Housing Studies (with Internship) MSc


Online University of Stirling    Education and Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September PGCert, PGDip, MSc 12 months full-time, 36 months part-time Award winner
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Are you ready to fast-track your career in the housing sector? The MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with Internship) programme at the University of Stirling is your gateway to success. This comprehensive course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, seamlessly blends academic learning with practical experience through a 50-day internship. You'll delve into the latest housing ideas and practices, covering topics like sustainable communities, housing governance, and healthy housing. With flexible study options, including part-time routes for working professionals, this programme caters to diverse needs. The unique feature of structured work placements ensures you graduate with not just a qualification but also valuable industry experience. Whether aiming for a Master's degree or a Postgraduate Certificate, this programme equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in roles such as housing management, research, and policy development. Join us at Stirling to unlock a world of opportunities in the dynamic field of housing studies. Apply now with a second-class honours degree or relevant work experience.

About the course

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. This includes a structured, assessed work experience internship, spanning 50 days over the academic year, and which sets up graduates for a ‘fast track’ into a career with housing organisations in the social, voluntary and private sectors. This internship is not eligible for sponsorship to study in the UK.

You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing and offered the opportunity to learn about the cutting edge of housing practice.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Potential applicants who are already working in housing can apply for the Postgraduate Diploma course on a part-time basis over two years, or at MSc level over three years, without having to do an internship.

As attendance on campus is required sporadically across the year this study route is not eligible for sponsorship to study in the UK.




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