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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Martin Elton

Martin Elton

Critical Review of the Mine Closure Policy in Chile

Read more at: Joel Westberg

Joel Westberg

Evaluation of the Potential, Benefits and Risks of Self Supply Water

Read more at: Kan Wang

Kan Wang

Sustainability Analysis of Solar PV Industry in China

Read more at: Daniel Vieira

Daniel Vieira

Policies to Encourage the Sustainable Development of Brazilian Electricity System with Distributed Generation

Read more at: Prashanth Venkataramana

Prashanth Venkataramana

Evaluation of Energy Codes for Buildings and Building Performance Rating Systems in India

Read more at: Jose Andres Vallejo-Bermeo

Jose Andres Vallejo-Bermeo

Factors and interdependences of low-cost sustainable housing in the developing world in the context of Ecuador

Read more at: Jose Antonio Valdivieso

Jose Antonio Valdivieso

Incorporating the sustainable dimension into undergraduate engineering programmes in South America, with specific reference to mining engineering in Chile

Read more at: Andrew Sullivan

Andrew Sullivan

Tidal Energy on a Global Scale: Feasibility and Contribution to Energy Growth in the Developing World

Read more at: Jacqueline Stenson

Jacqueline Stenson

New product introduction strategies in eastern Africa: A framework for diffusing appropriate technology

Read more at: Tomas Steinacker

Tomas Steinacker

Sustainability in the Food Retail Industry

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.