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Master of Social Work

School: JLU School of Humanities and Arts
Course length: 2 Years

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Course Objectives:

This course aims at creating a cadre of competent and accountable professionals who will contribute to the generation of practice knowledge and will provide leadership and act as change agents for the development of equitable and egalitarian society.

  • Preparing students for professional social work practice by appreciating the understanding of different theoretical frameworks related to social and personal problems.
  • Preparing students in developing and using research, knowledge, and skills that advance social work practice that are responsive and sensitive to people's needs.
  • Enabling students to act as change agent and take leadership roles in bringing changes in social welfare policies.
  • Preparing students in enhancing the social functioning and interactions of individuals, families, groups and organizations by empowering them to deal with their problems.
  • Enabling students to pursue policies, services, and resources through advocacy and social or political actions that promote social and economic justice.

  • KEY MODULES:
    • Sociology for Social Work
    • History & Ideologies of Social Work
    • Social  Case Work
    • Social Group Work
    • Community Organisation
    • Social Work Research
    • Social Welfare Administration
    • Social Work Statistics
    • Social Work Practicumm (Internship/Field Work)
    • Interpersonal Communication & Counseling

    Key Modules – Specialisation Community Development & Extension:
    • Government and Voluntary Agencies
    • Planning & Management of Community Projects

    Key Modules – Family Welfare:
    • Women’s Issues, Development & Empowerment
    • Youth & Development

    Key Modules – Human Resource Management:
    • Employees Relations & Legislations
    • Strategic HRM

    Career Opportunities:
    With a degree in Sociology or Social Work you can end up influencing major decisions that affect the community around you. A postgraduate degree in Social Work would lead to the following career paths:
    • Civil Service administrator
    • Government social research officer
    • Social researcher
    • Human Resource Manager
    • International aid/development worker
    • Social Worker
    • Community development
    • Grant writing
    • Urban planning
    • Social Activist
    • Youth Worker
    • Researcher
    • Paralegal
    • Rehabilitation Counselor
    • Public Relations
    • Consumer Researcher
    • Social Skill Trainer
    • Policy Analysts
    • CSR ( Corporate Social Responsibility)
    • Academician /Teaching


    Eligibility Criteria:

    Admission to a postgraduate degree at School of Humanities and Arts requires a minimum of 50% in an undergraduate degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline from an institute affiliated to a university or any university recognized by UGC. Candidates in the final year of their respective undergraduate programme are also eligible to apply for admission. Their admission will be subject to their qualifying the exam with the required marks. Applicants for the PG course will have to appear for a Personal Interview (PI) round. The selection of candidates will be made based on their academic merit and performance in the PI round.