Who comes on our courses?
What did our students do before studying at CAT?
Our students come from an amazing variety of backgrounds bringing a diverse range of experiences, which contribute enormously to the whole learning experience.
Ages range from 21 to over 70. Many of our mature students are looking to change career or incorporate knowledge about sustainable systems into their present jobs and lives.
MSc Renewable Energy and the Built Environment.
Educational backgrounds include Chemistry, Physics, Information Technology, Electrical and Mechanical engineering, Geology and Mining, Civic Design and Planning, Renewable Technologies and Architecture.
Work /life experience includes Energy Manager MOD, Service Personnel, Design and Manufacturing, Renewable Energy Installer, Barrister, Broker International Petroleum Exchange, Airline Pilot, Systems Engineer, Forestry Commission, Homoeopathist, Technical Producer Theatre, Chemistry teacher, Urban Planner, NGO Low cost cooker development, Systems Analyst, Doctor, Thermo fluid engineer, H.E. Technician, Lighting Technician, University Lecturer and much more.
MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies
Educational backgrounds include Economics, Business and Management, Sociology, Carpentry, Physical Geography, History, Computer Science, Architectural engineering and technology, Aerospace engineering, Modern History and Politics, Mathematics, Architecture, Environmental Science, Earth Science, Politics and Philosophy, Photography and Filming, Music Technology, History of Art and Automotive Engineering.
Work/life experience includes IT Consultant, Plumber, Architectural Technician, Book Seller, Photographer, GP, House Refurbisher, Offshore Wind Farm Developer, Air Traffic Controller, Accountant, Clay Plasterer, Cobbler, Straw bale Builder, Farmer, Energy Utility Consultant, Design Architect, Ski Instructor, Textile Designer, Architect, Civil Servant, Artist, Automotive Engineer, Events Coordinator, Research Scientist, Army Reservist, Timber Frame Builder, Interior Designer, PV Installer, Waste Prevention Officer, Student and much more.
Professional Diploma Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies
Educational backgrounds include BA Architectural Studies, BSc Architecture and Environmental Design, BA Architecture, BA Architecture and Planning, MA Architecture: Sustainable Design Architecture, MEng Architecture and Environmental Design, and MSc Environmental Design of Buildings.
Work/life experience includes working in an architects firm and on community gardens, Hotel Receptionist, Waitress, Housewife, Architecture practice, Local Council in corporate property, retail for Apple, Design Company which designed Architectural metalwork & components, Research consultant, County Council - trainee architect, Landscape and property enhancement, Self-employed architect, timber framer, volunteer in Africa, teaching yoga and volunteering in Bulgaria and much more.