MSW On Campus

Social Work

University of Peradeniya

12 months
1915 USD/year
255 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Social Work MSW programme offered at University of Peradeniya is designed for passionate people who carry strong attitudes of empathy, socio-cultural sensitivity, resilience and resounding level of emotional intelligence with a real sense of mission of promoting sustainable development with the values of social injustice and enormous respect for human rights and dignity.


Career Opportunities - Social Work MSW programme at University of Peradeniya

  • positions in social policy, human and welfare service sectors, and generic counseling and advocacy programmes
  • positions in national and international non-government organizations, and a range of other civil society and community-based organizations
  • positions in private and public hospitals and community based health services and programmes
  • social work positions in schools and higher education institutions
  • direct service positions in family, group, community based services such as mental health and counseling, disability, aged care, child care and family care, alcohol and drug abuse, minor offences and community based rehabilitations, housing, community legal, community corrections
  • positions in social reconstructions, disaster, crisis relief and recovery programmes and projects
  • group work and community development positions in a range of advocacy, community work and development agencies, services and programmes
  • development programmes/ projects
  • policy/ programme planning 
  • development and research fields

Programme Structure

International careers in:

  • International development and social development and sustainable programs and projects
  • International migration and refugee programs
  • Peace missions
  • Humanitarian and disaster relief programs
  • United Nations agencies, missions, projects, and programs
  • A range of other INGO's and civil agencies
  • International aid and monitory agencies
  • Overseas work opportunities as professional social workers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • certified copies of certificates (e.g. Birth Certificate, degree or other higher educational certificates, etc.)
  • two copies of recent passport size photograph
  • service letter/s (if required) in the given format
  • two referee reports preferably from academics/mentors/supervisors/senior government officers/head of institution in the given format
  • synopsis of proposed research (if applying for a research degree)
  • payment slip of Application Fee (Local: Rs. 1000/-, Foreign: US$ 25/-)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1915 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 255 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: LKR92,000
  • SAARC Countries and clergy: $1,615
  • Non-SAARC Countries: $1,915


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