Master of Social Work (MSW) : 2 year full time


Master of Social Work (MSW) 2 year full time course has been designed by Dibrugarh University to promote career growth in Social Works. The course provides an understanding of the history and philosophy of Social Work and its emergence as a profession. The course curriculum offers the understanding about the need and importance of Social Work Education, Training and Practice.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
To acquire knowledge on the development of Social Work and use it as a profession.
To understand the need and importance of Social Works Education in the present society.
To gain insight into the Indian Society, the changes therein and its problems.
To enhance the acquaintance with the concepts of community and its dynamics.
To understand community organization as a method of Social Work and as an effective tool for development.


ELIGIBILITY


As per the approved regulation of Dibrugarh University, a candidate who possesses any Bachelor degree of Dibrugarh University in (10+2 +3) pattern or any other recognized university, with at least 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in pass or major subjects is eligible to apply for admission into the Master of Social Work (MSW) 2 year full time programme.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Selection of candidates shall be made on the basis of their results in Graduation, or as per the notifications of Dibrugarh University from time to time.

N.B. : Eligibility criteria and other procedure such as for Admission and Examination is subject to change from time to time as per the notification of the University.


COURSE STRUCTURE
As per regulation of the Dibrugarh University, the MSW programme (2 year full time) consists of four semesters of six months duration each. The first semester shall focus on the foundation course. The second semester shall focus in the functional area. A student is required to opt for specializations in the third and fourth semester along with an Elective subject in the third semester. As per the course curriculum, the student is required to undertake a concurrent field work at the end of each semester based on which the student has to submit a summary report. Later viva is conducted on the submitted report.



DISTRIBUTION OF COURSE STRUCTURE
Semester I

Paper No Title of the subject
ISA
ESE
Type of Exam
SW 101 Introduction to Social Work
40
60
W
SW 102 Society and Indian Problems
40
60
W
SW 103 Human growth and development
40
60
W
SW 104 Skills for social work practitioners
40
60
W
SW 105 Social work practice with communities
40
60
W
SCF 106 Concurrent field work I
40
60
W/V


Semester II

Paper No Title of the subject
ISA
ESE
Type of Exam
SW 201 Social Work practice with individuals
40
60
W
SW 202 Social Work practice with groups
40
60
W
SW 203 Governance, social policy, law and social work
40
60
W
SW 204 Quantitative research in social work
40
60
W
SW 205 Qualitative research in social work
40
60
W
SCF 206 Concurrent field work -II
40
60
W/V

Semester III

Paper No Title of the subject
ISA
ESE
Type of Exam
SW 301
SCA 302
Administration and Management of social welfare organizations
Computer application of social work
40
40
60
60
W
P
Specialization papers:
SCD 303
SCD 304
Community development 1: Rural economy and cooperation
Community development 2: Rural community and development
40
40
60
60
W
W
SMP 303
SMP 304
Medical & Psychiatric 1: Medical social work
Medical & Psychiatric 2: Mental health and social work
40
40
60
60
W
W
SFC 303
SFC 304
Family & Child welfare 1: Family social work
Family & Child welfare 2: Social work with children
40
40
60
60
W
W
Electives (the student will opt for one of the four elective papers):
SDM 305
SPC 305
SPB 305
SHA 305
Elective 1: Disaster Management
Elective 2: Project Cycle Management
Elective 3: Peace Building
Elective 4: HIV/AIDS stigma, Discrimination and Prevention
40
40
40
40
60
60
60
60
W
W
W
W
SCF 306 Concurrent field work III
40
60
W/V

Semester IV


Paper No Title of the subject
ISA
ESE
Type of Exam
SW 401 Tribal development
40
60
W
Specialization papers:
SCD 402
SCD 403
Community development 3: Welfare of the weaker sections
Community development 4: Urban community development
40
40
60
60
W
W
SMP 402
SMP 403
Medical & Psychiatric 3: Psychiatric social work
Medical & Psychiatric 4: Community health
40
40
60
60
W
W
SFC 402
SFC 403
SWR 404
SCF 406
SBP 407
Family and child welfare 3: Social work with youth
Family and child welfare 4: Social work with the elderly
Research Project
Concurrent Field work IV
Block Field work (compulsory)
40
40
100
40
-
60
60
100
60
-
W
W
W/V
W/V
BF


N.B.: ISA- In Semester Assessment, ESE- End Semester Examination, W- Written, V-Viva Voce, P-Practical, BF-Block Field Work.

EXAMINATION SYSTEM (As per Dibrugarh University Regulations)

(a) To be eligible to appear in the MSW end-semester Examinations as a regular candidate, a student must attend 75% of the lectures delivered during the academic session. A student who attends at least 60% of the lectures delivered shall, however, be allowed to appear in the Examination as a non-collegiate candidate on payment of a prescribed fee.
(b) The semester examination shall be divided into two groups: ODD and EVEN (i.e. Odd semester: First and Third. Even Semester: Second and Fourth.)
(c) The examination at the end of Odd semester classes shall be treated as Regular Odd Semester Examination and shall be held simultaneously.
(d) The examination at the end of all the Even semester classes shall be termed as Regular Even Semester Examination and shall be held simultaneously.
(e) A candidate who fails or doesnot appear in one or more subjects of any end-semester examination will be provisionally promoted to the next higher semester with the failed subjects as carry over subjects. Such candidate will be eligible to appear in the carry over subjects in the next examinations of those subjects. However, the following restrictions will be applicable.
(i) A candidate shall be allowed maximum 5 years to complete the course of MSW.
(ii) A candidate shall be entitled to a maximum of two chances (excluding the first regular examination) to clear a subject. If a candidate fails to clear a subject even after the two chances, he/she has to repeat the semester with admission.
(iii) lf a student clears the fourth semester examination before clearing all the subjects of the previous semesters, the result of the fourth semester examination of that candidate shall be withheld and his/her results shall be announced only after he/she clears the subjects of the previous semesters.
(iv) In order to pass in a subject, a candidate shall have to pass in all the parts separately.

 

APPROVAL & AFFILIATION
The MSW course is conducted by the institute under the approved syllabi and regulations of Dibrugarh University.

 

 

 

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