Taught course

Housing Studies

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Social and Political Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above). Applicants without a first degree may be accepted with fewer qualifications if they have relevant professional experience. Please contact the programme leader to discuss.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme allows you to examine the national and international contexts for the development of housing systems, policies and practices. It provides a framework for discussing the development, financing, and management of housing with an emphasis on social rented housing in the United Kingdom. If you are working or seeking to work in the social housing sector in the UK (or in a closely related field), this programme is ideal for you.
    • The programme is validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), and can meet all the academic requirements for membership of the professional body for students with work experience.
    • The programme is very flexible and you can complete the courses through full-time, part-time or modular study.
    • The programme has strong links with the housing sector in Glasgow and the west of Scotland. There is significant input from industry, including teaching on some courses, guest lectures and seminars. The programme offers many interactive learning opportunities, including field visits.
    • The programme is very flexible and you can complete the courses through full-time, part-time or modular study.
    • The courses are designed to suit all needs, whether you are studying full-time or balancing professional and personal commitments.
    • An optional field trip to London will provide you with an insight into the complex socio-economic dynamics of city building and design through visits to high profile real estate, planning and regeneration projects. You will have the opportunity to both meet and speak with senior industry professionals and policy-makers involved in the delivery of major urban developments. Past trips have included visits to The Shard, Olympic Park, Crossrail, Battersea Power Station.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £8,000
International students
Full time: EU £8,000 Non EU £16,650

Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
21 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Mr Nigel Sprigings
Email
Nigel.Sprigings@glasgow.ac.uk