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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Martina Colman

Martina Colman

Assessment of Key Factors in the CAWST Theory of Change

Read more at: William Blencowe

William Blencowe

Enabling Sustainability Informed Decision-Making in Complex Organisations: The Role of Knowledge and Expertise

Read more at: Heidi Barends

Heidi Barends

Elements Shaping the South African Education System of the Future

Read more at: Bhavya Anand

Bhavya Anand

Targets and Scenarios for Solar and Wind Energy in India: The Potential for National GHG Reductions and a Gap Analysis

Read more at: Mariel Alem Fonseca

Mariel Alem Fonseca

Engineering Interventions to Reduce the Impact of Meat: A Systems Thinking Approach

Read more at: Ildar Abdulkhaimov

Ildar Abdulkhaimov

Addressing the Socioeconomic Implications of the Decommissioning and Closure of Large Oil and Gas Projects

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.