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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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The Department asked three ESD MPhil students to summarise their dissertation topics and reveal what they thought of the course itself and how it has been of benefit to them.

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How to apply

All applications must be made through Graduate Admissions by the end of June, but those requiring funding should apply early.

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Jaspreet Singh (ESD 14-15) Initiative to Value Human Life

Jun 06, 2018

The Initiative to Value Human Life (IVHL) is a non-profit organisation seeking to better understand how the value of human lives are measured by individuals, corporations, governments and other organisations.

Menna Dessouki (ESD 15-16 ) presents at Resilient Cities 2018 conference

Jun 04, 2018

Menna Dessouki presented her MPhil dissertation poster at the Resilient Cities 2018 conference (the 9th Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation) in Bonn, Germany.

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Key Themes of the Course

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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.