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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Katherine Bruce, 2016-2017

Katherine Bruce, 2016-2017

Katherine Bruce, Peterhouse, 2016-2017 Katherine previously studied a master’s degree in chemical engineering at Heriot-Watt University. Before joining the course, she spent two years working in the UAE for an oil and gas contractor. Her role involved working for the Prelude project, currently the...

Read more at: Joao Costa 2016-17

Joao Costa 2016-17

Joao Costa, Darwin College, 2016-17

Read more at: Steve Phillips, 2016-2017

Steve Phillips, 2016-2017

Steve Phillips, Wolfson College, 2016-2017

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.