Social Work

Department of Studies in Social Work


  • To advance knowledge and to apply the knowledge for the fulfillment of human potential through the prevention and amelioration of social problems.
  • To promote the values of social economic justice.
  • To recognize the complexities of contemporary society through educational, research and public service activities to advocating for a society that respects the dignity and achievement of all individuals, families and communities.

About the Department

TheDepartment of Studies in Social Workwas established at Post Graduate Centre of Mangalore University Chikka Aluvara Somwarpet taluk of Kodagu district in the year 2014-15. Initially 12 post graduate students took admission. This has increased to 15 during the year 2015-16 admissions. The department offers Masters’ course in Social Work.