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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions



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Funding opportunity available for students from Africa

25 November 2022

The Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil is one of the courses that is eligible for funding under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Cambridge . The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is designed to provide talented students from economically marginalised and hard-to-reach communities in Africa with...

Additional online information sessions and Q&A for prospective MPhil students:18th November 2022.

14 November 2022

The University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development invites prospective students to a live online information session on the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. The session will include a presentation on the course and will give you a chance to ask questions of the course staff. Two new sessions...

Live online information session and Q&A for prospective MPhil students, 4th and 11th November 2022.

1 November 2022

The University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development invites prospective students to a live online information session on the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. The session will include a presentation on the course and will give you a chance to ask questions of the course staff. 4 sessions are...

Course Overview

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.