Comments about BSc Housing Studies (incorporating Foundation Degree in Housing, Communities, and Regeneration) - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
-This course offers students the opportunity to meet full professional corporate membership of the CIH in three years and proceed to a further year of study to gain our BSc Housing Studies degree. -The part-time format offers career development opportunities for working professionals -Advanced entry is available for graduates of the Foundation Degree and similar qualifications -The course is based in the Centre for Comparative Housing Research and the Department of Public Policy (part of Leicester Business School), the regional centre for housing education and training in the East Midlands.
All applications are considered individually as students come from a range of backgrounds with different academic qualifications and work experience. Applications from mature students are welcomed. Advanced entry is possible for students who have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Housing, Communities and Regeneration or equivalent housing qualification.
BSc Housing Studies (incorporating Foundation Degree in Housing, Communities, and Regeneration)
Year One modules (introduced during an induction week):
-Context of Housing, Communities and Regeneration
-Introduction to Housing Policy and Development.
Year Two modules:
-Housing Markets and the State
-Housing and the Customer
-Housing and Transferable Skills
Year Three modules:
-Housing Development, Planning and Regeneration
-Housing and Business Strategy
Year Four modules:
-Housing Policy Making
-Housing and Social Policy
-Geography of Housing
Year Five modules:
-Teaching and learning can include lectures, seminars, group workshops and individual tutorials.
Assessment is through a variety of coursework, including essays, reports based on work-related
Graduates of our housing courses come from, and go to, diverse roles in the public and private sectors. As the role of social housing professionals becomes increasingly diverse, so too do the jobs that our students go into.