Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years

You will develop a range of vocational skills together with the ability to apply them to find creative solutions to a variety of challenges within the housing sector.

Important information

Requirements: GCSE(s) Required: 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English language and mathematics, or equivalent level 2 qualifications.


Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Development
IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course overview

The housing market occupies a unique position within the UK economy, and this degree seeks to tackle some of the big questions currently at the top of the political agenda.

Module guide

Core modules

  • Social Trends and Diversity
  • Learning and Skills Development in HE and Work
  • Evolution of the Built Environment and Housing
  • Political Processes
  • Understanding the Work Sector
  • Introduction to Housing Development, Finance and Management
  • Work-based Learning 1
  • Planning Procedures and Practice
  • Legal Practice and Management of Housing Agencies
  • Policy and Strategy in Housing
  • Portfolio and Professional Interview
  • Work-based Learning 2
  • Contemporary Housing Practice
  • Integrating Housing Practice
  • Current Issues in Housing
  • Dissertation/Major Project

Optional modules

  • Housing Development
  • Housing Finance
  • Housing Management
  • Applied Management Theory
  • Client-oriented Service Delivery in Housing
  • Housing Associations
  • Leasehold Housing
  • Leasehold Law
  • The Law Relating to Homelessness
  • Residential Tenancies: The Legal Framework


Coursework (individual and group), seminars, exam.

Additional information

Career opportunities: Graduates are in demand in the public and private sectors. The private sector, such as the house-building industry, requires an understanding of the housing market and a broad knowledge of associated disciplines. Challenging employment opportunities also exist for graduates in local authorities and housing associations. These include: estate management; capital project planning; housing welfare; management of services for the elderly; allocations and letting; financial planning and control. In addition, there are opportunities beyond the housing field.