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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge

 

ESD Students hand in Dissertations August 15

last modified Sep 02, 2015 11:42 AM

Congratulations to the 2015 ESD MPhil cohort who handed in their dissertations by Friday 28th August.

Photo credit: Sandra Asgrimsdottir

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.

 

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