Master's in Social Work

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 Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University offers two-year full-time residential program,, Masters in Social Work, MSW which requires high levels of concentration, long hours of work and sustained commitment from students. Its credit-based system allows tremendous flexibility in matters of course design, curricula, timeframe, teaching and learning methodologies, and evaluation procedures. The MSW program is a healthy balance of classroom sessions and field practice.

The Department of Social Work offering MSW Programme was started in two campuses

  1. Ettimadai-Coimbatore (Tamilnadu)
  2. Amritapuri- Kollam (Kerala)


  1. Among the 3 categories of Deemed Universities in the country, Amrita is placed in Category-1 by the MHRD, GOI
  2. Qualified and experienced fulltime faculty
  3. Nationally and internationally recognized experts as visiting faculty
  4. Wide and diversified settings for concurrent field work, unmatched learning experience through closely supervised field work
  5. Block placements and internships in nationally & internationally reputed voluntary (NGOs/ INGOs) and corporate organizations, government departments, as well as at the development projects of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math
  6. Credit-based curriculum and continuous evaluation under semester pattern
  7. A dedicated in-house ‘Training & Placement Directorate’
  8. International alliances and excellent infrastructure facilities
  9. Unparalleled benefits of living and studying in a huge campus


  1. Community Development
  2. Physical and Mental Health
  3. Disaster Management
  4. Child Rights & Child Protection 


Field education is an essential part of MSW curriculum. The students are bestowed with an opportunity to transcend theoretical knowledge by engaging in educational endeavors that helps nurture their skills.


  1. Degree: Postgraduate (PG)
  2. School: School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social Work
  3. Campuses: Amritapuri and Coimbatore

Duration of the course: 2 Years

Total credits: 75


Amrita University, 
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Amritanagar, Coimbatore - 641 112
Tamilnadu, India

  • +91 422 2685000
  • Fax: +91422 2686274

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