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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Andrew Cross

Andrew Cross

Creating Interactive and Collaborative Primary School Classrooms in Zambia with and without Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Read more at: Paul Cassell

Paul Cassell

A Sustainability Analysis of Mobile Banking in Low and Middle Income Countries: Enabling Identification of Potential Markets

Read more at: Alexandre Boury

Alexandre Boury

Analysing national pathways in carbon emissions, economic activity and life expectancy: Trajectories towards sustainable development

Read more at: Clara Aranda-Jan

Clara Aranda-Jan

Rural Electrification: Drivers and Outcomes in Health Care Facilities in Low Income Countries

Read more at: Ryan Alexander

Ryan Alexander

The costs and human benefits of an incremental approach to the upgrading of informal settlements in Cape Town, South Africa

Read more at: Tareq Al-Ansari

Tareq Al-Ansari

Analysing the Resilience of Qatar National Food Security Program


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.