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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Robert Print

Robert Print

Combat Air and greenhouse gas emissions reductions: Priorities for action towards 2050

Read more at: Felix Prettejohn

Felix Prettejohn

Sustainable decarbonisation of the London Transport System

Read more at: Andrea Ortega Segundo

Andrea Ortega Segundo

Systems thinking for climate adaptation – A multi-benefit analysis of Mexico City’s water infrastructure

Read more at: Ugonma Lewechi Nkata

Ugonma Lewechi Nkata

Waste management as a tool for improving livelihoods in developing countries: A review of the Informal Waste Management Sector in Abuja, Nigeria

Read more at: Jabulani Nyathi

Jabulani Nyathi

Towards a blueprint for South Africa’s Just Transition

Read more at: Matthew Munro

Matthew Munro

Cement decarbonisation in Aotearoa (New Zealand) – A critical review of the option space

Read more at: Simantini Mitra-Behura

Simantini Mitra-Behura

Towards sustainable and equitable textile manufacture: Evaluation frameworks for poverty-alleviation interventions

Read more at: Arnas Mikalauskas

Arnas Mikalauskas

Technical and economic analysis of offshore wind advancement in the UK

Read more at: Alexander Mellers

Alexander Mellers

Desalination for disaster management

Read more at: Shuhaib Maudarbaccus

Shuhaib Maudarbaccus

Developing a sustainability rating framework for light-duty battery electric vehicles


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.