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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

The University of Cambridge's Centre for Sustainable Development invites prospective students to a live online information session on the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development. The session will include a presentation on the course and will give you a chance to ask questions of the course staff.

Four sessions are offered, with morning and afternoon sessions available on both Friday 17th and Friday 24th November 2023 at 09:00 and 16:00 London time (GMT) each day.


Please register your interest for one of the sessions below and we will send you more information.

Friday 17th November, 9am GMT:  ESD MPhil Open Session, 17th Nov, 09:00 GMT 

Friday 17th November, 4pm GMT:  ESD MPhil Open Session, 17th Nov, 16:00 GMT


Friday 24th November, 9am GMT:  ESD MPhil Open Session, 24th Nov, 09:00 GMT 

Friday 24th November, 4pm GMT:  ESD MPhil Open Session, 24th Nov, 16:00 GMT


We look forward to meeting you on the day!



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.