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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Sarah Ann Louise Rozon

Sarah Ann Louise Rozon

Gender Mainstreaming in Public Transport

Read more at: Anjalee Ramjee

Anjalee Ramjee

Towards a More Inclusive Energy Market: A Study on How to Reduce Energy Poverty in South Africa’s Informal Settlements

Read more at: Shaniq Ursula Pillay

Shaniq Ursula Pillay

The Effect of Racially Segregated Urban Form on Social Equality: A Spatial Study of Cape Town, South Africa

Read more at: Yair Perry

Yair Perry

The Value of Blue and Green Infrastructure for the Growing Cities of the Global South

Read more at: Leopold Johannes Florentin Max Peiseler

Leopold Johannes Florentin Max Peiseler

Are Current Transport Policies Enabling the Full Environmental Benefits of Electric Cars? — Exploring the Gaps Between EU and German Electric Vehicle Policy and Potential Greenhouse Gas Emission Savings

Read more at: Eliot David Victor Finnimore

Eliot David Victor Finnimore

A Study of Innovation: Accelerating the Development and Impact of Low Carbon Aviation Technology and Strategy

Read more at: Jack Mhyre

Jack Mhyre

Modelling Material Requirements and Emissions of Future Transport Strategies in Uganda

Read more at: Keketso Job Motjuwadi

Keketso Job Motjuwadi

An Analysis of Global Approaches to Carbon Pricing for Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

Read more at: Lonwabo Thabiso Mgoduso

Lonwabo Thabiso Mgoduso

A Systems Thinking Approach to a Transition Towards Renewable Energy in South Africa

Read more at: Oliver John Marr

Oliver John Marr

The Role of Green Infrastructure in Habitat Connectivity for Future Cities

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.