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Sustainable Architecture MArch (Part 2) course at Centre for Alternative Technology

The Sustainable Architecture MArch (Part 2) course at Centre for Alternative Technology teaches students the core principles of sustainable architecture.

School: Graduate School of the Environment, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)
Course: Sustainable Architecture March (Part 2)
Location: Machynlleth, Wales
Course dates: September 2024 to June 2026 full-time or September 2024 to August 2027 part-time
Application deadline: 12 June 2024

With sustainability at its core, the Sustainable Architecture MArch course allows students to respond more quickly to the urgent need for a greater understanding of sustainability issues in the built environment.

This highly practical course allows you to combine design-based academic study with hands-on learning, expanding your critical awareness of current architectural and environmental problems.

It will enable you to develop new insights, drawing on the skills and knowledge of in-house experts and external designers, and sustainable architects.

Monthly intensive residential study weeks at CAT offer students an immersive learning experience, studying in award-winning buildings made from earth, straw, hemp, and timber, all designed with environmental impact in mind.

Available full-time for 22 months or part-time over three years the course structure has been designed to accommodate students who wish to maintain a limited amount of employment or other commitments.

Full-time students spend an average of 35 hours per week on their studies, attending CAT for one week every month and supported through online study.

This course is created and delivered by CAT and is validated by the University of East London (UEL).

Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an ARB Master of Architecture (MArch) by UEL and CAT.

Find out more about the course and apply ›

Top image: Students complete a group design and build project in their first year of study allowing them to explore the practical aspects of implementing designs and construction in practice. The image shows one such project in construction for a modular workspaces for students or exhibition displays at CAT. Design by CAT graduate Freya Bruce.

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