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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Nick Wordsworth

Nick Wordsworth

Staff awareness is the dominant factor in pursuing sustainable development

Read more at: Victoria Selska

Victoria Selska

The impact of oil extraction and transport on the marine environment

Read more at: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos

Panagiotis Nikolopoulos

Fluid Mechanics of geothermal heat pumps

Read more at: Debbie Ngoi Yih Lau

Debbie Ngoi Yih Lau

An evaluation of the sustainability and challenges of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge

Read more at: Faye Karababa

Faye Karababa

Civil emergency management planning for natural disasters (earthquakes)

Read more at: Amy Embury Jones Satrom

Amy Embury Jones Satrom

Sustainability and high-level asset investment in the UK water industry

Read more at: Jay Golden

Jay Golden

A sustainability assessment of the semi-conductor industry

Read more at: Pierre Frederic Gaudillat

Pierre Frederic Gaudillat

Challenges to implementation of a hydrogen infrastructure for sustainable automotive transportation

Read more at: Sophie Marie-Odile Jablonski

Sophie Marie-Odile Jablonski

Climate change policy: Financing and structuring considerations for CDM/JI projects

Read more at: Simon Ford

Simon Ford

Relationship between manufacturers and consumers in achieving sustainable consumption

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.