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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
Read more at: Yukie Mato

Yukie Mato

Quantifying Potential Benefits of Monitoring and Surveillance of Rural Water Supplies in Bangladesh

Read more at: Henry Donaghy

Henry Donaghy

Engineering for Sustainable Maritime Development: The Gulf of Guinea

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: Clara Aranda-Jan

Clara Aranda-Jan

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

Read more at: Jenny VanCalcar

Jenny VanCalcar

Improving Water and Sanitation Services through Enhanced Data Management Tools

Read more at: Sherin Sameh

Sherin Sameh

Investigating Earth Architecture as a Sustainable Building Approach in Egypt

Read more at: Emily Kunen

Emily Kunen

Achieving sustainable development through carbon finance: lessons learned in bundling small-scale bioenergy projects in developing countries

Read more at: Janice Foster

Janice Foster

Technology Leapfrogging in South Africa

Read more at: Uven Chong

Uven Chong

Creating a Sustainable Transportation System: Lessons from Malaysia’s Development

Read more at: Hero Bennett

Hero Bennett

Mitigating the negative effects of the urban heat island in the UK on an urban block scale. An approach towards sustainable neighbourhood design


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.