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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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ESD MPhil Students hand in dissertations 2016

last modified May 16, 2019 07:19 PM
ESD MPhil Students hand in dissertations 2016

Photo credit: Pit Ngai Choi

to the 2016 ESD MPhil cohort who handed in their dissertations by Friday 26th August. 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.