Lady Doak College

MSW - Social Science Department

Masters in Social Work (MSW) (Since 2007)

Masters degree in Social Work with specialisations in

  • Medical and Psychiatric Social Work
  • and

  • Human Resource Management

A course equipping young women to be socially conscious professional individuals committed to contribute their skills and energies to civil society towards the building of a just and equitable society.

Papers Offered in MSW
Fundamentals in Sociology & Social Work Social Research
Fundamental Principles of Psychology NGO Management & Capacity Building
Introduction to Social work Methods Community Work & Social Development
Communication, Social Media and Social Networking The State, Policy and Social Legislation for Social Workers
Principles and Practices of Management  
Specialisation Papers offered
Medical & Psychiatric Social Work Human Resource Management
Psychiatric Disorders Corporate Wellness Management
Mental Health and Social Work Human Resource Management
Health and Hygiene Organisational Behaviour
Medical Social Work Employment Relation Laws
Psychiatric Social Work Practice Human Resource Development
Developing Field Work Competencies

The course at Lady Doak is designed to provide students with hands on field experiences by observing and working with reputed and professional organisations working for social change. Students are also given opportunities to work as interns and learn professional competencies through actual work experiences.

- Observation visits

- On the Spot Study with national and international organisations

- Rural camp

- Concurrent Field placement

- Summer Placement

- Block Placement

Special features of the MSW programme
  • 100 % job placement guaranteed
  • Professional learning environment
  • Competitive skills development
  • Professionally trained Student Folk Art team

Some of the Collaborative organisations for field work and job placement

NIMHANS, Bangalore World Vision, India Sun Network, Chennai
CMC Hospital, Vellore People’s Watch TVS Sundaram Fasteners
Dalit Foundation, Delhi RUSS Foundation Hi Tech Arai Ltd.
SICHREM, Bangalore Ma Foi Consultants Apollo Hospitals, Madurai
ACCORD, Gudalur Shant Manas, Madurai Sundaram Clayton Ltd, Chennai
Bedrock, Nagapattinam Reliance, Chennai  


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