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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge


Site Visits

Throughout the year students have many opportunities to participate in a range of site visits to relevant sites and organisations.  Recent examples include:


  • Potton Kingspan
  • Severn Trent Water Anaerobic Digestion Plant, Coleshill
  • Ironbridge Bioresource Power Station
  • ARUP
  • Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth
  • Practical Action, Rugby
  • Rheidol Hydro and Rheidol Wind Farm
  • Dulas, Machynlleth
  • Canolfan Hyddgen, Machynlleth
  • Aberystwyth University: (Bio-refining facility)
  • National Grid, Wokingham
  • Thameswey Energy Station, Woking
  • 2012 Olympic Park, Stratford, East London
  • RES Ltd Kings Langley
  • Building Research Establishment, Innovation Park, Watford
  • Halcrow Consulting Engineers, Burderop Park, Swindon
  • Buro Happold, Bath
  • Hockerton Housing Project, Nottinghamshire
  • The Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
  • Imerys China Clay, St Austell, Cornwall
  • Heartlands restoration project, Pool, Cornwall
  • Cranfield University, Silsoe Handpump Maintenance Site
  • Four Burrows Wind Farm (RES)
  • Bear’s Down Wind Farm (nPower Renewables)
  • A303 at Stonehenge
  • M3 at Twyford Down
  • A3 at Hindhead
  • MBA Polymers

Mid Wales Fieldtrip 2013

Photo: Pankaj Arora


Photo credit: Cruickshank