Department of Social Work, Central University of Tamil Nadu was established in 2013 to prepare graduates for professional practice in the field of social work. The Vision of Social Work Department has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all. As an entry to practice degree, the M.A Social Work Programme Aims:
To encourage critical and reflective social work practice.
To extend and apply at an advanced level the knowledge, values, skills and theoretical approaches which underpin professional practice.
To critically appraise and apply research to inform evidence based practice. To integrate work based learning with the study and application of theory.
To foster personal and professional development and the development of others.
Central University of Tamil Nadu offers 2 years M.A Social Work Programme (with Medical & Psychiatry and Community Development Specializations) with focus on creative approaches to critical thinking for leadership in diverse social work practice. The Department of Social Work, Central University of Tamil Nadu works towards:
Strengthening human relationships and promotion of social justice through academic excellence.
Creation and provision of socially relevant and high quality professional education in wide range of inter-disciplinary areas of social sciences.
Develop a deepened and advanced competence in social work practice and research.
Prepare students to be critical practitioners and agents of social change.