MSc Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management

Fees and Funding

These fees are for the September 2017 intake:


Tuition fees


UK/EEA Resident Students

International Students*

Full MSc (180 credits)




Alternative awards:


Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)



Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)




Accommodation, food and service fees

Prices for accommodation during residential modules (modules typically last five days):

  • Stay in a shared twin en suite room in CAT's award-winning WISE building: £125 per module week attendance
  • Stay in bunkhouse-style shared accommodation: £75 per module week attendance

On-site meals can also be provided in the café at CAT. Students should budget an estimated £125 per module week attendance for on-site meals.

Students on this course should also budget a further estimated £500 for the purchase of a ‘CAT-in-a-box’ containing data-collecting equipment, to be paid no later than the last working day of the September of your intake year. You should be aware that there may be additional import duties and sales taxes related to shipping for non-‘Home’ students. More information will be published and distributed to Sustainability in Energy Provision and Demand Management applicants closer to the September 2017 intake.

Please see the Fees Terms and Conditions for more information.


Postgraduate loans

CAT MSc students may be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan (£10,280 in 2017/18) to cover both tuition fees and living costs via Student Finance England or Student Finance Wales.

Unfortunately Scotland and Northern Ireland have confirmed that they are not currently offering postgraduate loans for courses from alternative providers like CAT.


Our scholarships and bursaries

We are occasionally able to offer scholarships and bursaries to help towards tuition and other fees. Available funding is listed below - please note that other funds may become available later in the year. If you would like to be notified of available funding please sign up to our newsletter using the form on the right of the page.

•    The Sir John Houghton Bursary is up to the value of £4,500 - for details of the 2017 award, please see the bursary page.

Please note: applications for 2017 have now closed and the bursary has been awarded.


Other funding

CAT students may also apply for:
The James Pantyfedwen Foundations Awards


(a) Applicants must have a permanent address in Wales at sometime during the three years immediately preceding the date of application (note that a term-time address as a college or university student in Wales does NOT fall within this category).


(b) At least one of the following:
(i) Applicants born in Wales
(ii) Applicants one or both of whose parents were born in Wales
(iii) Applicants who have for an aggregate period of not less than seven years been regular pupils or students at any educational institution(s) in Wales.
For full details in English please click here and in Welsh, please click here.

Find-a-Masters scholarships

Full details available at


*International students should note that we do not have a Tier 4 Sponsor licence, therefore International students who require student visas have the option of taking the course via distance learning. A mixture of residential and distance learning (blended learning) is possible if you are eligible for a 6-month student visa - for more information on eligibility, please visit

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