MA Social Work

The Post Graduate course in Social Work is a two year full time Professional Course. In the First two semesters, students acquire knowledge of Human Behavior, Skills in Human Relationship, functioning of Social Systems and Institutions, practicing the methods of Social Work and values of the profession. In the third and fourth semesters, students specialize in any one of the following fields:

Urban and Rural Community Development

Labour Welfare and Human Resource Management

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work

Family and Child Welfare

The curriculum has six important components: Theory, Field Work, Summer Placement, Internship, Block Placement and Research. It enables the students to acquire necessary knowledge of Sociology, Methods and Fields of Social Work, Psychology, Philosophy and practical experience in Social Work Research. To facilitate the above complex learning process, components of the course include independent study, lectures, seminars, workshops, research,concurrent and block field work training, summer placement, rural camp and educational tour.

Semester I

  • Introduction to Social Work Profession — I
  • Society and Dynamics of Human Behaviour – I
  • Methods and Fields of Social Work – I
  • Social Work Research and Statistics – I

Semester II

  • Introduction to Social Work Profession —II
  • Society and Dynamics of Human Behaviour – II
  • Methods and Fields of Social Work -II
  • Social Work Research and Statistics -II

 

The Final year offers specialized papers in three areas. The candidate has to specialize in any one group

  • Labour Welfare & Human Resource Management
  • Urban & Rural Community Development
  • Family Welfare
  • Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

Semester III Compulsory paper – Computer applications in Social Work – I

Specialization Group (A)

Specialization Group (B)

Labour Welfare and Human Resource Development

Urban and Rural Community Development

Human behavior in Organization-I

Community Organization and Social Development-I

Labour Welfare and Legislation-I

Urban Community Development-I

Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations-I

Rural Community and Democratic Decentralization-I

   

Specialization Group (C)

Specialization Group (D)

Family and Child Welfare

Medical and Psychiatric Social work

Family Welfare I

Medical Social work-I

Welfare of Children II

Psychiatric Social Work-I

Development of Human & Children I

Health Related Information for Social Workers-I

Semester IV Compulsory paper – Computer applications in Social Work – I & II

Specialization Group (A)

Specialization Group (B)

Labour Welfare and Human Resource Development

Urban and Rural Community Development

Human behavior in Organization-II

Community Organization and Social Development-II

Labour Welfare and Legislation-II

Urban Community Development-II

Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations-II

Rural Community and Democratic Decentralization-II

   

Specialization Group (C)

Specialization Group (D)

Family and Child Welfare

Medical and Psychiatric Social work

Family Welfare II

Medical Social work-II

Welfare of Children II

Psychiatric Social Work-II

Development of Human & Children II

Health Related Information for Social Workers-II

Internship : In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester IV are required to undertake a 60 hours employment oriented job training at a work place.

Essentials :

  • Field Work & Practical
  • Rural Laboratory (Previous and final year)
  • Presentations / Seminars
  • Maintenance of field work Journals
  • Dissertation (Final Year)
  • Study Tour (Final Year)
  • Block Placement (Final Year)
  • Social Work laboratory (Final Year)

The course is practical oriented and offers on the job training opportunities.

Eligibility : Graduate or P.G. in any discipline

Procedure : Online off campus counseling conducted by Department of Higher Education Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.


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