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Courses of LISSAH College

LISSAH offers both Bachelor’s (BSW) & Master's Degree (MSW) in Social Work to train young men/women as professional Social Workers. The course offers basic knowledge, skills and values of social work along with current trends like community health, gender and development, family life education etc. The course provides great opportunities for the students in organization exposure, career identification and personality development

PG Programme

  • MSc Psychology
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Master in Communication & Journalism (MCJ)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • MA English

MSc Psychology

The Master of Science in Applied Psychology is a professional course designed to provide students with a general awareness of the use of Psychological Principles and theories to overcome problems in the areas such as mental health, business management, education, health, product design, ergonomics and law. Applied Psychology includes the areas of Clinical Psychology, Occupational Health Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Human Factors, Engineering Psychology, Forensic Psychology, School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Sports Psychology, Community Psychology, Political Psychology, Positive Psychology, Research Psychology etc. Any candidate who successfully completes MSc Applied Psychology is eligible to work as professionals and researchers in all these fields.

Eligibility: Candidates who have studied Psychology or related subjects like Human Development, Physiology or Statistics at undergraduate level from a recognized University and secured 50% marks in Main and Subsidiary papers are eligible for admission.


Semester I
  1. PSY 1.1 Learning & Motivation
  2. PSY 1.2 Personality and Personal Growth
  3. PSY 1.3 Physiological Psychology
  4. PSY 1.4 Research Methodology
Semester II
  1. PSY 2.1 Psychopathology
  2. PSY 2.2 Health Psychology
  3. PSY 2.3 Counseling Psychology
  4. PSY 2.4 Practical 1 (Experimental Psychology)
  5. PSY 2.5 Practical 2 (Psychometry Practical)
Semester III
  1. PSY 3.1 Neuro Psychology
  2. PSY 3.2 Optional 1
  3. PSY 3.3 Optional 2
  4. PSY 3.4 Practical 3 Field Work (Journal work)
  5. PSY 3.5 Practical 4 Self development techniques
Semester IV
  1. PSY 4.1 Optional 3
  2. PSY 4.2 Optional 4
  3. PSY 4.3 Dissertation
  4. PSY 4.4 Practicum/Internship
Semester V
Semester VI

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master’s Degree in Social Work is offered with specialization in Community Development, Medical & Psychiatric Social Work, Criminology and Correctional Administration. The course provides a wide range of job opportunities in Medical and Psychiatric institutions, Rural and Urban Development programmes, Literacy Mission, Kudumbasree, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), School Counselling and in various government and non government organizations in India and abroad.

Eligibility: A Degree from any University recognized by the University of Calicut with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Part –III Main and subsidiary and part I English. Those candidates who have only main papers require 50% marks for main only.


Semester I
  1. SW.1.C01 : History , Philosophy and fields of Social Work
  2. SW.1.C02 : Sociology and Economics for Social Work
  3. SW.1.C03 : Human Growth and Development
  4. SW.1.C04 : Social Case Work
  5. SW.1.C05 : Community Organization and Social Action
  6. SW.1.F06 : Concurrent Field Work
Semester II
  1. SW.2.C08 : Psychology for Social Work
  2. SW.2.C09 : Theory and Practice of Counselling
  3. SW.2.C10 : Social Work Research
  4. SW.2.C11 : Social Analysis and Strategies of Social Change
  5. SW.2.F12 : Concurrent Field Work
Semester III
  1. SW.3.C13 : Social Work Administration and Participatory Project Planning and Management
  2. SW.3.C14 : Quantitative Methods in Social Work Research
  3. SW.3.C15 : Community Health and Health Education
  4. SW.3.E116 : Social Work in Medical and Psychiatric Setting
  5. SW.3.E117 : Psychiatric Information for Social Work
  6. SW.3.E216 : Gandhian Philosophy of Community Development
  7. SW.3.E217 : Rural and Urban Community Development
  8. SW.3.E316 : Family Welfare and Population Dynamics
  9. SW.3.E317 : Child Welfare
Semester IV
  1. SW.4.C19 : Human Resource Development in Human Service Organization
  2. SW.4.C20 : Social Legislation
  3. SW.4.E121 : Therapeutic Approaches in Medical and Psychiatric Settings
  4. SW.4.E122 : Health Care Administration and Legislation
  5. SW.4.E221 : Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
  6. SW.4.E222 : Development Economics
  7. SW.4.E321 : Women Development
  8. SW.4.E322 : Youth Welfare and Development
Semester V
Semester VI


 Professional Social Work is based on a body of knowledge and skill rooted in the democratic values and implemented through the methods of social case work, social group work, community organization, social welfare administration and social research. Its purpose is to help people individually in groups through problem solving activity. 

The value system of Social Work profession embraces a belief in the worth and dignity of human being, a conviction that the commitment to furthering his/her potential for self fulfilment and a feeling of responsibility for social change. Social workers today must contribute to community leadership as active and creative practitioners in helping people in changing the world to a healthy society  

Master in Communication & Journalism (MCJ)

A revolution in communication, following the convergence and integration of communication technologies, has had its impact on journalism and mass communication. MCJ programme caters to the growing demand for professionally trained personnel in the field of journalism and mass communication. The post graduate programme is structured to help students acquire skills which would enable them to work in different media like newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, PR department, ad agencies ad also in the areas of research. Though the emphasis of training is on the print media, the course also provides an understanding of communications, its evolution, technology and its role in the twenty first century with particular reference to recent developments in the application of electronic media and information technology. It also offers an opportunity for an in-depth study through a dissertation in the field of mass communication.

Eligibility: Graduates in any discipline from any recognized institution as per the University of Calicut eligibility norms.


Semester I
  1. Paper I Introduction to Mass Communication
  2. Paper II Comparative Journalism
  3. Paper III Writing and Editing News
  4. Paper IV Reporting
  5. Paper V Practical
Semester II
  1. Paper I Public Relations
  2. Paper II Advertisement
  3. Paper III Media Laws
  4. Paper IV International Communication
  5. Paper V Practical
Semester III
  1. Paper I Theories Themes and Issues in Communication
  2. Paper II Development Communication
  3. Paper III Radio, TV, Film and Video
  4. Paper IV Communication Research
  5. Paper V Practical
Semester IV
  1. Paper I Feature Writing and Magazine Editing
  2. Paper II Technical Writing
  3. Paper III Business Journalism
  4. Paper IV Dissertation
  5. Paper V Practical
Semester V
Semester VI

Scope and Opportunities:

 The MCJ programme helps to hone skills in print and electronic journalism, development communication, communication research, advertising and public relations. Qualified hands have job potential in the media, public relations and academic fields. Candidates with a flair for writing, presentation and communication skills, extensive reading, an analytical mind, sense of keen sense of observation, presence of mind and courage would make a good career in journalism.

Master of Commerce (M.Com)

The candidate must have a Bachelors degree in commerce from any recognized institution as per the University of Calicut eligibility norms.

Eligibility: The candidate must have a Bachelors degree in commerce from any recognized institution as per the University of Calicut eligibility norms.


Semester I
  1. M.COM. I.1 Business Environment
  2. M.COM. I.2 Quantitative Techniques
  3. M.COM. I.3 Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  4. M.COM. I.4 Management Information Systems
  5. M.COM. I.5 Organizational theory and Behavior
Semester II
  1. M.COM. 2.1 International Business
  2. M.COM. 2.2 Advanced Corporate Accounting
  3. M.COM. 2.3 IT Applications in Commerce
  4. M.COM. 2.4 Operations Research
  5. M.COM. 2.5 Strategic Management
Semester III
  1. M.COM. 3.1 Financial Management
  2. M.COM. 3.2 Research methodology in Commerce
  3. M.COM. 3.3 Income tax
  4. M.COM. 3.4 Elective Paper 1
  5. M.Com 3.5 Project Work
Semester IV
  1. M.COM. 4.1 Strategic Cost Accounting
  2. M.COM. 4.2 Elective Paper II
  3. M.COM. 4.3 Elective Paper III
  4. M.COM. 4.4 Elective Paper IV
  5. M.COM. 4.5 Project Report and
  6. Viva Voce
Semester V
Semester VI

Scope and Opportunities :

Since the Indian economy is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, the need for gifted specialists, who can add to the economic growth of the country, is also snowballing. There are plenty of options for commerce background people like Chartered Accountancy (CA), Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), Cost Accountancy (from ICWA), Company Secretary Ship (CS), Stock Broking or MBA. CAs is Audit and Account experts. Beyond maintaining accounts in a firm, their work includes Accountancy, Auditing, Taxation, Investigation and Consultancy. A CS is a professional whose role in a corporate set up is that of an advisor for legal matters.

MA English

MA English This Post Graduate programme facilitates graduates to study in detail and explore the depth of English language and literature. The course offers inquisitive and studious minds great scope for analyzing the intricacies involved in literature. It is also a course that transforms and equips individuals to further the studies in research and there by enriches their potential to take up promising careers in the fields of teaching and allied services, as commentators and translators or writers.

Eligibility: B.A English Lang & Litt./BA English & History/ BA Functional English/ or BA/BVC/BSc  (excluding alternative pattern) Degree with English as Common Course or Part I English with at least 45%marks ( mark pattern) .from the university recognized by Calicut University


Semester I
Semester II
Semester III
Semester IV
Semester V
Semester VI