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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

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

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.

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

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.