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O que eu aprenderei?

This postgraduate programme embeds sustainability and sustainable development deep within the mind-set of engineers, providing them with the skills to design and construct new technologies, and envision engineering solutions that embrace the challenges of global sustainable development.

Course outline and modules

This course aims to develop globally minded and socially aware engineers that are future agents of change, able to innovate and bring forward more holistic solutions that meet the needs of societies without discrimination while protecting our natural resources.

Through a balanced provision of fundamental and technical knowledge, practical application, students will be equipped with the necessary qualitative and quantitative analytical tools and skills, and further develop essential professional skills, that will enable them to tackle the evolving, complex local and global sustainable development issues and challenges.

The role of professional engineers in sustainability and sustainable development is vital; working to improve people’s quality of life, welfare and health and safety, they provide options and solutions that minimise environmental impact and maximise the sustainability of natural resources. Naturally then, this role is significantly influenced by the opportunities and challenges that accompany sustainability. These challenges include the depletion of resources, environmental pollution, rapid population growth, and damage to ecosystems.

To tackle these growing challenges, engineers are increasingly required to adopt a wider, more global perspective than a purely environmental approach that embraces the 17 sustainable development goals as set out by the UN. This presents engineers with significant opportunities to promote change by means of global connections, sharing of experience and best-practice, and leadership of increasingly multi-disciplinary teams across the world.

With this in mind, the proposed programme is designed with the primary focus of embedding sustainability and sustainable development deep within the mind-set of engineers from all disciplines and industrial sectors, where the skills to design and construct new technologies that embrace the challenges of sustainable development are of critical importance.

What you'll learn

Through an integrated approach of Multi-/Inter-disciplinary, Real-World Problem-Based Learning and collaboration with our industrial partners and network, this course will enable engineers to innovate and bring forward more holistic solutions that meet human needs while protecting our natural resources, by equipping students with the necessary tools and skills in critical thinking, communication, team working, leadership, research, project management, and innovation that are required to produce globally minded and socially aware engineers that are future agents of change, furnished with attitudes of service to engineer a sustainable world.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Aston University

Opções de estudo

Período integral (12 meses)

Valores
£19.150,00 (R$ 123.652) por ano
Esta é uma taxa fixa

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

26 Setembro 2022

Localização

Aston University

Aston Triangle,

Birmingham,

B4 7ET, England

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students need to have a good GPA (normally at least 3.0) in both overall and in individual courses from a regionally accredited institution as well as: have taken advanced-level courses in appropriate subjects; have accumulated sufficient credits in major courses (typically between 30 - 54). If they are applying for finance, engineering or science based subjects, they must have studied a similar field in their undergraduate degree. For MBA, students can come from any subject background, but should have a good GPA (normally at least 3.0) in both overall and in individual courses from a regionally accredited institution as well as: have taken advanced-level courses in appropriate subjects; have accumulated sufficient credits in major courses (typically between 30 - 54); and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

Para estudantes internacionais

A 2.2 in a first degree (BEng/BSc) in engineering or a related science and/or technology discipline. IELTS 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each area ; an overall TOEFL score of 93 (Reading 18, Writing 23, Listening 19, Speaking 19).

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

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A Aston University é uma das principais universidades com foco profissional no Reino Unido, fornecendo experiências reais a todos os alunos.

  • Universidade do Ano (Guardian 2020)
  • Universidade Empreendedora Excepcional (THE Awards, 2020)
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  • Localizada em Birmingham (a 2ª maior cidade do Reino Unido)

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