MA Social Work

MA Social Work

Starts in: Fall Semester

Location: UOG (Lahore Campus)

Duration: 2 Years

Session: Morning/Evening


Admission Requirement

  • B.Com, BA/B.Sc with Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Economics, Statistics, Philosophy, History, Civics, Political Science, Geography.
  • The applicants who have studied Sociology, Social Work or Statistics as an elective subjects, shall be given 20 additional marks.


Scheme of Study


  • English I
  • Introduction to social Work
  • Social Problems of Pakistan
  • Social Case Work
  • Society and Social Institutions
  • Basic Statistics


  • Social; Development
  • Social Research Methods
  • Social Management
  • Social Action
  • Social Group work
  • Community Organization and Development


  • Civil Society and Development
  • Field Work and Report Writing
  • Social Gerontology
  • Research Project/Internship
  • Elective


  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Field Work II
  • Research Project/Internship
  • Elective
  • Thesis



Three Optional Courses

(One from Each Group)


Case Work Specialization

  • Medical Social Work
  • Psychiatric Social Work
  • School Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Probation and Parole
  • Drug Abuse Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Gerontological Social Work


Group Work Specialization

  • Gender & Development
  • Youth Welfare
  • Family and Child Protection
  • Labour Welfare
  • Social Security


Community Work Specialization

  • Rural Development and Local Government
  • Civil Society Organization & Development
  • Population Welfare & Demography
  • Urban Development


Social Action Specialization

  • Project Planning & Implementation
  • Community Based Disaster Management