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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge

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ESD YouTube Video Global Challenges, Engineering Solutions

We asked three Cambridge 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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Course Overview

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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.