University of Nairobi (UoN)
Master of Arts in Housing and Administration
- Masters Program
- Duration : 2 years
A holder of a degree of at least Upper Second Class standing from the University of Nairobi, or an equivalent degree from another recognised university, in either architecture, surveying, civil engineering, building economics, land economics, estate management and related fields.
A holder of a degree in sociology, economics, geography or urban studies from the University of Nairobi or other recognised Universities of at least Upper Second Class or Equivalent, plus at least Upper Secon Class or Equivalent, plus at least two years of research, teaching or practical experience in housing administration, estate management or physical planning.
Consequently, the demand for specialised post-graduate education in Housing Administration has been expressed by public and private institutions.
The structure and content of the master of Arts in Housing and Administration programme at the University of Nairobi is such that participants will be encouraged to look at the housing problem not merely as the task of providing more houses, but also of ensuring efficient management of the existing housing stock, its correct utilisation, and its due care and maintenance.
The master of Arts in Housing and Administration programme at the University of Nairobi curriculum comprises of a two year programme leading to the award of the Master of Arts degree in Housing Administration.
The master of Arts in Housing and Administration programme at the University of Nairobi curriculum consists of lectures, coursework, seminars and project work: a written examination in six papers at the end of the first year, and a thesis submitted at the end of the second year.
Research Methodology, Housing Policy and Finance, Housing Design and Technology, Estate Management, Physical Planning, Land Economics, Management and Organisation.