Bachelor of Social Work

Social Work (BSW)

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Embark on a transformative journey towards making a positive impact on society with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. Specifically designed for compassionate individuals like you, this program equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary to address social issues, advocate for marginalized populations, and contribute to social change.

Immerse yourself in engaging coursework, practical fieldwork experiences, and critical discussions that deepen your understanding of social welfare, human behavior, and social justice. With a BSW degree in hand, you'll be prepared to pursue a rewarding career dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

The challenges of building a better world are pressing, now more than ever. The Bachelor of Social Work at Thames empowers students to tackle these challenges. It equips you with knowledge of the wider world. At Thames, you will get acquainted with the approaches and theories of economics, rural development, sociology, and administration.

You will find many opportunities to make friends and build your intellectual and practical skills, both on campus and in the field. The analytical and problem-solving skills you learn at the Thames will make you stand out. The bachelor of Social Work program at Thames is a 4-year, 8-semester course with a second major in Rural Development or Psychology. Students will be required to complete 120 credit hours of coursework and practicum training and will have to appear for a 20-course examination conducted by Tribhuvan University.


Program Structure

Code Course Credits
ENG 101 Reading and Writing for College I 3
ENG 102 Reading and Writing II 3
ITC 101 Computer Information System 3
NEP 201 Nepali I 3
NEP 202 Nepali II 3
ENG 301 Writing and Composition I 3
ENG 302 Writing and Composition II 3
NPS 401 Nepal Studies I 3
NPS 402 Nepal Studies II 3
Code Course Credits
SOW 103 Sociology for Social Work 3
SOW 104 Academic Writing for Social Workers 3
SOW 101 Introduction to Social Work 3
SOW 102 Social Work Practicum I 3
SOW 203 Social Case Work Practice 3
SOW 201 Psychology for Social Work 3
SOW 202 Social Work Practicum II 3
SOW 204 Social Work with Groups 3
SOW 301 Community Organization I 3
SOW 302 Community Organization II (Practicum) 3
SOW 401 Research Methods for Social Work 3
SOW 402 Indigenous Social Work Practice I 3
SOW 403 Senior Overview Thesis for Social Work 3
SOW 404 Indigenous Social Work Practice II (Practicum) 3
Code Course Credits
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 102 Psychology Practicum 3
PSY 103 Social Psychology 3
PSY 104 Writing in Psychology 3
PSY 201 Adolescences and Juvenile Delinquency I 3
PSY 202 Abnormal Psychology I 3
PSY 203 Adolescences and Juvenile Delinquency II 3
PSY 204 Abnormal Psychology II 3
PSY 301 Psycho-Social Counseling I 3
PSY 302 Psycho-social Counseling II 3
PSY 401 Industrial and Organizational Psychology I 3
PSY 402 Research Methods for Psychology 3
PSY 403 Industrial and Organizational Psychology II (Practicum) 3
PSY 404 Senior Overview Thesis for Psychology 3
Code Course Credits
POL 301 Government and Election in Nepal 3
POL 302 Political Thoughts 3
GDS 301 Gender, Patriarchy and Feminism Conceptual Clarity I 3
GDS 302 Gender, Patriarchy and Feminism Conceptual Clarity II 3

What is Bachelors of Social Work? Scope of BSW

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program is designed with a set of clear objectives to prepare you for a successful career in the field of social work.

By choosing our BSW program, you are investing in a comprehensive educational experience that equips you with the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to promote social well-being and address social challenges.

Through a well-rounded curriculum, our program aims to develop your understanding of social welfare policies, human behavior in diverse contexts, research methods, and intervention strategies. You will gain practical skills in assessing and addressing the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities while upholding ethical standards and promoting social justice.

By choosing our BSW program, you will be equipped to make a meaningful difference in the lives of vulnerable populations and contribute to positive social change.

  • Comprehensive educational experience in social work
  • Understanding of social welfare policies and practices
  • Knowledge of human behavior in diverse contexts
  • Proficiency in research methods and data analysis
  • Skills in assessing and addressing individual, family, group, and community needs
  • Ethical decision-making and promotion of social justice
  • Fieldwork experience for hands-on learning and practical application
  • Versatile skill set for diverse social work career opportunities

Social Work Tuition Scholarships

Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances
Learn more about scholarships available at the Thames. 

Eligibility Criteria

Certain academic and extracurricular criteria have to be met for applicants to enroll in a program at Thames International College. While academic competence is an important requirement, Thames International College seeks students who believe in a hands-on learning approach, who want to develop into innovative learners and professionals, and who we believe can fully benefit from the facilities we provide. Applicants will be reviewed through their applications and interviews before being admitted. 

Minimum Academic Requirements (10+2: HSEB/ CBSE/ ISC or equivalent Boards)

  • Passed all courses of 11th and 12th grade.
  • Can be from any stream be it , Management, Hotel Management, Science, or Humanities.
  • A minimum CGPA of 1.8 in 10+2 with a minimum of D in all individual subjects or minimum of second division marks in any equivalent Board.

Minimum Academic Requirements (A- Levels)

  • Should have completed 3.5 credit (GP plus 3 courses).
  • Should have been provided equivalence by Nepal Education Board.
Level Undergraduate
Study Type Full Time
Program Years 4 Years
Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours

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