social work

social work

Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversities are central to social work.

Courses offered

  • Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)
  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

NO. OF SEATS

  • B.S.W. : 40
  • M.S.W. : 40

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is a three year (six semesters) full-time degree programme under Dibrugarh University. This programme consists of theory and practice components, taught and learned through a combination of lectures, field work and research project.

The BSW programme is designed to equip the students with sound theoretical knowledge about social work, social welfare and development concerns of the poor, and enable the students to develop skills and insights into working with people at the individual, group and community levels, and their representatives, and network with other groups and professionals working on similar issues.

Eligibility

A student who has passed the H.S. (10+2) in Arts, Science or Commerce from the AHSEC or an equivalent examination with at least 45% marks (40% for SC, ST & OBC) in aggregate may apply. Students appearing in the 10+2 final examination, whose results have not yet been declared may also apply.

aDMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission shall be made on the basis of the marks obtained in H. S. (10+2) Examination.

DURATION

The BSW Course shall be of six semesters covering three calendar years. The schedule for the semester system is as shown below:

  • a) First, Third and Fifth semester   : July – December (including end semester examinations)
  • b) Second, Fourth and Sixth semester: January – June (including end semester examinations)

 


The Course struture:

Semesters I
Semesters II

101: Introduction to Social Work
102: Sociological concept of Social Work
103: Economic concept for Social Work

104: Concurrent Field Work-I

201: Social Work & Social Welfare Administration.
202: Social Problem in India
203: Scope of Social Work

204: Concurrent Field Work-II
Semesters III
Semesters IV

301: Contemporary Ideologies for Social Work
302: Human Growth & Behaviour
303: Development Communication

304: Concurrent Field Work-III

401: Social Case Work
402: Social Group Work
403: Community Organisation

404: Concurrent Field Work-IV
Semesters V
Semesters VI

501: Human Growth & Development
502: Family Life Education
503: Professional Skill Development

504: Concurrent Field Work-V

601: Social Work & Legal Information
602: Community Development
603: Social Work & Research Method

604: Project Work
Details

Master of Social Work (MSW) is a two years (four semesters) full-time post-graduate programme under Dibrugarh University. This programme consists of theory and practical components, taught and learned through a combination of lectures, field work and research project. The MSW programme is designed to equip the students with sound theoretical knowledge about social work, social welfare and development concerns of the poor, and enable the students to develop skills and insights into working with people at the individual, group and community levels, and their representatives, and network with other groups and professionals working on similar issues.

Eligibility

The minimum qualification for admission to MSW programme is a Bachelor Degree in any stream under 10+2+3 pattern, from a recognized university securing a minimum of 45% marks in major or in aggregate (40% for SC, ST & OBC).

DURATION

The MSW Course shall be of four semesters covering two calendar years. The schedule for the semester system is as shown below:

  • a) First and Third semester   : July – December (including end semester examinations)
  • b) Second and Fourth semester: January – June (including end semester examinations)

 

The Course struture:

Semesters I
Semesters II

101: Introduction to Social Work
102: Society and Indian Social Issues
103: Human Growth &Development
104: Skills for Social Work Practitioners
105: Social Work Practice with Communities
106: Concurrent Field Work-I

201: Social Work Practice with individuals
202: Social Work Practice with groups
203: Governance, Social Policy, Law and Social Work
204: Quantitative Research in Social Work
205: Qualitative Research in Social Work
206: Concurrent Field Work-II

Semesters III
Semesters IV

301: Admin & Management of Social Welfare Org.
302: Computer Application in Social Work
303: Specialization Paper-I
304: Specialization Paper-II
305: Elective Paper
306: Concurrent Field Work-III

401: Tribal Development
402: Specialization Paper-I
403: Specialization Paper-II
404: Research Project
405: Concurrent Field Work-IV
406: Block Field Work

SPECIALISATION

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
303: Rural Economy & Cooperation
304: Rural Community Development
402: Welfare of the Weaker Sections
403: Urban Community Development

MEDICAL & PSYCHIATRIC
303: Medical Social Work
304: Mental Health & Social Work
402: Psychiatric Social Work
403: Community Health

FAMILY & CHILD WELFARE
303: Family Social Work
304: Social Work with Children
402: Social Work with Youth
403: Social Work with the Elderly

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
60240: Business Finance
60340: Taxation
60440: Indian Financial System

Electives: 1. Disaster Management, 2. Project Cycle Management, 3. Peace Building, 4. HIV / AIDS: Stigma, Discrimination and Prevention