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Evaluation of the sustainable development graduation track at Delft University of Technology

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Abstract:

This paper evaluates the sustainable development graduation track at TU Delft. This track can be followed by all students of TU Delft. It consists of an interdisciplinary colloquium 'Technology in Sustainable Development', 300 h of self-chosen courses on sustainable development and a graduation project in which sustainable development is integrated. This paper deals with the numbers of students that follow the track, with the results of a questionnaire among the students, and with the jobs students have found after graduation. Our main conclusions are that about 50 students start the sustainable development track each year, which is more than initially intended; that two thirds of the sustainable development graduates completely integrate sustainable development into their graduation project; that the students feel that the sustainable development certificate adds value to their graduation and that many of them find jobs within the sustainable development field.

Keywords: evaluation; graduation track; sustainable development

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03043790801980276

Affiliations: Technology Dynamics & Sustainable Development Department, TU Delft, BX Delft, The Netherlands

Publication date: May 1, 2008

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