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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Daniel Constable

Daniel Constable

Barriers to effective decision making in the UK water industry: A qualitative study of a UK water utility company

Read more at: Thomas Cernev

Thomas Cernev

A systems analysis of the sustainable development goals: Risk, tipping points, and critical dependencies

Read more at: Annika Thandiwe Brouwer

Annika Thandiwe Brouwer

Building resilient food aid systems in humanitarian crises: How do humanitarian food aid systems promote food security for refugees and how can these systems be improved to be more resilient? A case study of Athens.

Read more at: Yau Ben-Or

Yau Ben-Or

Value exchange: A new business module for scaling up energy access


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.