Master of Social Work

Master of Social Work

About Course

Master of Social Work course offered by IGNOU

The Programme offered by the School of Social Work, IGNOU, is unique and innovative in many respects.

The salient features of this programme are:

  • Indigenously-prepared self-instructional print materials are provided to students.
  • Print materials are supported with audio ad video programmes.
  • Multi-media programme package is made available.
  • Every student of MSW is placed under the supervision of a professionally- qualified social worker for fieldwork supervision.

There is a course on history of social work in India titled ‘Professional Social Work: Indian perspectives’. For the first time a theory paper on ‘Social Work Practicum’ has been introduced as a compulsory paper.


First Year
CourseCode CourseName
MSW-001 Origin and Development of Social Work
MSW-002 Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives
MSW-003 Basic Social Science Concepts
MSW -004 Social Work and Social Development
MSW-005 Social Work Practicum and Supervision
MSW-006 Social Work Research

Second Year
CourseCode Course Name
MSW-007 Case Work and Counselling : Working with individuals
MSW-008 Social Group Work : Working with Groups
MSW-009 Community Organization Management for community Development
MSWE-001 HIV/AIDS : Stigma, Discrimination and Prevention
MSWP-001 Project Work
MSWE-002 Women And Child Development
MSWE-003 Disaster Management




$₹ 27000

Course Info

Duration: 2 Years

Type: PG

Approved By: UGC/DEB

College: Indira Gandhi National Open University

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