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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Alain Kilajian

Alain Kilajian

A Critical Study of International Aid and Global Development Goals in Addressing the Aspirations of the Poor

Read more at: Donald Stevenson

Donald Stevenson

A Study of Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change in Turkana District, Kenya

Read more at: Nitin Tanwar

Nitin Tanwar

Sustainable Development in Developing Economies using Information and Communication Technology

Read more at: Quan Lau

Quan Lau

Climate Change Resilience in Slum Communities

Read more at: Judd Harris

Judd Harris

The development potential of renewable energy in remote Indigenous communities

Read more at: Brendon Harkness

Brendon Harkness

Sustainable Pumping Options for Global Refugee Camp Water Supplies

Read more at: Byeronie Epstein

Byeronie Epstein

Strategies for rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa

Read more at: Chris Adsit

Chris Adsit

Engineering Interventions in Developing Areas

Read more at: Elena Haddad

Elena Haddad

Alternative Energy Provision in Emergency Relief Situations

Read more at: Aimen Sattar

Aimen Sattar

The influence of water, land, energy and soil-nutrient resource interactions on the food system in Egypt

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.