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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Freyja Yeatman Ómarsdóttir

Freyja Yeatman Ómarsdóttir

Option analysis and design of a renewable energy system for Flatey, a remote island in Iceland

Read more at: James Wark

James Wark

Evaluating rural water management schemes: Optimising Natural Flood Management (NFM) benefits using AHP

Read more at: Glenda Vergeer

Glenda Vergeer

The reality for sustainable cities across Africa by 2050: An assessment of urban mobility provision as a driver for development

Read more at: Josephine Tumwesige

Josephine Tumwesige

Sustainable development, climate change, and renewable energy in rural Sub-Saharan Africa: The impact of rural electrification on rural-urban migration in Uganda

Read more at: Caroline Still

Caroline Still

The sustainability of vertical farming: Managing the uncertainties of a nascent industry

Read more at: Heikal Saleh

Heikal Saleh

Aquifer storage of stormwater as a drought mitigation strategy

Read more at: Joseph Ruxton

Joseph Ruxton

Smart infrastructure and its impact on urban resilience

Read more at: Orlando Román García

Orlando Román García

A system-of-systems approach for national infrastructure planning: Integrating governance and modelling for infrastructure systems in Saint Lucia

Read more at: Andrea Reyes Hernández

Andrea Reyes Hernández

The impact of the renewable energy transition on corporate sustainability

Read more at: Aikaterini Plesia - Efstathopoulou

Aikaterini Plesia - Efstathopoulou

Comparison of centralised and decentralised wastewater systems

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.