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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions
 
Read more at: Francesca O'Hanlon

Francesca O'Hanlon

Monitoring and Evaluation in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Capacity Building Sector: An Evaluation of the Quality of Evidence to Support CAWST's ‘Theory of Change’


Read more at: JodyKay Maxwell

JodyKay Maxwell

COMPARISON OF VIRTUAL AND AVOIDED WATER: A WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE


Read more at: Tim Hull-Bailey

Tim Hull-Bailey

What extent can Small or Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), in the UK address the issues of sustainability? : A case study of the UK microbrewery industry and Thornbridge Brewery in the Heart of the Peak National Park


Read more at: Ben Hardy

Ben Hardy

How can the sustainability of road transport be improved through the introduction of autonomous vehicle technology?


Read more at: Derek Bruton

Derek Bruton

Effects of population growth, climate change, and increased water reuse on water supply and demand in Utah.


Read more at: Daniel Navarro Bermudez

Daniel Navarro Bermudez

Evaluation of Sustainable Drainage Systems using a novel benefit intensity methodology


Read more at: Yufan (Jason) Chen

Yufan (Jason) Chen

Comparing the environmental sustainability of fuel car and electric car in the city


Read more at: Nadiawati Salleh

Nadiawati Salleh

The Value of Green Infrastructure in Putrajaya, Malaysia


Read more at: Yuan Leng

Yuan Leng

Achieving Sustainable Transportation in Australia: A comparison of policies targeting greenhouse gas emissions in road passenger transport


Read more at: Soo Seng Lee

Soo Seng Lee

SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL TEACHING MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE: FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS AGED 15 TO 18


 

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.