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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge

 

Congratulations ESD MPhil 16-17 Submission Day

last modified Sep 13, 2017 11:41 AM
ESD MPhil hand in 25th August 2017
Congratulations ESD MPhil 16-17 Submission Day

Student Hand in 2017

Many congratulations to all the ESD MPhil students for successfully handing in their dissertations on Friday 25th August 2017.

We've never had hand in by punt before!

 Photo credits: Ray Siems and Will Van Der Byl

Student fall in 1

Student fall in 2

 

 

Key Themes of the Course

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.