Bulawayo Polytechnic

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Bulawayo Polytechnic College
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Cnr 12th Ave/Park Rd, Bulawayo
Bulawayo, Bulawayo Metropolitan Province, Zimbabwe, , P.O. Box 1392. Bulawayo
TypePolytechnic College
Educational authorityMinistry of Higher and Tertiary Education
CategoryTechnical Tertiary Institutions
Medium of languageEnglish
CampusCnr 12th Ave/Park Rd, Bulawayo
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Bulawayo Polytechnic in one of the largest technical colleges in Zimbabwe. It is located in the country's second largest city of Bulawayo also known as the "City o of Kings and Queens". The institution offers various programs on both full time and part time basis. It is administered by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education.

Enrolment at Bulawayo Poly

The institution enrols students with a General Certificate In Education with at least 5 Ordinary Level Passes including English Language. The qualification criteria was however revised to include Mathematics as a compulsory subject to enroll at the institution as part of its agenda to improve its standards. Holders other qualifications such as Advanced level and National Certificates are also enroled for different programs.

Courses Offered at Harare Polytechnic

  1. Applied Art and Design
  2. Automotive Engineering
  3. Business Studies
  4. Communication and Information Science
  5. Computer Science
  6. Construction and Civil Engineering
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Library and Information
  9. Mass Communication
  10. Quantity Surveying
  11. Beauty and Cosmetology
  12. Tourism and Hospitality
  13. Mechanical Engineering
  14. Printing and Graphic Arts
  15. Science and Technology
  16. Secretarial Studies.[1]

Programs at Bulawayo Polytechnic

  1. Applied Science and Technology
  2. Applied Art and Designing
  3. B. Tech
  4. Commerce
  5. Engeneering[2]

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for enrolment at the institution are expected to have passed 5 Ordinary level subjects including English and Mathematics. Candidates with ZIMSEC, Cambridge and other regional examination bodies are accepted.

Academic Departments


  1. , Courses,Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education,retrieved:26 Jan 2015"
  2. , Bulawayo Poly,Bulawayo Polytechnic, 2014, retrieved:11 Feb 2015"