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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
 
Read more at: Craig Henderson

Craig Henderson

SUSTAINABILITY IN AUSTRALIAN PIPELINE DESIGN


Read more at: Nicholas Copeland

Nicholas Copeland

Energy, Water, and Land Use in Texas: A case study of water resources in two Texan metropolises


Read more at: Brittany Coff

Brittany Coff

Evaluating the Effectiveness and Sustainability of NGO Activities: A Case Study in Zambia


 

Course Overview

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.