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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Darren West

Darren West

Innovation for sustainable development in the UK electronics sector

Read more at: Keiichi Tetsuya

Keiichi Tetsuya

Hard and soft transport solutions sustainable mobility options

Read more at: Arcot Srilakshmi

Arcot Srilakshmi

e-waste management: problems and prospects in developing countries

Read more at: Saher Safi

Saher Safi

The potential for improved resource efficiency building contruction project

Read more at: Mario Rivera-Becerra

Mario Rivera-Becerra

A sustainable approach to change regulations for the manufacturing industry in Mexico

Read more at: Priti Parikh

Priti Parikh

An innovative approach to physical infrastructure as a means to overcoming poverty

Read more at: Mpumelelo Ncwadi

Mpumelelo Ncwadi

The review of Holcim's Corporate Sustainable Development Reporting

Read more at: Elie-Adrien Mouzon

Elie-Adrien Mouzon

Product & Business Practice Sustainability Assessment

Read more at: Sarah Mills

Sarah Mills

The Role of Desalination In The East Of England In 2025 And Beyond: A look at the water/energy connection

Read more at: Francis Mills

Francis Mills

Factors affecting future attempts to develop appropriate technology products in West Africa

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.