MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES

(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )

Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act,1956

Master of Social Work – MRIIRS

Duration: 2 yrs
Intake: 20
FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees: ₹ 1,06,000
FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students: US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list – Preference wise:
I – Merit in MRNAT 2019
II –  Marks in Qualifying Examination
Eligibility Criteria
50% marks in Bachelor degree from a recognized university.

 

About

The changing dynamics in our society create need of human service profession to appropriately address the concerns of people at varied levels. Gradually, development and empowerment of people is being considered as a mean for overall development of a society which can be facilitated by trained professionals. Master of Social Work (MSW) is a professional course with aim to develop critical insight among the students to appraise social issues. This course intends to develop students’ personality through inculcation of democratic and humanitarian values. The course structure is inclusive of 3 days of theory classes and 2 days of concurrent field work in a social welfare organisation as assigned by the department. Rigours training imparted as part of this course will familiarize students with principles and values of the profession. This course will equip students with appropriate skills for social work practice.

This course would prepare learners for job opportunities both in government and non-government sectors in varied settings like education, hospitals, hospitality, environment, corporate, development of special groups, legal system like family courts & crime against women cell. Admission to this programme would be made through a combination of Entrance Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Theory: 5 papers per semester @100 marks =2000 marks
  • Fieldwork: 1paper per semester@ 200 marks = 800 marks
Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV
History and development of social work profession Social work practice with individuals Research methodology- quantitative approaches Emerging areas to social work practice- I
Society and contemporary concerns Social work practice with groups Research methodology- qualitative approaches Emerging Areas of social work practice- II
Human behaviour and social psychology Social work practice with communities Management and development of NGOs Dissertation
Social policy, Economic and political systems Social action and movements Optional – any one

Social work in psychiatric setting

Or

Physical and community health

 

Optional – any one

Environmental concerns and social work profession

Or

Social work response to disaster management

 

Social legislation and human rights Social welfare administration Optional – any one

Palliative care and social work profession

Or HIV-AIDS and social work profession

 

Optional –any one

Social defence and criminal justice system

Or

Integrated approaches to social work practice

 

Field work Field work Field work Field work

 

FIELD WORK COMPONENTS

  • Orientation Programme: Three-day orientation programme will be organized, at the commencement of the course. Orientation visits to welfare agencies/communities will be an integral part of the orientation programme.
  • Concurrent Field Work: Concurrent field work will begin simultaneously with the class-room teaching of theory papers from the very beginning every semester. Two days in a week will be allotted to the students to perform concurrent fieldwork. A minimum of 15 hours (including report writing) per week of concurrent field work will be required for each student. Students will be required to complete 200 hours of fieldwork in each semester.
  • Rural Camp: Five-day rural camp will be organized for the students of semester 3 to provide them exposure to the socio-economic, political, cultural situations and problems of rural life.
  • Block Field Work: At the end of semester-4, students will be required to undergo four-week block fieldwork training in a social welfare agency in or outside Delhi. It is treated more as pre-employment experience and mandatory for awarding the degree.
  • Supportive fields instructions/Skill Development Workshops: Special sessions, workshops and ‘learning by doing’ exercises for inculcating values, principles, methods, techniques, tools of the social work profession.