Master of Social Work IGNOU Admission 2018
Master of Social Work IGNOU Admission July 2018 has been started.The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to its Master of Social Work (MSW) programme in both January and July academic cycles. The discipline has been developed by the School of Social Work (SOSW), IGNOU. Students can apply for IGNOU Master of Social work online admission at university online admission portal.
The main objective of the university is to provide higher education for the students from all over the country and abroad in field of professional social work.
Apart from the core courses which are related to information and knowledge about social work across the world, the programme also includes the courses which includes the globalization; migration, history of social work in India, theory paper on social work practicum and a course on HIV/ AIDS.
The practical courses in the curriculum has been prepared in such a way that it provides the hands on training to the learner which enables the candidates to find suitable jobs within and outside the country.
To know more about the MEG discipline, please visit the official website at www.ignou.ac.in
IGNOU Master of Social Work Programme Details
The more details about the Master of Social Work(MSW) programme are mentioned below :
Medium of Instruction
English & Hindi
The student seeking admission to this discipline should be having Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.
The students need to pay Rs. 32,400/- for complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs. 16,200/- per year.
Duration of Programme
The university provides a minimum time duration of 2 years and maximum duration of 5 years to complete this master degree programme. If not completed on time, the students has to take re-admission and submit the fees again.
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Master of Social Work IGNOU Admission Procedure
We request the students to visit their nearest IGNOU Regional Centres for obtaining the IGNOU MSW admission prospectus. The admission notification is published by university for both July and January academic cycles on its official website or in the local news papers.
The university offers IGNOU MSW Online admission which can be done through the official website at : https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/. The university offers admission to its Master of Social Work programme twice in a year i.e for January and July session as per the academic calendar.
The admission related advertisement is published by university in the local daily newspapers, through regional media and also on the IGNOU official website :- www.ignou.ac.in. The admission form and latest IGNOU prospectus can be obtained from your nearest IGNOU Regional Centres by paying a small amount of fee. We have provided below the link to check out the latest IGNOU admission notification.
IGNOU MSW Syllabus & Courses
The 2-tier system approach has been followed by university for studying this programme.The learner need to complete 66 credits to obtain the master degree.
We have mentioned below the Course Code and Course Names for Master of Social Work discipline offered in first and second year. The detail about the courses or syllabus is mentioned below:
IGNOU MSW First Year Courses
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits|
|MSW-001||Origin and Development of Social Work||4|
|MSW-002||Professional Social Work: Indian Perspectives||4|
|MSW-003||Basic Social Science Concepts||4|
|MSW -004||Social Work and Social Development||4|
|MSW-005||Social Work Practicum and Supervision||4|
|MSW-006||Social Work Research||6|
|MSWL-001||Social Work Practicum-1 (Practical)||10|
IGNOU MSW Second Year Courses
|Course Code||Title of the Course||Credits|
|MSW-007||Case Work and Counselling : Working with individuals||4|
|MSW-008||Social Group Work : Working with Groups||4|
|MSW-009||Community Organization Management for community Development||4|
|MSWL-002||Social Work Practicum-II (Practical)||10|
Elective Courses (Choose any two)
|MSWE-001||HIV/AIDS : Stigma, Discrimination and Prevention||4|
|MSWE-002||Women & Child Development||4|
|MSW-10||Introduction to Philanthropic Social Work||4|
|MSWP 1||Dissertation (Project work)||4|
IGNOU MSW Term-end Examination
The IGNOU Master of Social Work Term End Examinations are conducted twice in a year i.e in June and December. The student who will take admission to master degree programme in English for July cycle can appear in next year June term end examination whereas the students who will take admission in January academic cycle can appear in December examinations for the same year.
If the student who will appear in June MEG examinations fail to pass in any course, can fill the examination form for that particular course in next December examination. Same is the Case for December examination as well. The TEE constitutes the major part of evaluation system as it carries 70% weightage in the Final result.
IGNOU MSW Assignments
It is mandatory to submit the IGNOU MSW Solved Assignments for all the courses before filling up the examination form for that particular courses. The IGNOU MSW Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA) are the way of continuing assessment of theory and practical.
Solving the assignment question papers can help students in reading out the IGNOU Study Material at least once which will be a great advantage for the students in the Term End Examinations. The students can take the help from reference books in solving the assignments.
The assignments carries the 30% weightage in the final result. The students has to obtain at least 50% marks to pass the assignments.