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Centre for Alternative Technology

Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9AZ (View on Map)
+44(0)1654 705950
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The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is located in Wales and has been pioneering sustainability practice in the UK for over 40 years. The courses are run by a community of people with expert knowledge in a range of fields including:

  • Sustainability
  • Architecture
  • Low Impact Building
  • Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Science
Graduate School of the Environment

Students are encouraged to understand environmental solutions through their learning at CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment. The MSc courses allow students a choice of modules with the option to study full time or part time. Courses are studied through a series of residential visits to the Graduate School where you will be required to stay for five nights at a time. This is designed for students to escape daily life and fully immerse themselves into learning new practices.

Flexible Learning

Whilst students will gain a full experience with guest lecturers attending the five night stays, the course materials can also be accessible online meaning that students can study via distance learning.

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