M.A. stands for Masters of Arts and it is a post graduation degree. M.A with specialization in Social Work makes their students capable to work for the betterment of their society. It includes many field works and practice based researches. It has different modes like for social work for family and children, for disabled people, for old age people and many more.
Being a post graduate course, candidates who have done their graduation is same or similar specialization from any recognized college or university are eligible for this course. There may be some minimum qualifying marks restriction can must be checked before submitting the application.
Admission procedure includes simple filling up of application ans its submission along with Application fee prescribed by the particular institute. Some institute may conduct admission tests and their admission will be made on the basis of candidate's performance in exam.
This course does not have any age restriction and can be pursued any time when ever it is required.
It has 2 years long duration and these 2 years are actually subdivided into 4 semesters- each if having 6 months time. All semesters having separate syllabus and examination schedules and candidates need to clear all semesters.
Further study options
Usually candidates are not willing to study further after their post graduation as they are eligible for many good job options. If you are interested for further studies, you can pursue PhD in your related field of interest. Any short term technical course may also help you out for getting good job opportunities.
Job opportunities includes jobs in trusts, NGOs, government hospitals and other social organizations. Their basic role is to study the social requirement, to find or create solutions and the way to make them functional.
They can be a political leader if that is of their interest. They can open their own welfare firms depending upon their financial condition.
Course includes Basic Social Science Concepts, Origin and Development of Social Work, Social Work and Social Development and Social Group Work . These subjects prepare students to work in society and to work for society.
It also includes a short term project work which gives an insight of practical life they will have in their profession.
M.A. Social Work Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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