Masters in Social Work


Master in Social-Work programme provides the opportunity to reflect critically on social work in contemporary society. It builds students' confidence practical life and increase practitioners' ability to create prospects for users, and to work collaboratively with other professions. This programme prepares with the values, knowledge and skill-base practice as a social worker. The professional social work is the need of the hour especially, for Pakistan. Due to ongoing socio-economic and geo-strategic circumstances our society is undergoing difficult problems and complications.

Career Options

It offers variety of careers for social work practice in local authority social services departments, hospitals, clinics and voluntary organizations. Social Work is relatively a newly born academic discipline and profession. It is a problem-solving process. It is not merely charity, but it is a profession in which a social worker supports the clients to solve their problem Masters to attain satisfaction in life. In this profession the services are provided objectively and systematically for the well-being of people and societies.

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Residential Counselor
  • Community Relations Specialist
  • Social Services Director
  • Counselor
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Child Therapist
  • Adult Therapist
  • Assistant Nurse Manager
  • Residential Supervisor
  • Assessment/Care Management Specialist
  • Recovery Support Specialist
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Adolescent Program Manager
  • Clinical Coordinator-Therapeutic Group Home
  • Residential Program Director
  • Assistant Manager (Children's Group Home)
  • Case Manager
  • Community Support Specialist

Major Subjects

  • Introduction to Social Welfare
  • Pakistan Society – Its Needs and Problems
  • Pakistani Society
  • History & Philosophy of Social Work
  • Community Organization & Development
  • Sociology of Culture & Social Institutions
  • Social Legislation
  • Social Policy & Social Administration
  • Population Planning
  • Women In Development
  • Human Resource Management & Development
  • Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Master in Social Work:

  • Candidate should have 14 years of education.
  • Candidates should have graduate degree from recognized college or university. A background in a social science will be a plus point but not essential feature.
  • Candidates who are more than 26 years old shall not be entitled for admissions unless relaxation is granted by the Vice Chancellor for special reasons on the recommendations of the Chairman.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)

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