Taught course

Housing Policy and Management

Northumbria University · Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess one of the following: - a relevant honours degree from a UK University - an equivalent award from a European or overseas university.

Months of entry


Course content

This 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 leads to a Postgraduate Diploma. In addition, successful completion of a dissertation will result in the award of MA.

This is an excellent time to consider a career in housing. A skills shortage has been identified in the sector and the need for affordable housing is recognised across the political spectrum.


Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) for the purpose of eligibility to apply for Chartered Membership with that body.

Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for the purpose of graduate membership

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum score in each component of 5.5. Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
0191 227 4453