M.A. in Social Work

M.A. in SOCIAL WORK (MSW) 

The two year post graduate degree course leading to the Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) of Utkal University shall be spread over a period of two academic years. Each academic year comprises of two semesters namely the Odd and Even Semester.

Admission Criteria: Any person who has passed the Under-graduate Degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks (General candidates) and 45% marks (SC/ST/OBC candidates) from an examination conducted by a recognized University is eligible to be admitted to the First Semester of this course. Students from SC/ST/OBC background have to apply with valid caste certificate.

Course: Each course is well designed under lectures/field-work/seminars/assignments/report writing/dissertation so that it achieves the goals of effective teaching and learning needs of the students.

COURSE STRUCTURE 

FIRST SEMESTER

SWFC – 01 Foundations of Social Work: History, Philosophy, Ethics, and Theories in Social Work

SWFC – 02 Social Science Concepts I: Social Structure, Social Institutions and Social Change

SWFC – 03 Social Science Concepts II: Political Judicial and Economic System

SWFC – 04 Social Science Concepts III: Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion

SWFC – 05 Social Science Concepts IV: Psychological Concepts, Human Behavior and Relationships

SWFC – 06 Orientation Visit/ Group Lab /Concurrent Field Work

SECOND SEMESTER

SWCP – 01 Working with Individuals

SWCP – 02 Working with Groups

SWCP – 03 Working with Communities

SWCP – 04 A Human Rights Approach to Social Work Practice

SWCP – 05 Social Work Research and Statistics

SWCP – 06 Concurrent Field Work + Rural Camp

THIRD SEMESTER

SWCP – 07 Child Protection and Child Rights

SWCP – 08 Social Work with Women: Issues of Gender and Development

SWCP – 09 Social Work Practice with SC, ST and OBC

SWCP – 10 Rights of Persons with Disabilities and their Rehabilitation.

SWCP – 11 Community Health and Social Medicine

SWCP – 12 Social Management

SWCP – 13 Concurrent Field Work

SWEP – 01 School Social Work

SWEP – 02 Working with Persons with Addictions

SWEP – 03 Correctional Social Work

SWEP – 04 Counselling in Social Work

SWEP – 05 Social Work with the Elderly

(Any One)

FOURTH SEMESTER

SWCP – 14 Development Theories and Strategies: Issues Challenges and Responses

SWCP – 15 Social Work Practice in Rural Areas

SWCP – 16 Social Work Practice in Urban Areas

SWCP – 17 NGO Management

SWCP – 18 Development Communication

SWCP – 19 Agrarian Social Work

SWCP – 20 Dissertation: Research Project

SWCP – 21 Concurrent Field Work + Block Placement

SWEP – 06 Entrepreneurship Development

SWEP – 07 NGO Management

SWEP – 08 Project Management

SWEP – 09 Disaster Management

SWEP – 10 People Centered Advocacy.

Contact:

Dr Mohammed Firoz

Professor – Social Communication

Email: firoz@niswass.org

Phone: +91 9319413908