Foundation Degree in Housing and Sustainable Communities

Course Overview

This Foundation Degree is ideal for individuals who aspire to managerial roles or who have recently been promoted into such a position and would like to achieve CIH chartered status*.

This course is delivered in partnership with Wrexham Glyndŵr University.

Duration: Two years


* Chartered membership can only be gained through completion of university courses such as this one. CIH chartered membership is a demonstration of your housing expertise, commitment and ethical standards. Put simply, chartered membership is the hallmark of your success in housing. It is the recognition that you are a fully qualified, competent and committed housing professional.

Updated September 2020

Entry Requirements

Employment within the sector and/or a Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Level 4 qualifcation.

A pre-course interview will be required.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered over 24 days of study (9am-4pm) over the course of a year if you have completed the CIH Level 4 Certificate for the Housing Profession/Housing, which grants advanced standing for 60 Level 4 credits and you have a successful RPL/RPEL application from Glyndŵr University for the remaining 60 Level 4 credits.

Additional Information

The course cost is £4,500 (however you could be eligible for funding assistance via student loans (from £2,625).

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*Please note that the tuition fees stated are for the 2020-21 academic year and are subject to increase for future years of study. Please see the university’s website for further information.

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