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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge


Congratulations ESD MPhil 17-18 Submission Day

last modified May 16, 2019 10:27 PM
ESD MPhil hand in 31st August 2018
Congratulations ESD MPhil 17-18 Submission Day

Photo Credit: Owen

Many congratulations to all the ESD MPhil students for successfully handing in their dissertations on Friday 31st  August 2018. Well done for all your hard work.

Course Overview


The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.


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.


An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.


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.