Master Of Social Work Programme

MSW is two years full time programme. Each academic year is divided into two semesters, coinciding with the two terms as announced by the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. The uniqueness of this program is that students are exposed to intensive experiential learning and this gives an edge over other post graduate programme. The transition from a student to a professional is carefully monitored by qualified and experienced faculty. The main objective of the programme is to impart education and training in professional social work and enhance the understanding of social issues through interdisciplinary perspective.

The goal of MSW program is to produce highly skilled Social Work Professionals who can work effectively with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. The Master of Social Work degree program prepares students with the competencies and practice behaviours necessary for advanced Social Work practice in an area of concentration.

The foundation portion of the MSW curriculum provides a generalist perspective on Social Work Practice. The Specialization portion of the MSW curriculum builds upon the foundation programme which has advanced curriculum content (Kindly refer MSW semester I syllabus). At the Masters level, the Institute offers three specialisations viz.