MS Housing

  • Title of Degree:

MS Housing & Community Development (MSHCD)

  • Duration: Two Years

 OVERVIEW:

      This program consists of qualification - the MS in Housing and Community Development. It is designed to meet the needs of people working, or looking to work, in the housing sector or in a closely related field. The MS HCD aims to provide students with a range of skills and knowledge needed by housing professionals,  further enhancing  analytical skills and also includes the examination of  housing systems and urban problems.

    
MS Housing & Community Development is based on four themes as follows:

  Socio-economic aspects of housing & planning

  Design & construction techniques

 Legal and financial governance

 Development & Management housing policies

PROGRAM AIMS

 To educate professionals for both public and private sector of housing in Pakistan and the Region

 To provide graduates with comprehensive insight of social, political, economic, legal and physical traditions within administering framework of housing issues and

 To enhance managerial skills of graduates with high level analytical approach for personal enhancement of the graduate as well as advanced progress of housing industry as a profession.

  • Eligibility / Pre-requisite Qualification:

(A) Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) accredited by PCATP

(B)  Bachelor of Science  in City and Regional Planning (B.Sc. CRP) accredited by PCATP

(C)  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.Sc. Civil Engineering) accredited  by PEC

(D) Bachelor of Building and Architectural Engineering accredited by PEC

(E)  Bachelor of Environmental Engineering accredited by PEC

 

Note:

Special Consideration will be given to the candidates with core interest for housing studies and their professional and academic relevance to the masters program.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR MS HCD  DEGREE

(a)  Every student will study at least nine subjects of three semester credit hours each and a Thesis of six semester credit hours.

(b)  A total of 33 credit hours are required to be successfully completed for award of MS HCD Degree.

(c)   Pre-requisite subjects are to be followed as given in Courses of Reading.

(d)  Thesis is to be evaluated/ approved by External and Internal Examiner.

 

 STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH USM:

School of Housing, Building & Planning (HBP) at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has been offering MSc Housing for a long ti Such exchange program will act as connecting bridge between community of both universities broadening their circle of knowledge, experiences and lifelong learning in all dimensions of housing industry in different urban contexts.

Altogether, it will excel the professional and academic profile of students.

 

 

Year(1)

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Code

Course Title

Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Code

Course Title

Cr. Hrs

Prerequisite

 

HCD 501

Planning &Housing Development

03

HCD 504

Housing Affordability

03

 

HCD 502

Housing Research Methodology

03

HCD 505

Housing Management & Finance

03

HCD 503

Housing Design

03

HCD

5XX

Elective- I

03

Semester Credit Hours: 09

Semester Credit Hours: 09

Year(2)

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Code

Course Title

Cr. Hrs.

Prerequisite

Code

Course Title

Cr. Hrs

Prerequisite

 

HCD 601

Housing Policy & Practice

03

HCD

603

Housing Thesis

 

HCD 602

Housing Case Study

03

HCD 6XX

Elective -II

03

Semester Credit Hours: 09

Semester Credit Hours: 06

 

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