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Effective from 2020 Admission Onwards

Semester I 

Course Title L T P Cr
Foundations of Social Work Practice 0 0 4
Introduction to Psychology - Human Behaviour and development 4 0 0 4
Social Science Concepts and Social Work 4 0 0 4
Communicative English 3 0 0 3
Language 1 3 0 0 3
Introduction to Computing 3 0 0 3
Cultural Education I 3 0 0 1
TOTAL       22

Semester II

Course Title L T P Cr
Working with Individuals and Groups 4 0 0 4
Management for Social Work Practice 4 0 0 4
Foundations of Sustainable Development 4 0 0 4
Contemporary Social Problems & concerns 4 0 0 4
Professional Communication 4 0 0 3
Language 2 3 0 0 3
Cultural education II 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       24

Semester III

Course Title L T P Cr
Community Organization and Social Action 4 0 0 4
Philosophy of \research 4 0 0 4
Social policy, Planning and Development 4 0 0 4
Introduction to Family Welfare  and Child Protection 4 0 0 4
Fieldwork I       6
Amrita Value Program I 1 0 0 1
Life Skills I (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       25

Semester IV

Course Title L T P Cr
Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Social Work 4 0 0 4
Fundamentals of Project Management 4 0 0 4
Human Rights & Social Justice 4 0 0 4
Introduction to Disaster Management 4 0 0 4
Fieldwork II       6
Amrita Value Program II 1 0 0 1
Life Skills II (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       25

Semester V

Course Title L T P Cr
Social Work Practice in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)  3 0 0 3
Social legislation in India 3 0 0 3
Areas of Social Work Practice – I (Sustainable Community development) 3 0 0 3
Social Welfare Administration 3 0 0 3
Public Health & Global Health issues 3 0 0 3
Fieldwork III       6
Rural camp       2
Mentor Program 1 2 0 0 2
Life Skills III (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       27

Semester VI

Course Title L T P Cr
Areas of Social Work Practice - II (Sustainable Community development) 4 0 0 4
Foundations of Academic Writing and Research ethics and values 1 2 0 0 2
Human Behaviour and Environmental Sustainability 4 0 0 4
Field work IV       6
Final project       4
Mentor program 2 Application 2 0 0 2
Career Competency course (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       24

Semester VII

Course Title L T P Cr
Foundation of Physical health& Mental health, Child rights and child protection and community development 4 0 0 4
Data Analysis and Interpretation 3 0 0 3
Society, Change and Development 3 0 0 3
Academic Paper Writing and Research project 1  4 0 0 4
Field work        3
Cultural education (Pass/Fail)*   1 0 0 1
Career Competency course I (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       20

Semester VIII

Course Title L T P Cr
VIII        Social Welfare Policy and Administration 3 0 0 3
Psychosocial perspectives and counselling 3 0 0 3
Specialization 1 3 0 0 3
Research project 2       3
Fieldwork       3
Rural Camp       2
Amrita value program * 1 0 0 1
Career Competency course II (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       20

Semester IX

Course Title L T P Cr
Social Legalization for vulnerable groups 3 0 0 3
Project Formulation and Management 3 0 0 3
Introduction to Disaster Management and vulnerability reduction 3 0 0 3
Specialization 2 3 0 0 3
Research project 3       3
Tutorial Program 1 - student teaching 2 0 0 2
Field work       3
Career Competency course III (CIR) 2 0 0 2
TOTAL       22

 

  Cr
Total credits upto 6th semester 147
Total credits for Integrated MSW 231
Total credits for MSW only (Only for lateral entry) 96
 

* Only for lateral entry

Semester 7 L T P Cr
Foundations of social work practice* 4 0 0 4
Foundations of social work methods and fields-II Community development and social action 4 0 0 4
Semester 8        
Foundations of social work methods and fields- I Social case work and Social group work) 4 0 0 4

List of Electives

Sustainable Community Development

Course Title L T P Cr
Rural and Tribal Community Development 3 0 0 3
Urban Community Development and Good Governance 3 0 0 3
Climate Change and Sustainable Development 3 0 0 3
Technological Interventions for Community Development 3 0 0 3

Environmental Sciences and Disaster Management

Course Title L T P Cr
Environmental Decision Making 3 0 0 3
Standard approaches and Technologies for Disaster Relief and Recovery    3-0-0    3 3 0 0 3
3        Natural Resource Management & Computational Social sciences     3-0-0    3 0 0 3
4        Climate Change and Sustainable Development    3-0-0    3 3 0 0 3

Sustainable Public Health

Course Title L T P Cr
Social Work Practice in Mental Health 3 0 0 3
Community Care in Physical and Mental Health 3 0 0 3
Social Work Practice in Physical Health 3 0 0 3
Public Health Management 3 0 0 3

Social Innovation for Sustainability

Course Title L T P Cr
Public Health Management 3 0 0 3
Natural Resource Management & Computational Social sciences 3 0 0 3
Standard approaches and Technologies for Disaster Relief and Recovery 3 0 0 3
Technological Interventions for Community Development 3 0 0 3

Child Right and Child Protection

Course Title L T P Cr
Understanding Children as Vulnerable Groups 3 0 0 3
Care and Support Services for Children 3 0 0 3
Intervention for Child Rights and Child Protection 3 0 0 3
Interventions for Children in Humanitarian Crisis 3 0 0 3
  •  NOTE: L- Lecture hours/week | T- Tutorial hours/week | P- Practical hours/week

Curriculum & Syllabus

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 3 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 II

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 0 0 1 F
  TOTAL       20  
             

Semester III

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#       3 P1
15SWK690 Live-in-Lab.@/ Open Elective*       2 J
17SWK698 Research Project - Part 1       2 P
  TOTAL       22  

Semester IV

Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK611 Corporate Social Responsibility 2 0 0 2 A
  Elective Paper III 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 Specialisation)

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 3 0 0 3 D
17SWK642 Community Care in Mental Health 3 0 0 3 E
17SWK643 Social Work Practice in Physical Health 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
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
  • 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 along with Concurrent Field Work II in Sem 2
  • Summer Internship will be completed at the end of the semester II and evaluated along with Concurrent Field Work III in Sem 3

Curriculum  Syllabus