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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Mauricia Nambatya

Mauricia Nambatya

Investigating the Rationale for Material Selection in Tropical Housing Projects in Uganda: A Case for Interlocking Stabilised Soil Blocks (ISSB) Technology.

Read more at: Wen Liu

Wen Liu

Analysis of Sustainable Product Service Systems Within Chinese Manufacturing Industries.

Read more at: Sungmin Jung

Sungmin Jung

A Study on the Effectiveness of Environmental Regulations in Causing Investment in Environmental Projects: Focus on the Korean Steel Industry under GHG Regulations.

Read more at: Sadman Islam

Sadman Islam

Identification and optimization of conditions required for systems interactions in Green Infrastructures: A case study in Newcastle of Sustainable Urbran Drainage Systems.

Read more at: Matias Hanel

Matias Hanel

Sustainability Assessment of Desaliation Plants Powered with Renewable Energy: A Case Study of the Antofagasta Region in Chile.

Read more at: Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton

Understanding the effects of GDP growth on the six largest sub-Saharan African countries and the implications to CO2 emissions in the region.

Read more at: Fotis Fotiadis

Fotis Fotiadis

Exploring Business Models in Distributed Power Generation: A Customer Based Research.

Read more at: Olanrewaju Durosinmi-Etti

Olanrewaju Durosinmi-Etti

Exploring Qualitative & Quantitative Approaches to Reducing Infrastrucure Investment Risk in Africa

Read more at: Lloyd Chua

Lloyd Chua

Sustainability as a Defence Capability: Assessing Sustainable Development and Climate Change Strategies for Singapore.

Read more at: Pauline Chone

Pauline Chone

Insect Adhesion on Micro-Rough Surfaces


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.