Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
BSW Course Introduction
The entry level course to Social Work is designed to harness graduates with knowledge and competences of social work in local and global sector. The course curriculum is based on a framework of Foundation, Core, Applied and Practice. Each theoretical subject is valued against 100 marks. The marks are divided into 70:30 grading system. Students write the term end examination conducted by the University for 70 Marks. The remaining 30 marks are awarded on the basis of internal monitoring systems which depend on the subjects. Each semester worth s15 credits and 1 credit consists of 16 lectures of 50 minutes. That means 3 credits subject will have 3x16 equivalents to 48 lectures with 1/3 of the classes allocated for tutorial classes.
KMC aspires to build reflective and analytical scholarship of the students from 70% class room learning and 30% tutorials, assignment and practices. It allocates 1/3rd of credit hours to individual conference, checking assignment, meeting students including the absentees and so forth to ensure quality education in the college.
The practice course allows students to apply theoretical knowledge in practical field from Social Work field practicum in different organization two days a week for 12 (130 hrs) weeks in the 1st ,2nd , 3rd and 4th semesters and 4-6 weeks (200- 250 hrs) continuous block placement in the 5th , 6th and 7th semesters. The block placement starts only after finishing the theoretical classes in the college. The course further opens up range of experiential personal and professional learning spaces through three social camps called social work labs to observe, learn, relate and act appropriately as social workers in different context of society, communities and countries.
In the eight semester, students conduct independent research in the area of their interest with close supervision of a faculty research guide. This students' dissertation carries 8 credits weights of the 120 credits in total.
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