Master’s Degree in Social Work is offered with specialization in Community Development, Medical & Psychiatric Social Work, Criminology and Correctional Administration. The course provides a wide range of job opportunities in Medical and Psychiatric institutions, Rural and Urban Development programmes, Literacy Mission, Kudumbasree, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), School Counselling and in various government and non government organizations in India and abroad. A Master of Social Work (MSW) is a graduate-level program that provides advanced education and training for individuals seeking to pursue a career in social work. This professional degree equips students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical foundation necessary to work effectively in various social work settings.

The MSW curriculum typically covers a broad spectrum of topics, including social welfare policies, human behavior, social justice, diversity and cultural competence, research methods, and clinical practice. Students are exposed to both macro-level social work, which involves working on a broader scale to influence policies and systems, and micro-level social work, which focuses on individual and family intervention.

One significant aspect of MSW programs is the emphasis on field education or internships, where students gain hands-on experience in real-world social work settings. These practical experiences allow students to apply their theoretical knowledge, develop clinical skills, and engage with diverse populations under the supervision of experienced social workers.

Graduates of MSW programs are prepared to work in a variety of settings, including healthcare, schools, mental health agencies, child welfare organizations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. They may choose to specialize in areas such as clinical social work, child and family services, healthcare social work, gerontology, or community organizing.

Eligibility: A Degree from any University recognized by the University of Calicut with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Part –III Main and subsidiary and part I English. Those candidates who have only main papers require 50% marks for main only.