Graduate School of the Environment at Centre for Alternative Technology

Graduate School at the Centre for Alternative Technology
New Skills for a New Future


Apply now for September 2014

Postgraduate Study

In the last ten years our courses have done more than any other to change the landscape of environmental discourse. Join us and join the debate.

MSc Sustainability and Adaptation
MSc Sustainability and Adaptation

CAT is launching an important and exciting range of new courses considering the causation, seriousness, and urgency of the threat posed by Climate Change and the factors that influence sustainability thinking and adaptation planning.

MSc Renewable Energy and the Built Environment

MSc Renewable Energy and the Built Environment (REBE)

This programme examines the theory and practice of renewable energy technologies in depth, with special reference to the built environment.

Professional Diploma in Architecture

Professional Diploma in Architecture with Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies

This course is designed for architecture students who already have Part 1 exemption and who wish to study for the Part 2 examination whilst developing an appropriate philosophical approach to design through the specialism of environment and energy.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We also offer individual modules on our short course programme, which could be ideal for improving knowledge and skills in specific areas covered by the above courses. The Graduate School of the Environment is an accredited CPD provider. Please request details at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

CAT Short Courses

Short courses

In addition to our postgraduate courses, the Centre for Alternative Technology offers a variety of short residential courses covering a range of sustainability issues. Courses on renewable energy, environmentally friendly building techniques, and water and sanitation solutions can help you learn more about sustainable ways of living, and allow you to put your ideas into practice.

Inspiring location             Flexible learning             Sustainability at its core