Housing Studies

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Housing Studies
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 63986 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 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 €1,500 (including all matriculation and examination fees), payable in one or two instalments.
Entry Requirements IPA Certificate in Housing Studies or equivalent. Significant experience in the housing area can also be considered ground for entry.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place on NFQ: Level 8 (Special Purpose Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
The Professional Diploma in Housing Studies—the first course of its kind in Ireland— has been developed to provide an in-depth and analytical treatment of social and supported housing. Housing studies is a field of immense importa...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This Professional Diploma covers the following topics:
• The Housing Market: affordable housing, public housing and rental assistance

• Issues for the Welfare State: social protection and the provision of housing services

• Housing ...

Assessment Method Assessment is based on a combination of continuous assessment, assignments and end-of-year exams.
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