The Amrita MSW is a two-year full-time residential program which requires high levels of concentration, long hours of work and sustained commitment from students. Its credit-based system allows tremendous flexibility in matters of course design, curricula, timeframe, teaching and learning methodologies, and evaluation procedures.

Specializations Offered

  • Community Development
  • Physical and Mental Health.[Medical & Psychiatric Social Work]
  • Disaster Management
  • Child Rights & Child Protection

Curriculum

SEMESTER I

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK501 Foundations of Social Work Practice 0 0 3 A
17SWK502 Psychosocial Perspectives and Counselling 0 0 3 B
17SWK503 Society, Change and Development 2 0 0 2 C
17SWK504 Working with Individuals 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK505 Working with Groups 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK591 Concurrent Fieldwork I       3 P1
17SWK592 Rural, Urban or Tribal Camp 2 0 0 2 P2
15CUL501 Cultural Education       P/F F
  TOTAL       19  
             

SEMESTER 2

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK511  Working with Communities 3 0 0 3 A
17SWK512 Introduction to Child Rights and Child Protection 3 0 0 3 B
17SWK513 Introduction to Disaster Management 3 0 0 3 C
17SWK514  Introduction to Physical and Mental Health 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK515  Social Work Research 4 0 0 4 E
17SWK596 Concurrent Fieldwork II & Winter Internship$       3 P1
15AVP501 Amrita Values Program       1 F
  TOTAL       20  
             

SEMESTER 3

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK601 Social Legislation for Vulnerable Groups 3 0 0 3 A
17SWK602 Project Formulation and Management 3 0 0 3 B
17SWK603 Social Welfare Policy and Administration 3 0 0 3 C
  Elective Paper I 3 0 0 3 D
  Elective Paper II 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK691 Concurrent Fieldwork III/ Internship I & Summer Internship# 2 0 0 3 P1
15SWK690 Live-in-Lab.@/ Open Elective*       2 J
17SWK698 Research Project - Part 1       2 P
  TOTAL       22  
             

SEMESTER 4

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK611 Corporate Social Responsibility 2 0 0 2 A
  Elective Paper III 3 0 0 3 D
  Elective Paper IV 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK696 Concurrent Fieldwork IV/ Internship II       3 P1
17SWK697 Block Field Placement - June       1 P2
17SWK699 Research Project - Part 2       2 P
  TOTAL       14  
  Total for the Programme 75        
             

ELECTIVES (any one of the specialization)

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK631 Rural and Tribal Community Development 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK632 Urban Community Development and Good Governance 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK633 Climate Change and Sustainable Development 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK634 Technological Interventions for Community Development 3 0 0 3 E
             

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK641 Social Work Practice in Mental Health 0 0 3 D
17SWK642 Community Care in Mental Health 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK643 Social Work Practice in Physical Health 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK644 Community Care in Physical Health 3 0 0 3 E
             

CHILD RIGHTS AND CHILD PROTECTION

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK651 Understanding Children as Vulnerable Groups 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK652 Care and Support Services for Children 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK653 Interventions for Child Rights and Child Protection 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK654 Interventions for Children in Humanitarian Crisis 3 0 0 3 E
             

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK661 Hazards, Risk and Disasters 0 0 3 D
17SWK662 Standards and Approaches in Disaster Relief and Recovery 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK663 Mental Health Services in Disaster Management 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK664 Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change 3 0 0 3 E
             

*One Open Elective course is to be taken by each student, in the third semester, from the list of Open electives offered by the School.
@ Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for the Open Elective course in the third semester.
$ Winter Internship will be completed at the end of Semester I and evaluated alongwith Concurrent Field Work II in Sem 2
# Summer Internship will be completed at the end of the semester II and evaluated alongwith Concurrent Field Work III in Sem 3


Click on the link below to post your admission related queries:

Amritapuri  Coimbatore

207
PROGRAMS
OFFERED
6
AMRITA
CAMPUSES
15
CONSTITUENT
SCHOOLS
A
GRADE BY
NAAC, MHRD
8th
RANK(INDIA):
NIRF 2018
150+
INTERNATIONAL
PARTNERS