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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Stephanie Drenten

Stephanie Drenten

Understanding the viability of sewer waste water heat recovery systems

Read more at: Wayne Zhou

Wayne Zhou

Study on the Enabling Environment for Public-Private-Partnerships based Waste-to-Energy Projects in Selected Countries in Asia

Read more at: Roderick Darling

Roderick Darling

The steel stock and rate of production in a +2 degree C world

Read more at: Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

An investigation of Social Risk during the construction of large infrastructure in developing economies.

Read more at: Tariq Sipra

Tariq Sipra

Resilience based Futureproofing for Sustainable Railway Infrastructure

Read more at: Vincent Sakeni

Vincent Sakeni

A Sociological Analysis of Energy Efficiency in the UK Food and Drink Manufacturing Industry.

Read more at: Jack Priestman

Jack Priestman

Urban Mobility in London.

Read more at: Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton

Understanding the effects of GDP growth on the six largest sub-Saharan African countries and the implications to CO2 emissions in the region.

Read more at: Ashley Brooks

Ashley Brooks

Rethinking Urban Transport for Inner-City Travel in Cambridge

Read more at: Tatiana Viecco

Tatiana Viecco



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.