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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Arun Sharma

Arun Sharma

Identifying Factors Affecting the Success of Rural Water Supply Programmes

Read more at: Carlos Younes

Carlos Younes

Sustainability in a Temporary Situation: A Case Study of Water Service Delivery to Syrian Refugees in Akkar, North Lebanon.

Read more at: Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh

Decentralised Solar Power in Communities and businesses in South Asia: Aspirational Technologies Management framework for Rural India under Micro-Grids

Read more at: Thomas Niven

Thomas Niven

Evaluating the Sustainability of Small Town Reliance on Runoff Water Sources: A Case Study in Northern India.

Read more at: Fotis Fotiadis

Fotis Fotiadis

Exploring Business Models in Distributed Power Generation: A Customer Based Research.

Read more at: Francisco Cabadas Rodriguez

Francisco Cabadas Rodriguez

Exploring Business Models in New Markets for Decentralized Solar Photovoltaic Energy in Emerging Countries: Drawing Business Model Trajectories for Solar Decentralized Infrastructure in Emerging Markets

Read more at: Giuseppe Bugatti

Giuseppe Bugatti

Transmitting Sustainability at School: How to formulate an effective science teaching strategy for the Italian high school in the context of education for sustainable development.

Read more at: David Bowly

David Bowly

Pay As You Go Solar Home Systems in developing countries: Using Data Mining to Improve Financial Sustainablity

Read more at: Nafisa Bhikhoo

Nafisa Bhikhoo

Energy Efficiency in Low Income Tropical Housing: A Study into Improving Thermal Comfort in Low Income Housing Designs in Thailand through the Effective Incorporation of Passive Design Strategies

Read more at: Taskeen Adam

Taskeen Adam

Educational Technologies in Rwanda: Visions for the Sustainable Implementation of the One Laptop per Child Project

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.