Masters of Science

Compare 2 Master of Science Programs in Habitation Studies

The master’s degree is an advanced degree offered in a field of academic expertise. The MSc degree is a master’s with a specifically scientific methodology in one of those fields. These degrees are designed to allow candidates to sharpen professional knowledge bases, achieving a high degree of skill in the subjects fundamental to the field of study.

What is an MSc in Habitation Studies? It’s a degree focusing on the interdisciplinary methods used to study human habitation in all its dimensions. That includes public health, civic planning, and all the other scientific disciplines used in housing and habitation studies. Areas of study may include psychology, engineering, human geography, and fundamental learning in biology. Some experience with their basic concepts is generally expected before entering a program.

Students who pursue a degree in habitation studies learn to synthesize information from the deep analysis of data through modeling, which is useful in many ways when evaluating and improving processes, at home and at work. They also improve their written communication skills and the use of scientific reasoning to support their ideas.

The cost for a master’s degree in this field varies quite a bit from institution to institution. Online programs exist in many locations, though, which can help students who are cost-conscious find more affordable programs.

Graduates with degrees in habitation studies work in a variety of fields. They may become government officials in city planning offices who work with private sector developers to make improvements to cities near your home. They also find jobs in the private sector as housing specialists who work with the city on those improvements. Habitation studies graduates make up the core group of scientist-teachers training the next generation of civic engineers and architects to make buildings that work better for people, too.

There are a lot of schools offering this degree, so check online and see what you can find. To have more options, look at local schools and international locations, too. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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2 Results in Habitation Studies

University of Stirling

This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered In ... [+]


This MSc/PgDip Housing Studies (with internship) course fully integrates all of the academic and practice components of the professional qualification of the Chartered Institute of Housing. This includes a 10-week structured, assessed work experience internship, which sets up graduates for a ‘fast track’ into a career with housing organisations in the social, voluntary and private sectors.

You’ll be introduced to the most up-to-date ideas and debates in housing and offered the opportunity to learn about the cutting edge of housing practice.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing, the course covers all aspects of housing services, sustainable communities, governance and law, housing organisations, and health and wellbeing.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
12 - 21 months
Online & Campus Combined
London South Bank University

Masters-level course is aimed at senior professional staff and decision makers in the housing profession. Covering: high-level strategic and policy content rather than fo ... [+]

Policy-based study

Please note: this programme will start in the 2019/20 academic year.

Are you senior professional and decision maker in the housing profession? Are you ambitious and looking to achieve a high-level position in the sector? This course focuses on focuses on contemporary housing-related policy and strategic issues, such as climate change and sustainability, politics, concepts of social justice and international housing.

Why Housing and Society at LSBU? You'll learn about the economic and political context of the UK housing market, as well as issues of sustainability and social justice. Students taking the course are likely to be tenant activists, housing association board members, civil servants, senior professionals and others who are looking for a policy rather than practice-based focus course of study. Visit the Netherlands to explore the role of housing in different national contexts and the relevance of international comparison. Delivery modes to suit all needs, from full-time study, to part-time and distance learning modes to best suit busy working professionals. Taught by experienced academics and practitioners with national and international reputations, who contribute to public policy debate and publish original research. Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility - with inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Modules Politics, housing, and social justice Representations of housing The housing market and... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
1 - 2 years