Taught course

Leadership & Management: Homelessness & Housing

London South Bank University · Architecture and Design

Entry requirements

Although applicants normally require a first degree (usually at least a 2:2) or HND in a relevant subject and a minimum of three years post-qualification experience in a relevant field to undertake postgraduate study, we recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge developed at work or through training. If you have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or post-experience studies, we will consider your application on its individual merits.

Months of entry


Course content

To provide an opportunity for course participants to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills which the programme learning outcomes, and the outcomes from the individual modules aim to address and develop.
In particular on the successful completion of the course, course participants should have gained knowledge, understanding and skills in the following areas:
Understanding the importance of accounting and financial measures within the sector, including key issues around governance and third sector organisational development with a particular reference to voluntary housing and related areas;
Professional practices, policies and procedures and their application in civil society organisations with a particular reference to voluntary housing and related areas;
The dynamic changing nature of the civil society/not-for-profit sector and its management and the effect of the management of change as applied to organisations, people and processes;
Complex decision making processes and the distinctive relationship between key stakeholders as applied specifically to the civil society sector with a particular reference to voluntary housing and related areas;
Issues of accountability and responsibility and service provision and delivery and the need for effective planning and processes increasingly across the sector;
Leadership and Management skills and knowledge with a particular reference to voluntary housing and related areas
Intellectual, practical and transferable skills commensurate with studying an academic course at this level and in this area.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See: www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
16 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Office
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