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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Carlota Armillas Mateos

Carlota Armillas Mateos

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Whitney Anunwa

A Transition Towards a Sustainable Power Supply in Nigeria: Feasibility, Challenges and Improvement Methods

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Mohamed Abdelfattah

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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.