Bachelor of Arts - Social Work [BSW]

The Department of Social Work is a pioneering institute in Social Work Education in the state of Goa, imparting professional training since 2008. The curriculum offers students hands on learning experience. It gives them an opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of the situations and problems, their causative factors and possible strategies of intervention.
Activities planned enables them to evolve as skilled and proficient social work professionals with varied exposure that integrate knowledge, skills, competencies and core values of social work.

Features & Highlights Admission Process Prerequisites & Eligibility Syllabus

FY Application Fee ₹ 1000

FY Entrance Exam Fee ₹ 0

FY Academic Fee ₹ 23309

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  • Besides the theory classes, the program comprises of field work practicum for 15 hours in a week. It emphasizes the importance of learning by doing.
  • The students are placed in Governmental as well as Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for practical experience and application of social work methods.
  • Exploring social topics with flexibility within the classroom.
  • Promoting active learning through bi-weekly field work practice.
  • Delivering hands-on education through practice-based research.
  • Providing local to global social exposure through National and International study tours.
  • Tribal and rural exposure through a 10 day residential camp.
    • Applicants must register for the program by filling up the online application and providing necessary information in the form of data, documents and photographs.
    • On successful verification of the online application a entrance exam and/or video/telephonic/physical interview will be scheduled and conducted subject to Govt notifications.
    • Based on the interview & HSSC result the applicant will be short listed and intimated of the same.
    • A physical verification of documents will be carried out for which guidelines will be communicated to the applicant accordingly.
    • Student candidacy will be confirmed on full payment of Academic Fee.
    • Applicants successfully completing their HSSC or +2 equivalent certificate recognized by Goa University with over 40% marks are eligible for the program.
    • Entrance exam and/or interview with the applicant.
    Semester I
    Course Credits
    Communicative English I4
    Environmental Education I2
    Sociology for Social work I2
    Introduction to Social Work4
    Social Policy & Development2
    Health Education4
    Social Work Practicum4
    Semester II
    Course Credits
    Communicative English II4
    Environmental Education II2
    Social Psychology2
    Life Skill Education2
    Contemporary Social Concerns in India4
    Social Work Practicum4
    Rural Camp4
    Semester III
    Course Credits
    Social Defense & Social Problems2
    Integrated Social Work Practice4
    Work with Communities/Community Development-I4
    Human Growth & Development-I4
    Work with Groups4
    Social Work Practicum4
    Semester IV
    Course Credits
    Work with Communities/Community Development II4
    Social Action & Social Movements4
    Human Growth & Development II4
    Work with Individuals & Family4
    Human Rights & Social Work2
    Social Work Practicum4
    Semester V
    Course Marks
    Marginalised Groups100
    Social Work Research100
    Law & Social Work100
    Management of Developmental & Welfare Services -I100
    Social Work Practicum200
    Semester VI
    Course Marks
    Mental Health100
    Social Work Research Project Work100
    Social work with abused children100
    Communication 100
    Management of Developmental & Welfare Services II100
    Social Work Practicum200
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