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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge

About the Programme: Images and Files

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Hockerton Rooftop

 
Dissertation submission August 2015

 
Fishbank Exercise

 
Select Committee Session Dec 2016

 
Field Trip to Wales 2012

 
Mid-Wales field trip 2013

 
Role Play Session 2013

 
Regulation Debate

 
Role Play Session 2014

 
Flooding Role Play

 
MPhil Field Trip

 
Practitioner Viewpoint Series

 
Alumni Conference Tea 2014

 
Engineering Education in Sustainable Development 2010

Engineering Education in Sustainable Development, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 19-22, 2010 Exploring Key Sustainable Development Themes Through Learning Activities Heather Cruickshank, Richard Fenner

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Exploring key sustainable development themes through learning activities

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MPhil Programme Structure 2020-21

 
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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.