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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Gina Littlefair

Gina Littlefair

Measuring the Impact of Temporary Buildings on People and Planet

Read more at: Ridong Liu

Ridong Liu

From Electronic Waste in China to Sustainable Product Designs and Innovations

Read more at: Joseph Mulligan

Joseph Mulligan

An Evaluation of the International Hydropower Association’s (IHA) Sustainability Assessment Protocol (SAP)

Read more at: (Hoang Ai) Phuong Nguyen

(Hoang Ai) Phuong Nguyen

Sustainability Assessment of Fisheries Governance

Read more at: Kyrea Mwangi Njuguna

Kyrea Mwangi Njuguna

Achieving a sustainable regional strategy for localised power production, incorporating renewable energy, in developing nations

Read more at: Chrisitan Rodriguez

Chrisitan Rodriguez

Analysis of the impacts of a quota market on the Chilean electricity market: A renewable energy perspective

Read more at: Duane Rowe

Duane Rowe

Planning Towards a More Sustainable Future Electricity Generation System in Jamaica

Read more at: Chris Roe

Chris Roe

A Critique of Emerging Standards in the Voluntary Market for Carbon Offsets

Read more at: Eskandarian Samsudin

Eskandarian Samsudin

Sustainability Reporting: review in the oil and gas industry

Read more at: Bettina Schreck

Bettina Schreck

Optimal Scale and Technological Options for the Sustainable Production of Biodiesel


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.