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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Charles Hugentobler

Charles Hugentobler

A novel approach to assessing resource security in the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus from the perspective of sub-Saharan African countries

Read more at: Katherine Bruce

Katherine Bruce


Read more at: Comfort Ayittah

Comfort Ayittah

Plastic Waste Management in urban Ghana: A multi-criteria assessment of Polyethene waste management techniques

Read more at: Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur

Adaptivity of Urban Infrastructure to Rapid Population Growth in Cambridge

Read more at: Caroline Barbance

Caroline Barbance

Closing the loop in the textile industry

Read more at: Mohammed Shana'a

Mohammed Shana'a

Closing the materials loop

Read more at: Padma Nayagam

Padma Nayagam

Circular Economy in Industry

Read more at: Aimen Sattar

Aimen Sattar

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

Read more at: Kyle Gray

Kyle Gray

Utilising the Mining Industry to promote Sustainable Development

Read more at: Chen Lun Martin Yii

Chen Lun Martin Yii

Evaluation of polluter principle-based options in waste management

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.