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Department of Social Work


To develop human resources in professional social work practice to strive for creating a just and equal society which ensures freedom from all forms of oppression and exploitation


To develop human resources for the competent and effective professional social work practice, teaching and research with diverse range of individuals, groups and communities by using a framework of social justice and human rights as well as sustainable and participatory development

Courses offered

PG - Master of Social Work


Social Work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals, groups, and communities. The discipline prepares and equips students with necessary skills and competencies to work at different levels with individuals, communities and organizations. The interventions are made through research, at the level of policy formulation,community development , direct practice, and teaching with the focus being onhuman rightsand justice. Research is often focused on areas such as development, social policy, social welfare administration, program evaluation and social concerns. Social Work is an interdisciplinary field which includes theories from Economics, Education, Sociology, Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Anthropology,Psychologyand Management. Social Workers are organized into local, national, continental and international professional bodies

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