Bachelor of Social Work in Distance Education / Correspondence
BSW Distance Education is a professional three-years undergraduate social-work program for students who want to pursue a career in the field of social welfare. BSW stands for Bachelor of Social Work. As the name suggests, this program equips students with the knowledge, skills and techniques required to empower individuals and communities. This program deals with the study of understanding and analyzing various socio-economic problems persisting in the country and teaches to apply the combined knowledge of sociology, polity, psychology, public health, public administration, economics and law, in solving such problems at individual as well as community level.
BSW program is available in both Regular & Distance learning mode. Distance BSW caters, students and working professionals, who cannot join regular classroom programs. Distance BSW course introduce aspirants to the fundamentals of social work and its applications in real life, using various distance learning technics. This program is for those who are dedicated towards bringing a change in the society by serving individual, couples, families, groups, and communities, with a special focus on unprivileged & oppressed.
In India, several UGC-AIU approved universities offer BSW program through Distance Education/ Correspondence/ Part-Time mode.
University Grants Commission
Association of Indian Universities
12th Pass students of any stream are eligible for taking admission in Distance BSW.
20K – 30K Per Year (As fees varies according to universities)
There is no upper age limit for pursuing this course in distance mode.
To help aspirants employed in NGOs, private & governmental social organizations in pursuing the course at their own pace.
To help students, who cannot afford to join regular classroom program, in pursuing the course.
To provide the course through distance mode at very affordable fees.
To prepare dedicated, qualified & professional social workers.
To impart in students a sense of responsibility towards the betterment of society.
To develop social skills that will help them in working with people and equip them with the ability of addressing social issues through practice.
Social work jobs are not “9 to 6” kind of jobs. Unlike other professions, the jobs available in social work profession are quite different. However, there are variety of career options available after successfully completing BSW distance education.
BSW graduates can pursue numerous jobs like:
Distance BSW graduates can also pursue a career in education sector as a teacher.
After completing this course, students can pursue post graduation degrees like MSW.
Distance BSW graduates are employed in various sectors such as: