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Housing Studies (Part-Time)

University of Stirling

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24 months
Duration
14300 GBP/year
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About

Already working in the housing sector? The Housing Studies (Part-Time) programme offered by the University of Stirling covers all aspects of housing services and will help you develop your career further.

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Overview

Aimed at those already working in the housing sector, the Housing Studies (Part-Time) programme offered by the University of Stirling will help you develop your career further. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the syllabus covers all aspects of housing services, including:

  • sustaining communities
  • governance and law
  • housing organisations
  • health and wellbeing

With a focus on achieving better housing for all, you’ll acquire the front-line knowledge and competencies needed to tackle issues in housing and homelessness in Scotland and throughout the UK. You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing.

This route blends occasional teaching sessions on campus with a significant element of online study giving you the ideal learning experience in a format which is accessible and engaging.

You’ll be taught by a team of academics who comprehensively cover the multi-disciplinary nature of housing, research, policy and practice. Our research-led teaching draws on our specialist expertise in policy analysis, homelessness and housing rights, social theory, housing and land market analysis.

The course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. We’ll help you to develop the skill set required to further your career with housing organisations in the social, private and voluntary sectors in a highly competitive age. Our graduates usually find relevant work very quickly after completing their studies.

Careers

Stirling graduates have a strong track record of making rapid career progress on completion of the Masters or Diploma. Potential career opportunities include management in housing organisations, specialist research, policy and strategy work. Increasingly, there are opportunities linked to key government initiatives and policy areas.

Studying Housing Studies online at the University of Stirling enables you to:

  • carry out your current job with greater confidence and effectiveness
  • have a comprehensive knowledge of how your job links to the rest of your organisation and the work of other agencies in Scotland
  • be well prepared to take advantage of opportunities for promotion or new directions in your work
  • gain a professional qualification in a crucial policy area
  • build a network

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Providing Housing Services 
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Module Credits
  • Housing Finance and Strategy
  • Housing Governance
  • Housing Health and Wellbeing
  • Housing Research
  • Housing Reflection

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General 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.
  • This course is aimed at those already working in Housing. If you are interested in this programme but do not work in Housing please look at our other course Housing Studies (with internship).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

EU/EEA 

  • PgDip: £4,334 
  •  PgCert: £2,167

Overseas 

  • PgDip: £9,533
  • PgCert: £4,767                 

        

Funding

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