Profile & features of the course
Department of Social Work is offering a Post Graduate Course "Masters of Social Work (MSW) Programme from 2015 onwards with an objective of developing students into social work professionals and to become leaders in the urban community.
*   Any Graduate with 60% marks
*   Preference will be given to the candidates who have successfully completed a Bachelors Degree in   Social Work/Sociology/Psychology/Philosophy/Economics/Statistics
Selection is done on the basis of the candidate's performance in a written test of general knowledge on social issues followed by group discussion and an individual interview
Additional credit is given to the candidate with a distinguished record of service under the National Service Scheme, evidence of outstanding leadership and communication skills and work experiences related to social work.
Welcome to the Department of Social Work
"Department with Difference"
Our Main Objectives:
#To socialize students to the values and ethics of the profession of social work
# To address challenges, issues and problems of the community from the individual level
# To prepare students with the knowledge skills and commitment against injustice in all forms
The Department offers two Specializations:
1. Community Development (CD)
2. Medical and Psychiatry (M&P)
As per the university regulations the students are required to complete the following activities during the course
PRACTICAL SKILL LABORATORY (6 Days)
OBSERVATION VISITS (8 Visits)
FIELD WORK PRACTICUM:
Concurrent Field Work (Every Tuesday and Thursday)
Field work helps the students to understand the socio-economic, cultural and political and to understand the reality of the society, social issues and the consequences.
To provide the students with an opportunity to apply theories in practical situations for problem solving with individuals, groups and communities.
RURAL CAMP (8 Days)
The main objective of the rural camp is to help the students to understand and live with the culture, occupation, life style, rural administration and issues related to rural societies.
TRIBAL AND MEDICAL FIELD VISITS (5 DAYS)
NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR (8 DAYS)
Every student is required to complete a research project report under the supervision and guidance of a faculty of the department who will guide the students on topics related to social work education, practice or some aspects of the field of specialization chosen by him/her.
BLOCK PLACEMENT/ INTERNSHIP
The department offers various training to equip students to develop their talents and skills along with knowledge. This type of multifarious training helps the students to deliver the social message or awareness in the community at ease.
Street theatre Training
Folk arts like Thappattam (Parai) Bow song (Villupattu) Training
|Course||Year of Establishment|
|MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK||2015 (Ref: G.O.NO.221 Higher Educaiton(G1) Dated 23/12/2014)|
* Community Development (CD)
* Medical and Psychiatry (M&P)
|1||Dr. K. Shyamala||M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., MBA.,||Head of the Department (I/C)|
|2||Mrs. S.Sakthi Devi||M.S.W., NET||Guest Lecturer|
|Course (UG/PG/M.Phil)||Admission Year||Sanctioned strength||Admitted strength|
|Masters of Social Work||2015||20||10|