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MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, ma
MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing.
Benefits of the programme
The MBE Housing develops practical, managerial, analytical, and spatial skills as well as social and cultural sensitivities to meet housing challenges in the unevenly developing world.
Curriculum Outline/Modules taught
Housing Theory Concepts and Policy (20 points)
Housing Finance and Law (20 points)
Social and Technical Sustainability in Housing (20 points)
Management of Existing Housing Stock or Housing Seminar on Upgrading of Informal Settlements (20 points)
Research Methods (10 points)
Research Report (90 points)