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Housing Management / Development

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The course concentrates on housing policy and the changing role of the housing professional; students examine urban development processes and compare housing policy and practice, which is explored more fully on a European study visit to the Netherlands; students explore housing economics and finance, new directions in housing policy, and develop research skills.

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Full time | Southwark Campus | 13 months | SEP-16

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13 months

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Neighbourhood Management and Renewal

You will develop an understanding of the process of neighbourhood change, particularly in relation to housing and renewal, and will critically analyse and evaluate practice, with particular reference to current policy debates and innovations in Neighbourhood Management. The module includes an overnight field trip to an urban area outside of London and the South East, either Liverpool or Newcastle.

Housing and Urban Development

This module provides students with an understanding of the process of residential property development within the context of social housing provision, and public/private partnerships. It examines how the built environment is shaped in relation to a changing social, economic, and policy context. The module offers a framework for evaluating the outcomes of particular approaches to property development.

Housing Economics

You will be introduced to the framework within which housing organisations operate and the implications for the discharge of housing policy. This module also explores the link between revenue and capital finance and housing development.

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Entry requirements

2.2 first degree/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division. Non-graduates will be considered if they have substantial experience at senior level in a housing or housing-related organisation. They will be interviewed by the Course Director on application. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

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