- 9MASW 304 Social Work Practicum-3 (Internship /FieldWork)1 - 11 12MASW 306 CEP 2 - - 2Total 28Group A : Community Development and Extension1. Government & Voluntary Agencies2. Planning & Management of community projectsGroup B: Human Resource Management1.Employees Relations & legislations2. Strategic HRMGroup C: Family Welfare1. Women’s Issues, Development & Empowerment2. Youth & Development
6MSW - Semester IVCode Module Title Lectures Tutorial Field Work CreditMASW401 Management of NGOs 2 1 - 3MASW402Specialization Groups (as opted inSem III)2 (eachmodule)1 ( eachmodule)- 9MASW403Social Work Practicum-3 (Internship/Field Work)1 - 9 10MASW404Study Tour - - - 2MASW405 Dissertation & Viva Voce - - - 14MASW406 CEP2 2Total 40Group A: Community Development & Extension1. Strategies & Trends in Community Development2. Intervention & Management in DisastersGroup B: Human Resource Management1. Recruitment, Selection, Training & Development2. Organisational Change & DevelopmentGroup C: Family Welfare1. Emerging Trends in the field of family & child welfare2. Working with Special Groups