Housing Studies

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Housing Studies
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 103029 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September/ October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

By Email (preferred method)
Please download and complete the application form on www.ipa.ie and email it, along with the items listed below, to undergrad@ipa.ie

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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend classroom-based seminars and are supported in their studies by various online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee €1,100. This includes all matriculation and examination fees.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 6 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
The Certificate in Housing Studies provides housing practitioners, students of public policy and anyone with an interest in housing with a comprehensive introduction to housing services and policy in Ireland. A part-time, accredited p...

Subjects Taught There are seven modules:
1. Housing Services: Planning and Housing Strategies
2. Social Housing Support: Determining Need
3. Housing Supply and the Social Housing Investment Programme
4. Housing Administration (Allocation to Sales)
5. Sustainable Communities: Local Authorities and Good Estate Management
6. Regulation and Management of the Housing Sector
7. Housing Policy: Future Directions
Assessment Method Assessment is based on course work and a final exam.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600
Email: undergrad@ipa.ie