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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Presentations 2016

last modified Jun 29, 2016 10:22 AM
ESD MPhil Dissertation Presentations 2016

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The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 11 – 13 July 2016 in LT0, Engineering Department.

Schedule attached

Key Themes of the Course

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.