15 July, 2024

Regional Centre


Master of Social Work (MSW)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar



Note: The University will keep changing the fee from time to time and one will have to find out the details from the Study Centre/Regional Centre.

Medium of Instructions: English and Hindi

The Programme offered by the School of Social Work, IGNOU, is unique and innovative in many respects. The salient features of this programme are:

  • Indigenously-prepared self-instructional print materials are provided to students.
  • Print materials are supported with audio ad video programmes.
  • Multi-media programme package is made available.
  • Every student of MSW is placed under the supervision of a professionally- qualified social worker for fieldwork supervision.
  • There is a course on history of social work in India titled ‘Professional Social Work: Indian perspectives’.
  • For the first time a theory paper on ‘Social Work Practicum’ has been introduced as a compulsory paper.

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