Welcome to the
Bachelor Of Technology Centre
Bachelor of Technology
Honours Degree in Water Resource Engineering
Bulawayo Polytechnic
Introduction
BTech Water Resources is the first of its kind at Bulawayo Polytechnic and in the country. The curriculum is designed to provide a strong foundation in the Water Resources Engineering in addition to the specialised upper level instruction to meet different specialisation and career paths by students.
Our Mandate
To bolster and sustain the technological capacity of Zimbabwe and make the country technologically competitive.
Our Mission
To provide Zimbabwe with technologically groomed high level human resources with sound work ethics and entrepreneurial orientation necessary to launch Zimbabwe into competitive technological age.
Our Strategies
As a practical problem problem solving and innovative program intended to nurture the individuals and national self-reliance and development, our strategies include:
  • Mandatory research and development projects for each student creating more synergy and linkages with industrial and research organisations to facilitate student cooperative learning and conduct of appropriate research.
  • Encouraging the conduct of research and development on a consultancy basis so that graduates are geared for consultancy services on completing their studies.
The structure of the program includes National Certificate, National Diploma, BTech, MTech and DTech all these emphasizing practical research and development to solve real engieering problems in the productive world.
Entry Requirements
Applicants must have a Higher National Diploma
  • HND Water Resources Engineering
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Water Resources Engineering HND Civil Engineering HND Irrigation Engineering
Special Entry
We offer special entry programs through a bridging course. This is for applicants with minimum qualification of a National Diploma in the following courses or equivalent:
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Land Surveying
  • Water Engineering 
  •  Structural Engineering
Duration
2 years block release which is equivalent to four (4) semesters.

The curriculum designed for this program is as per the requirements of the TVET program.

Accordingly, the duration of study for the program will be 2 years this allows to implement the mission TVET, in such a way it can produce practice oriented Water Resources Engineers that have good communication and entrepreneurship skills.

Professional Recognition
The Bachelor of Technology Honours Degree in Environmental Health is offered in affiliation with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).
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  • Graduates are competent for entry level professional career in their field. 
  • Graduates of this field are competent entering professional careers with water resources, agriculture, municipal projects and companies that are operating natural resources developments such as, civil engineering companies, water resources companies, etc.