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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Marilyn Waite

Marilyn Waite

Sustainable textiles: the role of bamboo and a comparison of bamboo textile properties

Read more at: Luka Vukotic

Luka Vukotic

An Assessment of Building Structural Elements Lifecycle Embodied Energy and CO2 Emissions

Read more at: Montine Swikert

Montine Swikert

Re-evaluating the Biodiesel Production Process: A Cradle-to-Cradle Approach

Read more at: Umashankar Sreenivasamurthy

Umashankar Sreenivasamurthy

GHG Emission Regulations for the Indian Iron and Steel Sector

Read more at: Andrew Skelton

Andrew Skelton

Impact Analysis of Post-Kyoto Protocol Climate Policy on Developing Countries

Read more at: Tara Shirvani

Tara Shirvani

Implementation of Kyoto Protocol in the Iranian oil industry

Read more at: Kanchan Sharma

Kanchan Sharma

Eco Towns as Drivers for low carbon future: Dunsfold Park

Read more at: Jane Reddick

Jane Reddick

A Critical Analysis of Corporate Sustainability Reporting of Joint Ventures

Read more at: Bodhi Rader

Bodhi Rader

Vehicle-to-Grid Technology in the UK: Combining Transport and Electricity Models

Read more at: Jason Porter

Jason Porter

Options for Using Biomass for Electricity Generation in England


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.