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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Daniel Gallagher 2011-12

Daniel Gallagher 2011-12

Daniel Gallagher, Clare College, 2011

Read more at: Leonie van Beek, 2011 - 12

Leonie van Beek, 2011 - 12

Leonie van Beek, Wolfson College, 2011

Read more at: Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni 2011-12

Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni 2011-12

Mara-Tafadzwa Makoni, Hughes Hall 2011-12

Read more at: Stephanie Hirmer 2011 - 12

Stephanie Hirmer 2011 - 12

Stephanie Hirmer, Sidney Sussex College, 2011

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.