The programme is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in housing. It aims to equip students to meet the challenge of leading housing organisations to success.
The programme is informed by current research and practice with a special focus on sustainability. Staff teaching on the programme are mainly housing specialists with close connections to practice.
Successful completion of the taught modules, studied over 2 years, leads to a Postgraduate Diploma. In addition, successful completion of a dissertation in the final year will result in the award of MA.
This programme is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) which describes Northumbria University as a ‘centre of excellence’. The PG Dip programme has been designed to meet the full academic requirements for membership of the CIH.
The MA qualification is fully accredited by the RICS. Students who successfully complete the MA then need to acquire professional practice experience and complete the Assessment of Professional Competence in order to qualify for full membership of the RICS
Applicants should normally have a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) honours degree. For students whose first language is not English evidence of having reached the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based), is required before entry.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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