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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Carlos Younes

Carlos Younes

Sustainability in a Temporary Situation: A Case Study of Water Service Delivery to Syrian Refugees in Akkar, North Lebanon.

Read more at: Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

An investigation of Social Risk during the construction of large infrastructure in developing economies.

Read more at: Tariq Sipra

Tariq Sipra

Resilience based Futureproofing for Sustainable Railway Infrastructure

Read more at: Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh

Decentralised Solar Power in Communities and businesses in South Asia: Aspirational Technologies Management framework for Rural India under Micro-Grids

Read more at: Vincent Sakeni

Vincent Sakeni

A Sociological Analysis of Energy Efficiency in the UK Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry.

Read more at: Felipe Repetto

Felipe Repetto

Present and future challenges of infrastructure developments in the coast of Chile.

Read more at: Thanura Rabel

Thanura Rabel

An Economic and Resilience Analysis of Hybrid Energy Systems using Optimisation Modelling.

Read more at: Jack Priestman

Jack Priestman

Urban Mobility in London.

Read more at: Samantha Passmore

Samantha Passmore

Pathways to a Business Model for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Education Services: A Case Study in Honduras.

Read more at: Thomas Niven

Thomas Niven

Evaluating the Sustainability of Small Town Reliance on Runoff Water Sources: A Case Study in Northern India.


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.