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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: J Wicker

J Wicker

Changing to Low Carbon Buildings: A critical analysis of the viability and effectiveness of European Directives in the building sector to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Read more at: J Ward-Waller

J Ward-Waller

Overcoming barriers to sustainable transport in U.S. cities – a case study of cycling in Philadelphia

Read more at: Jimena Villegas

Jimena Villegas

Comparison Analysis of Green and Conventional Products

Read more at: J Tuccillo

J Tuccillo

Distributed Renewable Generation of Electricity in Argentina: a technology roadmap

Read more at: Damian Tomic

Damian Tomic

Embedding Environmental Awareness in Schools: Analysis of the impact of implementing environmental technology and environmental certification schemes

Read more at: Ralph Thompson

Ralph Thompson

Formalising Sustainable Practice: Increasing the scale of a rainwater harvesting project in Mexico City

Read more at: H. Alejandro Tardel Bustamante

H. Alejandro Tardel Bustamante

Sustainability Considerations for the Post Earthquake and Tsunami Response in Chilean Coastal Communities: The Case of the Licantén Municipality

Read more at: Ye Tao

Ye Tao

River Basin Water Resource Management in Taihu Lake Basin: an institutional assessment

Read more at: J Tan

J Tan

Scenario Planning for Urban Development in the United Arab Emirates

Read more at: Warit Taechajinda

Warit Taechajinda

An analysis of the short-term future of ethanol blended gasoline for Thailand's transport

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.