Sustainability and Behaviour Change, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Centre for Alternative Technology | Machynlleth, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus Online

Sustainability and Behaviour Change

18 months
8720 GBP/year
7310 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


On the Sustainability and Behaviour Change program from Centre for Alternative Technology, get to grips with sustainability, social change and behaviour change theories at all levels: personal, organisational, community, institutional and governmental, drawing on theories of behavioural science, and social and systems models.


Through studying local, national and global case studies of behaviour and environmental change, you will develop your own skills in leadership and communication that will enable you to implement environmental change on a variety of levels. Apply now to the Sustainability and Behaviour Change program offered by Centre for Alternative Technology.

Why study at CAT?

Benefit from over 40 years’ sustainability experience

CAT is a world-leading eco centre and a pioneer in researching and teaching practical solutions for sustainability, with nearly 50 years’ experience in low-impact building, energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable food production, natural resource management and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability and Adaptation: Concepts and Planning
  • Theoretical Approaches to Transformational Social Change
  • Communicating Transformational Social Change
  • Politics and Economics of the Environment
  • Applied Research Design
  • MSc Dissertation
  • Buildings and People
  • Cities and Communities
  • Energy Provision

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

We ask for a Bachelor’s degree or knowledge and skills equivalent to degree standard.

IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8720 GBP per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7310 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7310 GBP per year during 18 months.

Prior to the commencement of the course, a £50 non-refundable deposit must be paid alongside the completion of the pre-enrolment form.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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