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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Daniel Ukasoanya

Daniel Ukasoanya

Waste to Energy as a Sustainable Circular Model for Developing Contexts: A Comparative Study between the UK and Ethiopia

Read more at: Olivia Thurstun-Crees

Olivia Thurstun-Crees

Waste in the Food Supply Chain: A Case Study of the UK Salmon Industry

Read more at: Costanza Sironi

Costanza Sironi

A Critical Approach to the Theory of Change Based on Gender Equality

Read more at: Weijia Shi

Weijia Shi

Sustainability Implications of the Internet of Things (IoT): Towards a Framework for Embedding Sustainability in IoT Systems Design

Read more at: Morgan Sheil

Morgan Sheil

Stock Exchange Listing Rules for the 21st Century: Climate Change and Modern Sustainability

Read more at: Airi Ryu

Airi Ryu

Reinventing Post-Natural Disaster Shelter Provision: Evaluating the Potential of Existing Accommodation as Alternative Shelter in Urban Emergency Response

Read more at: Andrea Carolina Rosero Cascante

Andrea Carolina Rosero Cascante

Strengthening the Relationship Between Agriculture and Poverty Alleviation: a Case Study of Cocoa Smallholders in Ecuador

Read more at: Sonola Onasanya

Sonola Onasanya

Solid Waste Pollution in Lagos, Nigeria: An Analysis of the Social, Technical and Economic barriers to Market-Driven Solutions

Read more at: Meena Matharu

Meena Matharu

Socio-economic Analysis of Urban Sprawl Patterns and Air Pollution at the Urban Fringe in Developing Megacities: An Urban Ecosystems Valuation Analysis, with a Case Study of Delhi

Read more at: Alexandre L'Heureux

Alexandre L'Heureux

Enabling an Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem in a Resource-Constrained Environment: a Case Study of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

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.