IGNOU Master of Social Work (MSW) – Admission, Eligibility, Fees

IGNOU Master of Social Work (MSW)

About MSW Programme : MSW is abbreviated as Master of Social Work. It comes under School of Social Work (SOSW). It is 2 Year course offered by IGNOU and is unique and innovative in many respects. It is offered in both Admission cycle i.e January and July. The Application Procedure, Eligibility criteria, Exam Form, Admission form details are available online. This course offers opportunity to learners for higher studies in professional social work. Besides offering the core courses pertaining to social work curriculum across the globe and India, it includes themes in some of the emerging areas in social work such as globalization; migration, history of social work in India, theory paper on social work practicum and a course on HIV/ AIDS which are expected to be highly useful in the present day context. The practical components is also prepared to provide the learners, hands on training, which will enable the candidates to find suitable placements within and outside the country. To know more about programme, you can visit official website www.ignou.ac.in. Below are features of programme :

  • Name of Programme : MSW – Master of Social Work
  • Medium : Available in both Hindi and English
  • Eligibility Criteria : Students who wants to take admission, they must have Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University
  • Duration : Minimum : 2 Years, Maximum : 5 Years
  • Fee Structure : For full programme, the fees is Rs. 27,000/- which is to be paid year wise @Rs 13,500/- per year.
  • Programme Coordinator : Dr. Saumya, saumya@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29571696

MSW Course & Syllabus Details : The total credits of this programme is 66.

IGNOU MSW 1st Year Courses

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MSW-001Origin and Development of Social Work4
MSW-002Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives4
MSW-003Basic Social Science Concepts4
MSW -004Social Work and Social Development4
MSW-005Social Work Practicum and Supervision4
MSW-006Social Work Research6
MSWL-001Social Work Practicum-1 (Practical)10

IGNOU MSW 2nd Year (Compulsory Courses)

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MSW-007Case Work and Counselling : Working with individuals4
MSW-008Social Group Work : Working with Groups4
MSW-009Community Organization Management for community Development4
MSWL-002Social Work Practicum-II (Practical)10

Elective Courses (Choose any two)

MSWE-001HIV/AIDS : Stigma, Discrimination and Prevention4
MSWE-002Women & Child Development4
MSWE-003Disaster Management4
MSW-10Introduction to Philanthropic Social Work4
MSWP 1Dissertation (Project work)4
Total Credits66

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  1. I am complete b.e. mechanical engineering. I am apply for msw.???????.. how process for admissio. Please help and provide information

  2. I am B.com graduate working as Accountant in dubai .Can I do msw in dubai

  3. walande umashankar babruao

    i am B.A. sociology passing year 1997. i wish to do M.S.W. with corrspondence pls inform the process of admission

  4. I want to do msw…is there any admission test before the course.?..

  5. if i admission in msw and complete can i eligible for b.ed

  6. I have completed the B.A..B.ed..I wish to do msw course. In correspondence…Or regular im not understand very well pls give me best advice to which course is best of my future

    1. I want to do msw with correspondance . Can i do becaue i live in kuwait

  7. I am BSc graduate in Physics..i wish to study MSW..is it possible for me?

  8. I have completed B.A.pass course,M.A.in public add,Pg diploma in human right.I wish to do MSW is it…. possible for me

  9. I am homeopathic Dr my BHMS complete but I want to do Msw or MSc food nutrition. What is I am eligible for this course

  10. I want to know that is there any individual field work in MSW or not and how much% is required to pass the examination. Please reply me as soon as possible because I want to get admission in this course in the month of august.

  11. I have completed BA enga degree I like to do MSW Is this possible for me

  12. I am mohd raja i want to do msw with correspondance i am BA complete.

  13. Hi.. I am a diploma holder and I have completed pgdba from symbiosis (scdl). Is this course eligible for me ??

  14. I completed my b.ed 1992 and now want to do MSW , can i go for this.

  15. Hi. I am Raginee Panda From Bargarh District of Orissa . I want to do MSW at nearer Place to me. So what is the process ?

  16. I am b.com student. I want to admission for this course. But I don’t know about this course. Pls provide the information as soon as possible.

  17. Hi ..i’ve completed my graduation in b.com.. and i want to know the value and scope of MSW from ignou in future …. plz give favourable feedback as soon as possible..thank you..

  18. I m student of M.A political science.i want to msw can i go for this field .it is possible ?

  19. I am student BSc.(Z,C), I want to know the value and scope MSW for in Ignou in future…..

  20. I am b.com undergraduate. I completed my b.com in 2013 . i have 2 papers to clear in final exam. But there is no permission to write my b.com final exam.
    But i want to join msw. please Suggests me.

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