MSW (Dual Specializations)

MSW (Dual Specializations)

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Duration : 2 year – 4 Semesters program (Admissions open for the batch 2023-24)

Eligibility: Pass in any Bachelor Degree of 3 or 4 years with not less than 40% marks. Admission needs valid score in SUAT Entrance Test.

Unique Features :

  • Comprehensive credit-based curriculum.
  • Two weeks Orientation Programme for fresh students.
  • Seminars and Group Presenatation in all semesters to develop presentation skills.
  • Written and Oral Communication proficiency enhancement incorporated in curriculum
  • Mini projects in all semesters to improve analytical thinking among students.
  • NGO Internship
  • Programme/Event Management included in syllabus.
  • Human Resource Management given focus.
  • Summer Placement to gain additional exposure during year end vacation.
  • Basic Computer Skills are developed as part of the course requirement through classroom training & evaluation.
  • Stage model of student development through value added MSW++ features.
  • Campus placement arranged periodically.
  • Well planned Academic calendar
  • Bridge course in preferred areas.
  • Vivekananda Study Circle for spiritual and character building.
  • Counselling and Mentoring for weak students
  • Opportunity for obtaining Educational loan for economically weaker students
  • Periodic Seminars and Conferences
  • Innovation in examination system
  • Opportunity to pursue research
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the city
  • Xerox Centre and printing facility
  • ATM banking inside the campus
  • Study Material for all subjects
  • Experienced faculty
  • Cafeteria and Health Center
  • Extended hours for Library and Computer lab.
  • Free Wi Fi Internet


M.S.W. is a professional degree course envisaged to meet the demand for quality professionals who would have multi faceted abilities to manage people at work, support to overcome deprivation and suffering, and develop healthy, self reliant communities.  Employers seek graduates with social work background for the task of man management because they better know the people and their problems.  They are hugely in demand may it be hospital, school, correctional setting or destitute homes and counseling cenres.  M.S.W. programme of Srinivas University offers to equip the students to match the expectations of jobs that they look for by adding value in its course inputs.  Practical exposure through concurrent field work is supplemented by NGO internship and industry internship.  Mini research projects are incorporated in all semesters to enable students to have hands on experience in scientifically analyzing social and corporate issues.  Communication skills and language proficiency are part of the curriculum apart from seminars and group presentations.  Basic computer skills are taught and evaluated.  Issues on Development and Sustenance as an innovative subject is included in the curriculum.  Project and programme organizing abilities are developed to fit in with suitability for wider variety of jobs.  Campus placement, alumni network, additional certificate courses, industry collaboration and best infrastructure makes it a unique place to pursue MSW.



  • Master of Social Work (MSW): Professional post graduation course, promote a sense of social responsibility and commitment, offering preferential services to the marginalized sections of society.
  • Preparing students: The Social Work course prepares students who are socially concerned and competent to meet the social development and human rights promotion needs.
  • Theory and Field practicum: The MSW consists of theoretical leaning; field practicum will help to practice skills to deal with the problems and research project.
  • Seminars and workshops: Organizing and participating in National-level seminars help students develop skills in paper writing and presentation on various topics related to the profession.
  • Internship/ Block field work: Practical work for three weeks in an agency or organization based on specialization will help them to gain work experience during the course itself.
  • Opportunity to seek higher studies: the curriculum, the subject and the project work will equip the students with the research skills, which will be useful for those who seek higher education like M Phil and Ph D.
  • Three electives: Three electives are offered to MSW students- Personal Management and Industrial Relations (PM and IR), Medical and psychiatric social work (MPSW) and community development (CD).
  • Dual Specialization: Personal Management and Industrial Relations (PM and IR), and community development (CD); Medical and psychiatric social work (MPSW) and community development (CD).is provided.
  • Job opportunities at Industrial sector: Personal Management and Industrial Relations (PM and IR), equips students with skills to work as officers in the areas of human recourse development, personal management or industrial relations.
  • Medical and psychiatric social work (MPSW): This elective equips students to work in the fields of physical and mental health, Hospital setting, the schools, family counselors, medical and psychiatric fields etc.
  • Community Development (CD): helps develop professional skills to work for community’s organizations and development, advocacy social action. Work for the vulnerable or marginalized groups, government and non government organizations, social welfare, health industry and corporate organizations, the panchayat, block district or state levels.
  • Social activists and the policy makers: They can involve in the process of policy development, create awareness among the general public to initiate present burning issues and put pressure on the government.

Dr. LaveenaD’Mello

Dean, Institute of Social Sciences & Humanities, M.S.W, M.Phil., Ph. D.

Programme Structure

1. Social Work – History and Philosophy
2. Social Case work
3. Social Group work
4. Organizational Psychology
5. Basic Computer Skills for Reporting
6. Field practicum (2 days in a week – Thursday and Friday)
7. Employability Skill Assessment Programme -I
8. Seminar and Group presentationTotal – 650 marks
1. Indian Society – Polity & Economy
2. Community Organization & Social Action
3. Social Welfare Administration
4. Social Research & Statistics
5. Communication skill and language proficiency
6. Field practicum (2 days in a week – Thursday and Friday)
7. Employability Skill Assessment Programme -II
8. Seminar and Group presentationTotal – 650 marks


1. Personnel Management& Human Resource Development
2. Medical Social Work
3. Management Concepts
4. Working with Children and Adolescence
5. Field practicum (2 days in a week – Monday,
6. Tuesday)
7. NGO Internship for 3 Weeks
8. Seminar and Group presentationTotal – 650 marks
1. Labour Laws
2. Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare
3. Psychiatric Social Work
4. Therapeutic Counseling
5. Field Practicum(2 days in a week – Monday, Tuesday)
6. Research Project (External Viva)
7. Case study on the research TopicTotal – 650 marks


(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State/NRI students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%. (2) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement. (3) Karnataka Quota* : 1. Applicable only to Karnataka students having 50% or more in the applicable subject combination. 2. To be considered as Karnataka domicile student should have studied 7 years including PUC/Degree in the Karnataka.