Course - Under Graduate
Bachelor of Social Work

Course: Bachelor of Social Work
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: +2 in any stream

The Bachelor of Social Work programme is an academic discipline that promotes social change and development, social cohesion, and the empowerment and liberation of people. Principles of social justice, human rights, collective responsibility, and respect for diversity are central to social work. In light of this, the students will be taught a variety of skills, techniques, and activities consistent with a holistic focus on persons and their environments. This will involve a training in the areas of counselling, clinical social work; group work, social pedagogical work, family treatment and therapy as well as efforts to help people obtain services and resources in the community.

About the Course

Year

Course Description

Competencies

1st  year (1st& 2nd Semester)

The course intends to introduce the subjects and provide the basis for various methods of Social Work

Introduction to Social Work

2nd year (3rd & 4th Semester)

To train and enhance students in the application of Social Work methods at the Community level

Application of Social Work methods

3rd Year (5th & 6th Semester)

To understand different issues and rightly intervene for the course

Exploring and Intervening in the field of Research and various settings

Course of study

In line with the New National Educational Policy (2019), liberal arts subjects will also be included in the curriculum apart from the major and minor papers. In addition, with the objective of helping students understand their subject better, field work, internship, research and interventions is made mandatory. 

The course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice ensuring optimum learning by the students

  • Theoretical knowledge

 

Lectures, demonstration, group discussions, guest lectures, assignments, case studies, article/book reviews, debates, presentations, quiz

  • Practical knowledge

Surveys, role plays, field work, workshops, seminars, project works, Community Camp, study tour, presentations, research dissertation and other experiential activities.

Career prospects

  • Non-profit or public social service agencies
  • Grassroots advocacy and community health organisations
  • Faith based organisations
  • Research and educational institutions
  • Hospitals and rehabilitation centres
  • Governmental agencies

This course is offered in :-

Department of Social Work,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah, Shillong-793006.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
Ph: 0364-2535467/6009602012

E-mail: admin@mlcuniv.in , registrar@mlcuniv.in, admissions@mlcuniv.in
Website: www.mlcuniv.in

Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017