Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master in Social Work (MSW) is a 2 year postgraduate course.

About the Master of Social Work Program

Combine your passion for social impact with expertise in human resources through our Master of Social Work with HR program. Developed by the Faculty of Social Work at Sigma University in Vadodara, this unique program equips you with a comprehensive understanding of social work principles and specialized knowledge in HR management. Gain practical skills in addressing social issues, managing human capital, and creating inclusive work environments. Prepare for diverse career opportunities in NGOs, government agencies, CSR departments, or HR roles across industries. Join us and make a positive impact on society while effectively managing human resources.

Career prospects

Career Prospects for MSW with HR Specialization Graduates

 1. Social Impact HR Manager: Graduates can become HR managers specializing in social impact, leading initiatives that promote employee well-being, diversity, and corporate social responsibility.

2. CSR Consultant: Graduates can work as consultants, advising organizations on effective implementation of corporate social responsibility strategies and programs, aligning HR practices with social initiatives.

3. Non-profit HR Coordinator: Graduates can join nonprofit organizations as HR coordinators, managing talent acquisition, employee engagement, and fostering a supportive work culture within the social sector.

4. Employee Relations Specialist: Graduates can pursue careers as employee relations specialists, mediating workplace conflicts, promoting positive employee relations, and ensuring compliance with labour laws and regulations.

5. Social Work Program Administrator: Graduates can work as program administrators in social work agencies, overseeing HR functions, managing staff, and implementing strategies to enhance program effectiveness.

6. Talent Acquisition Specialist: Graduates can specialize in talent acquisition, recruiting and selecting candidates who align with an organization’s social mission and values, contributing to the growth of socially responsible organizations.

7. Diversity and Inclusion Officer: Graduates can become diversity and inclusion officers, developing and implementing strategies to foster an inclusive and diverse workforce, promoting equal opportunities and cultural sensitivity.

8. Social Policy Analyst: Graduates can pursue careers as social policy analysts, conducting research and analysing social issues, influencing HR policies, and advocating for equitable and fair practices within organizations and society.

9. HR Training and Development Manager: Graduates can work as HR training and development managers, designing and implementing programs that enhance employee skills and knowledge in social impact areas, fostering continuous learning and growth.

10. Organizational Development Consultant: Graduates can become organizational development consultants, assisting organizations in driving change, developing inclusive work cultures, and aligning HR practices with social impact goals.

As MSW with HR specialization graduates, you will possess a unique blend of social work and HR expertise, making you well-equipped to lead socially responsible HR initiatives and create positive change within organizations and communities.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
Sigma University & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
02 Years
Eligibility for Admission
Passed bachelor’s degree of minimum 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 in case of Technology/Engineering branches or its equivalent in any discipline as a regular student from recognized university. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.
Admission Schedule
Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Social Work, Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1MSW01
History and Philosophy of Social Work
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW02
Basic Concepts Social Sciences
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW03
Human Growth and Behaviour
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW04
Social Problems
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW05
Social Work Practice with Individuals-I
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW06
Social Work Intervention: Group-I
2
0
0
2
2
I
1BSW07
Field Work
0
0
12
12
6
I
1MSW08
Social Work Research
2
0
0
2
2
I
1MSW09
Community Organization: Concept and Component
2
0
0
2
2
16
0
12
28
22
Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
II
2MSW01
Psychopathology
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW02
Social Work Practice with Individuals-II
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW03
Social Work Practice with: Group-II
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW04
Social Work Intervention: Community
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW05
Labour Welfare and Human Resource Management
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW06
Social Development
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW07
Field Work
0
0
8
8
4
II
2MSW08
Information Processing and Research Application
2
0
0
2
2
II
2MSW09
Rural Camp
0
0
4
4
2
14
0
16
30
22

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

Admission in all the programs of MSW is done by Sigma University, Based on Merit.

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