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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Abdul Mudassir

Sustainability Assessment of Resource Recovery Parks for Post Mining Regeneration of Cornwall, UK

Andrew Parker

An analysis of the relationship between post-earthquake relief and development in central Asia, focusing on water and sanitation

Caroline Roques (nee Bicocchi)

Decentralised Wastewater Treatment to Meet the Requirements of Rapid Development Areas

Catherine Mulligan

The Impact of Telecommunications

Emil Takyi

A Strategy for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Procedures in Accra, Ghana

Emily Schwartz

Environmental Assessment of Silent Aircraft Technologies

Emily Warren

In-situ remediation of groundwater pollution using photocatalysis

Emmanuel Bekoe

Investigation of Ecological footprinting as a measure of sustainability: its application to educational institutions

Fat Kee Leung For Sang

Assessing the Use of Bamboo for Low-Cost Housing

Francis Kemausuor

Comparative Study of Waste Management Strategies in Cambridgeshire and Kumasi

Jason Hayman

Attracting investment in electricity generation technologies: Strategies for improving the competitiveness of the marine energy sector

Jennifer Bitting

A Methodology and Evaluation Tool for Comparing Post-construction Storm Water Best Management Practises

Jeong Hwa Yi

Implementation of Strategic Environmental Assessment: A Case Study of Round 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Jeremy Douglas

Sustainable Options for Diversion of Waste from Landfill in Durban, South Africa

Jonathan Cullen

Technologies for the Reuse of Printed Paper in the Office

Jonathan Di Muro

Analysis of the effects of US and EU environmental policy on Mobile source pollution

Justin Bishop

A technical feasibility study of the adoption of photovoltaics by a remote suburban community

Katie Chan

Drivers and Barriers of Low-Carbon Technological Innovations in the European Iron and Steel Sector

Kirsten Henson

Can development aid be effective in achieving sustainable outcomes?

Mayoma Onwochei (ne Ekeruche)

Stand by solar power for domestic and small business use in Nigeria: a case study of Warri, Delta State

Olivia Chassais

Intestinal parasites in Bangladesh

Peng Wang

A life cycle assessment of mobile phone components

Saima Aziz Mirza

Sustainable rainforest management in Malaysia

Simon Lamb

Sustainable Assessment Techniques for UK Highway infrastructure

Thomas Schmitz

Sustainable Energy Strategies for Afghanistan

Timothy Ryce

BREEAM vs LEED: a detailed analysis of two sustainability Assessment tools

Wen Hui (Grace) Teoh

Technical review of implementing the WEEE Directive in the United Kingdom

Wolfgang Salas Restrepo

Guidelines for best practices in sustainable engineering projects in Colombia

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.