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Old September 15th, 2012, 12:22 PM
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Hello sir I want to take admission in the MG University for the MSW course in the distance education mode. Can you please provide me the details of this course and also tell me the admission procedure of it?

Mahatma Gandhi University Master in Social Work (M.S.W) course details are as given below:

M.S.W Course:

2 Years, Full Time, Post Graduate Degree

The applicant should have any bachelor’s degree from Mahatma Gandhi University or any other Universities recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University with an aggregate of 50% for Part I,II&III put together.

SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination.
SEBC and OEC candidates will be given a relaxation of 3% and 5% respectively in the prescribed minimum marks.


1st SEM
Sociology and Economics for Social Work
Human Growth and Development
History, Philosophy and Fields of Social Work
Foundations of Direct Social Work Practice
Community Organization and Social Action
Field Practicum 1

2nd SEM
Introduction to Abnormal and Social Psychology
Theory and Practice of Counselling
Development Communication
Advanced Direct Social Work Practice
Social Work Research and Statistics
Field Practicum 2

School of Distance Education, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
73, 1st Floor, LB Road, Adyar, Opp Adyar Tel exchange, Teachers Colony, Venkatarathinam Nagar, Venkata Rathinam Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
081302 96297

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Old September 15th, 2012, 03:19 PM
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MG University does not have any officially information about the MSW course in distance education mode.

MG University offers the MSW course in the full time.
Course Name: Master in Social Works

Duration: It is a 2 years duration course & there are four semester.

For more information I am providing you the address & contact details of the University:

Priyadarshini Hills,
Contact No.: 04812731050, 04812731051
Email: mgu@md2.vsnl.net.in
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Old October 15th, 2019, 11:08 AM
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Can you provide me the syllabus of MSW (Master in Social Work) I Semester Program offered by MGU (Mahatma Gandhi University)?
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Old October 15th, 2019, 11:11 AM
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The syllabus of MSW (Master in Social Work) I Semester Program offered by MGU (Mahatma Gandhi University) is as follows:

Master of Social Work - I semester

Objectives of I Semester MSW Programme
1. To acquire basic knowledge in allied social sciences such as Sociology, Economics and Psychology
2. To understand the historical and philosophical background of Social Work profession
3. To acquire foundation knowledge in primary methods of social work
4. To sensitize the students on social issues and problems
5. To develop community practice skills
6. To develop skills in professional response to the upcoming / emerging social issues

Course Objectives
Introduce the basic sociological concept.
Understand the Socio-cultural situations in Indian Society.
Know the significance of social institutions in social life.
Sensitize to the prevailing social issues in India and its linkage to social work profession. Introduce the basic economic concepts and principles for effective social work practice.
Identify economic factors involved in social problems. Understand Indian and global economy.
Understand different economic systems. Understand the interconnections of development and economics.

Course Outline

Module 1 Introduction to Sociology

Definition, relationship between Sociology and Social Work

Society: Definition, evolution, meaning and characteristics, types of societies, solidarity
Culture: Definition, characteristics, structure, functions, reasons for cultural development and cultural change, subculture, contra-culture.
Status & Role: Types and Characteristics
Social Stratification: Definition, Characteristics, Caste, Class & Race.
Social Change: Meaning, Characteristics, Change, Evolution and Progress, Factors in Social Change, Theories of Social Change

Module 2 Social Groups and institutions
Definition, Characteristics and Classification of Groups Primary groups and Secondary Groups, Peer groups and Reference groups.
Social Interaction & Social Process: Characteristics
Types: Competition, Co-operation, Conflict, Accommodation & Assimilation.
Socialization: Definition, Characteristics, Types and Agencies of Socializations -Theories of Socialisation C.H. Cooley, Mead, Sigmund Freud & Talcott Parsons
Social Institutions: Structural aspects - Norms, Values, Folkways & Mores
Types of Social institutions: Family, Marriage, Education, Economy, Polity, Religion

Module 3 Social Issues:
Concept, Causes, Effects, Interventions - Prevailing practices and measures to be adopted
Gender Issues - Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination
Child & Adolescent Issues: Child Labour, Sexual Exploitations, Adolescent problems
Ageing, Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, Suicide, Religious Intolerance and violence, Substance Abuse, HIV/AIDS, Communalism, Terrorism, Corruption
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