About Masters in Social Work

The Masters of social work is a two-year postgraduate degree program which offers students with specializations in the various fields of the study. The program is research oriented allowing students to explore new avenues and social dynamics. Parul University offers this masters degree in social work which is designed to equip students with the relevant skills and necessary abilities which allows them to be effective personnel with an apt understanding of the society and the elements of humanity. The program is designed to develop within the students an understanding of the various social institutions which make up the core of various societies, states and countries. The program goes on to exclusively expose students to the various social problems which affect the livelihood and the welfare of the people on various levels and to prescribe relevant solutions to these problems. The faculty of social work has strategically designed its curriculum to develop within the students a practical hands on training which allows them to effectively navigate the field works in various social and cultural landscapes. The program allows students to gain exposure and expertise in areas of specialization such as human resource management, family and child welfare, urban and rural community development amongst others. The students go on to receive guidance from various social work experts who go on to nurture their understanding of the society and shape their perspective in regards to humanity. Beyond the scope of social work, the program goes on to develop within the students various interpersonal skills and soft skills which play a vital role in the preparation of their future careers in social work.


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Masters in Social WorkProgram Outcomes

Why Study Masters in Social Work

This post graduate program developed within the students specific knowledge and skill sets related to the most prominent and vital fields of social work. The emergence of new rights and liberties has provided a platform for social work experts to expose their skill sets and abilities within different social dynamics. Students who pursue this program have endless career prospects with various non-governmental organisations along with social institutions that are designed to look after the welfare of the society. This program shapes the adaptive elements within the students allowing them to be flexible yet relatable in various social scenarios.
Hospice Social Worker

Hospice Social Worker

An ability to relate and adapt to various social and cultural landscapes and to effectively deliver solutions to the people within these communities.

Non governmental organisations

An ability to understand the social problems which affect people within society and to research effective solutions to these lacunas.

Non governmental organisations
Medical Social Worker

Medical Social Worker

The ability to strategically formulate social solutions, and to execute these solutions for the betterment of the society.

Social Service Counsellor

An ability to develop interpersonal skills and communication skills which are required for client counselling and effectively delivering social solutions.

Social Service Counsellor

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

A candidate should have passed in the Bachelor’s degree examination from UGC recognized University


Mode of Admission

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Masters in Social Work feesFees


Masters in Social Work

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Masters in Social Work CurriculumCurriculum

Introduction to Social Work Profession

Social Case Work  

Human Growth and Behaviour


Social Group Work

Ideologies of Social Work

Community Organization

Contemporary Social Problem


Philosophy of Social Work


Social Work Research -I

Field Work


Field Work

Rural Camp


Soft Skills -I

Soft Skills -II


Labour Welfare and HRM

Community Mental Health Program

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work

Family Child and Youth Welfare

Corporate Social Responsibility

Psychiatric Social Work

Social Work Research -II

Criminology and Correctional Social Work

Field Work

Field Work

Study Tour

Block Placement



Elective-1 (Compulsory Subjects :1)

Elective-2 (Compulsory Subjects :1)


Social Defense

Social Governance

NGO Management

Human Rights

Rehabilitation in Correctional Settings

Labour Legislations

Disaster Management


Masters in Social Work Curriculum Centres of Social Service


Social Responsive Cell

As a way of developing the communities while promoting the livelihood of the people within the society, the students of the Faculty of Social Work actively engage in social centred initiatives which are designed to look after the welfare of humanity.


Legal Aid Clinic

Due to its social orientation, the Faculty of Social in collaboration with the Faculty of Law provides a legal aid clinic which serves various social causes by taking up legal cases pro bono for the development of the underprivileged classes of society.


Language Laboratory

The social work program focuses in the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students,

Masters in Social Work CurriculumActivities

Seminar on Corporate Governance and Sustainable CSR Practices

With the aim of understanding the importance of Corporate Governance and CSR practices, Faculty of Social Work, Parul University had organized a one day seminar on 'Corporate Governance and Sustainable CSR practices' on 20th August 2019. Ms. Jalpa Pancholi, Assistant Manager- CSR, from Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC), India and Mr. Sanjiv Trivedi, Head- CSR from Larsen and Toubro Ltd. (L&T) imparted an in depth knowledge (theoretical and practical) on the mentioned theme of the seminar. The seminar was attended by 95 students and faculty members of Faculty of Social Work.

Seminar on Professional skill and field education

A seminar was organized for the student of BSW, MSW and MSW (HRM) on 17th September 2016 and the topics was on Emotional Stability and Anger Management, Managerial Effectiveness, Research Report Writing, and Corporate Social Responsibility. It was organized by faculty of social worker, Parul University. The objective of the programme was to make students understand Anger Controlling, Manage Resources effectively, Improve Research Report Writing and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Study Tour to Goa

The study tour Goa was organized with a view to engage the students in experiential learning and add value to their education. 24 students along with two faculty coordinators visited below mentioned organizations and had full on enriched knowledge enhancing sessions with the officials- Goa Cattle Feed Plant and Goa Dairy, Human Touch Foundation, Zindgi-Goa (NGO), Kripa Foundation, TISA [The India Stammering Association] (Self Help Group) Ummid Day Care Center for elderly people an initiative of Social Welfare department, Govt of Goa covering more than 14 agencies within the span of 9 days.

National Conference on Emerging Legal Issues 2017

A National Conference on Emerging Legal Issues 2017 was organized jointly by Parul Institute of Law and Parul Institute Social Work. The Conference was inaugurated by the Guest of Honor, Prof. Anil Navale Former Dean, Faculty of Social Work, M.S. Uni. Of Baroda in the presence of Dr. Devanshu J. Patel, President of Parul University, Dr. Ketan Kotecha, Provost, Parul University, Dr. Kiran Gardner, Dean Faculty of Law, Prof. Preeti Nair, Dean, Faculty of Social Work.