Certificate in Housing Studies
This is a part-time course delivered through blended learning. Students attend seven one-day seminars at the IPA campus in Dublin between September and March.
Applicants require a Leaving Certificate with a minimum of grade C in two higher level papers and grade D in four other subjects. However, applicants that are over 21 on the calendar year of entry may also enter the programme without that requirement.
One academic year
Place on NFQ
Level 6 (Minor award) what is this?
The programme fee is €900. This includes all matricualtion and examination fees.
- Is This Programme for you?
The Certificate in Housing Studies is of huge benefit to housing practitioners, in both generalist and technical positions, in local authorities and approved housing bodies. It provides a system-wide induction to public/social housing—an area of huge national importance—in a practical and applied manner. The programme will also appeal to anyone working in related areas who would like to understand the evolution of housing policy in Ireland and the work of those bodies responsible for the delivery of housing services.
The Certificate in Housing Studies includes seven subjects:
- Housing Studies: Planning and Housing Strategies
- Social Housing Support: Determining Need
- Housing Supply and the Social Investment Programme
- Housing Administration
- Sustainable Communities: Local Authorities and Good Estate Management
- Regulation and Management of the Housing Sector
- Housing Policy: Future Directions
Assessment is based on course work and a final examination.
- Seminar Dates
Please note that tutorial/examination dates may be subject to change.
||Friday, 22 September 2017
|Friday, 20 October 2017
|Friday, 17 November 2017
|Friday, 8 December 2017
|Friday, 12 January 2018
|Friday, 9 February 2018
|Friday, 9 March 2018
||April 2018 (date to be advised)
Undergraduate Prospectus 2017 / 2018
Full details of IPA undergraduate programmes are also available in our prospectus, which can be viewed or downloaded here.
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