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Overview

A Five Year Integrated Degree in Social Work is offered at Amritapuri campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Duration: 5 Years

Specializations and Collaborations:

  • Global Health and Development
  • Gender based violence
  • Child rights and child protection
  • Physical & Mental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Community Development

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
17SWK501 Foundations of Social Work Practice 3 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 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 0 0 1 F
TOTAL 20
  • Winter Internship will be completed at the end of Semester I and evaluated along with Concurrent Field Work II in Sem 2
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# 3 P1
15SWK690 Live-in-Lab.@/ Open Elective* 2 J
17SWK698 Research Project – Part 1 2 P
TOTAL 22
  • Summer Internship will be completed at the end of the semester II and evaluated along with Concurrent Field Work III in Sem 3
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 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 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
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.
Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility

+2 / PUC with an aggregate score of 50 % and followed by an online interview.

Admission Procedure

Selection is based on academic performance in the qualifying examination and interview.

Fee Structure

Fees mentioned above are current. The University reserves the right to revise the same at any time without notice.

Program Fees for the year 2019-2021
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Facilities at a glance

  • Central Library
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  • Sports Facilites
  • Banking Facilities
  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • CISCO
  • ICTS
  • Reprographic Facility
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5th

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12th

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