PhD in Social Work by Research

Introduction & Certification Body

Our PhD programme in social work is specifically designed with an objective of grooming individuals or professionals, who are endowed with the requisite intellectual capability, to grasp and analyse the emerging trends in the field of social work.

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Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Master Degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional experience

Salient Features
  • Choose from several interdisciplinary, issue-focused courses
  • Gain both theoretical and practice understanding of complex problems
  • Provides holistic approach to problem solving


Block Subjects Credits
I Research Methodology 3
II Advanced Application of Social work 3
III Social Work And Human Rights 3
Capstone Project (Block: I, II, III) 1
IV Medical And Psychiatric Social Work 3
V Family And Child Welfare 3
VI Contemporary Social Work 3
Capstone Project (Block: IV, V, VI) 1
VII Elective 1 Human Resource Management & Labour Law, Mental Health , Disabled Population & Social Work, Social Work in the Corporate Sector, Youth Welfare, Community Development Management, Leadership and Development in Social Work, Social Welfare and Self Help Groups & Health Care Social Work 3
VIII Elective 2 3
IX Elective 3 3
X-XVIII Research Work 41
2 Book Reviews
Approval on Guide (To be identified by the Student)
Research Proposal Submission
Co Guide Allocation ,Approval on Research proposal
Course wiki
Term Report 1
2 Publications
Term Report 2
Term Report 3
Term Report 4
Term Report 5
Viva Voice
Final Thesis Report
Total Credits 70

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology


Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery
Why Choose Texila


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Co-Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Guide.

  • How do I get academic discussions and clarifications?

    Academic Discussions & Clarifications will be done through Student - Faculty Interactions and Forum Discussions