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Social Sciences Centre (M.S.W.), Pune

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)


Admission Criteria

The Admission process of Master of Social Work Program is done through Common Entrance Test, followed by Group Discussion & Personal Interview. A Merit List is prepared after the above process and candidate are selected accordingly. Reservation policy of Government of Maharashtra is followed.

Overview

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

Duration

Two years

Eligibility

A Bachelor's Degree of a recognized Indian or Foreign university.

In-take

60 Students

The degree of Master of Social Work is a professional Post-Graduate degree approved by Department of Social Justice, Govt. of Maharashatra. The graduates have potentiality to professionally seek employment and make career in various positions in governmental, non governmental and International agencies. The various areas for job placement are in Rural development, Urban development, Tribal development,  Women and Child Development, Welfare of specially challenged persons, Correctional organizations, Corporate social responsibility, Family Courts, Hospital settings etc. The Master’s degree programme equips trainees to work as agents of change from grassroots level to policy levels.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune offers three specialization courses of eight papers each divided over four semesters. Currently the following specializations are approved by the University.

The following Specialization Courses are offered by the University

1.       Family and Child Development (FCD)

2.       Urban and Rural Community Development (URCD)

3.       Human Resource Management and Labour Welfare (HRM&LW)

 

MSW Program Structure

SEMESTER – I

SEMESTER – I

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Value

#Lect.

#Tut.

Weightage for UE/CIA (%)

EoTE

Core Course – Compulsory Courses

CC-1

Social work:  history and ideology

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-2

Methods of social work practice: work with individuals and groups

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-3

Social Work Research

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Family & Child Development

FCD-1

Family Dynamics and Working with Families

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-2

Child Development and Socialization

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-3

Education and social work intervention

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Urban And Rural Community Development

URCD-1

Urban Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-2

Rural Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-3

Community planning for development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Human Resource and Labour Welfare

HRM&LW-1

Organisation Behaviour

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW-2

Trade Unions in India

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW-3

Labour Economics

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Ability Enhancement  Course

AE-1

Corporate Social responsibility

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Field Work & Viva-voce

FW-1

Field Work-I

08

-

-

Internal assessment

Inst.

CVV-1

Comprehensive Viva-Voce-I

01

-

-

-

Uni.

SEMESTER – II

SEMESTER – II

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Value

#Lect.

#Tut.

Weightage for UE/CIA

EoTE

Core Course – Compulsory Courses

CC-4

Psychology for Social Workers

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-5

Methods of Social Work Practice – Work with Community & Social Action

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-6

Statistics and Computer Applications in Social Work Research

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Family & Child Development

FCD-4

Family Life and Population Education

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-5

Women Empowerment

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-6

Feminist Social work practice

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Urban & Rural Community Development

URCD-4

Tribes in India

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-5

Panchayat Raj System

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-6

Community Development Models and Approaches

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Human Resource Management   and Labour Welfare

HRM&LW-4

Labour Legislation

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW-5

Human Resource Management

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW-6

Business Communication and Presentation Skills

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Skill Enhancement  Course

SE - 1

Social Work and Skill development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Field Work & Viva-voce

FW-2

Field Work-II

08

-

-

Internal assessment

Inst.

CVV-2

Comprehensive Viva-Voce-II

01

-

-

-

Uni.

SEMESTER – III

SEMESTER – III

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Value

#Lect.

#Tut.

Weightage for UE/CIA

EoTE

Core Course – Compulsory Courses

CC-7

Introduction to Sociology and Indian Social Problem

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-8

Social Legislations 

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-9

Social Policy and Planning

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Family & Child Development

FCD-7

Progammes and Services for Children

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-8

Youth Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-9

Child and Family laws in India

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Urban & Rural Community Development

URCD-7

Urban PlanningandGovernance          

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-8

Natural Resource Management and Livelihood Resource

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-9

Cooperative Practices in Rural Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Human Resource Management   and Labour Welfare

HRM&LW -7

Social Security Laws

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW -8

Human Resource  Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW -9

Performance Management

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Ability Enhancement  Course

AE-2

Environmental Issues and Disaster management

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Field Work & Viva-voce

FW-3

Field Work-III

08

-

-

Internal assessment

Inst.

CVV-3

Comprehensive Viva-Voce-III

01

-

-

-

Uni.

RP

Research Project

03

-

-

-

Uni.

SEMESTER – IV

SEMESTER – IV

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Value

#Lect.

#Tut.

Weightage for UE/CIA

EoTE

Core Course – Compulsory Courses

CC-10

Counselling in Social Work

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-11

Introduction to Constitution and Human Rights

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

CC-12

Community Health and Health Care System.

03

30

30

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Family & Child Development

FCD-10

Family Counselling

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-11

Gender Studies

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

FCD-12

Introduction to Gerontology

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Urban & Rural Community Development

URCD-10

Sustainable development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-11

Community Participation and Management

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

URCD-12

Tribal Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Compulsory Elective - Opt any two courses from the specialization

Specialization: Human Resource Management   and Labour Welfare

HRM&LW -10

Labour Welfare

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW -11

Industrial Relations and Case Studies

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

HRM&LW -12

Compensation Management

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Skill Enhancement  Course

SE -2

Media and Development

02

20

20

60/40

Uni.

Field Work, Viva-voce & Research

CVV-4

Comprehensive Viva-Voce-IV

01

-

-

-

Uni.

ST

Study Tour

01

-

-

Internal assessment

Inst.

BPT

Block Placement

08

-

-

Internal assessment

Inst.

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