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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Aaron Junjian Zhang

Aaron Junjian Zhang

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment as a Tool for Sustainable Product Development - A Case Study of a Bamboo Bicycle

Read more at: William Young

William Young

Redesigning Bicycles in East Africa

Read more at: Thomas White

Thomas White

Holistic Mapping of the New Zealand Energy and Emissions Systems to Assess Mitigation Opportunities

Read more at: Jack Alexander Wardale

Jack Alexander Wardale

Prospects of a Shift to Passive Ventilation Solutions to Decarbonise Commercial Buildings in Australia

Read more at: Felix Lukas Wagner

Felix Lukas Wagner

Using Data to Foster Sustainable Mobility

Read more at: Jason Chia Jung Teo

Jason Chia Jung Teo

Financing a Low/Zero Carbon Electricity Generation Mix for Indonesia’s New Capital City

Read more at: Patrick Robert Steichen

Patrick Robert Steichen

Shaping Sustainable Decision-Making to Operationalize Corporate Strategic Vision: A Case Study Analysis

Read more at: Edna Guadalupe Soto Ruiz

Edna Guadalupe Soto Ruiz

Understanding the Importance of Regulation to Strengthen the Wind Energy Sector in Mexico

Read more at: Zoë Rosanagh Slattery

Zoë Rosanagh Slattery

Fragmented Forests: Spatial Analysis of the Drivers, Characteristics and Effects of Forest Fragmentation

Read more at: Divya Sharma

Divya Sharma

Just Transition: A Case Study of the Public Transport System in King County, Washington

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.