MSW and PhD Programs

The Center for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality (CWEGE) of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham promotes societal transformation through participatory action research, education and implementation. CWEGE presently hosts two graduate programs, a Ph. D. program and a Masters of Social Work, under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Both courses train students to engage deeply with the relevant areas of study under the six verticals and to apply their knowledge practically. The coursework is tied with fieldwork, and all students spend extended time working closely with communities in villages across the country.

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Amrita University MSW Admissions

Amrita University PhD Admissions

5 Year Integrated B/MSW

A new Five Year Integrated B/MSW Degree in social work is now offered at the Amritapuri Campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. This Integrated BSW and MSW program provides a rich pathway in the field of social work. Students can opt to graduate after three years with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, or continue for five years and get a full-fledged Master’s degree in Social Work from a top-ranked university.


5 years (exit option after 3 years for BSW)

Specializations and Collaborations
  • Global Health and Development
  • Gender-based Violence
  • Child Rights and Child Protection
  • Physical & Mental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Community Development
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Amrita University Integrated MSW Program