Harare Poly gets nod to offer media degree

Harare Poly gets nod to offer media degree
Published: 20 August 2018 (177 Views)
Harare Polytechnic is expected to start offering a Mass Communication and Media Technologies degree soon, with college principal Dr Engineer Tafadzwa Mudondo confirming the development last week.

In an interview, Eng Mudondo said they had been working hard to ensure the polytechnic college offered the degree.

"We have been working behind the scenes," he said.

"In my past three graduation reports, I have been talking about mass communication. "We finally got a reprieve from ZIMCHE (Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education). We now have an authority from them to run Mass Communication and Media Technologies."

Eng Mudondo said the institution was now waiting for approval from relevant authorities.

"What is only left, which we were given as a condition, was to employ two or three specialised lecturers which I have since submitted to our head office that we need to employ these lecturers so that we can kick-start the programme," he said.

"But anytime from now, the moment we get the green light to employ, then it means that the programme is going to start."

Eng Mudondo said he was happy that the polytechnic had been successfully running a Bachelor of Technology (Honours) in Applied Chemical Technology degree since 2005.

As part of its expansion plans the institution intends to add other programmes like Irrigation Engineering.

"There are other programmes which we would also like to run like Irrigation Engineering. We are still discussing the regulation, the curriculum. We are hoping that very soon we will be able to conclude and be granted those programmes," said Eng Mudondo.

Harare Polytechnic was established in 1919 with a single department and now boasts 15 departments.

- th eherald

Tags: Poly, Harare, Journalis,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Knox Mutizwa wins August Goal of the Month award

by kickoff | 05 November 2018 | 723 Views

BREAKING: Gandawa on the run

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1397 Views

Econet cannot distribute Kwese TV content to Zimbabwean viewers

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1062 Views

Shoot-out robbers arrested

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1100 Views

Mnangagwa ally warns economic saboteurs

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 1084 Views

Chamisa mobilises supporters for mass protests

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 890 Views

LISTEN: Acie Lumumba speaks on how he got paid

by Staff Reporter | 05 November 2018 | 726 Views

Dzamara speak on Zanu-PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 694 Views

Minister Raj Modi Modi donates salary

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 576 Views

'I am a Trillionaire' Magaya says

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 948 Views

Supermarkets to be blacklisted over cooking oil

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 600 Views

UK army to recruit from Commonwealth

by BBC | 05 November 2018 | 632 Views

Magaya opens up on arrest

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 625 Views

Kambarami is still 'Deputy Mayor'

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 503 Views

'Import ban must not go beyond December 21'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 590 Views

Prophet Magaya puts fresh spin to arrest

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 587 Views

Chamisa's sign language interpreters get thumps up

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 568 Views

Mnangagwa to review Mthuli Ncube's 2% tax again

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 558 Views

Lumumba to be probed by ZAAC?

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 405 Views

Dzamara speak on ZANU PF fights

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 370 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Minister of Finance Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 570 Views

Chiwenga's ex-wife looted millions

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 916 Views

We are our own worst enemies

by Mapozho Saruchera | 05 November 2018 | 620 Views

Mnangagwa to deal with unexplained wealth and bank deposits

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 591 Views

WATCH: Chiwenga talks about Prophet Walter Magaya's lipstick

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 571 Views

Lumumba Saga takes new twist....War vets bay for Mutsvangwa's blood

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 652 Views

Chamisa demands Presidency

by Mandla Ndlovu | 05 November 2018 | 542 Views

Zimbabwean teachers miss out on New Zealand opportunity

by Staff Writer | 05 November 2018 | 480 Views

Zimbabwe to introduce e-provisional driver's exams

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 516 Views

Zimbabwe to supply water to South Africa

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 518 Views

Mnangagwa claims that 'good times will soon roll'

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 500 Views

Zimbabwe as a new gateway into Africa

by Hon. Prof Mthuli Ncube | 05 November 2018 | 562 Views

Chiyangwa appoint Karikoga Kaseke

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 499 Views

ZCTU demo: Ruling today

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 449 Views

Missing cop found dead

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 573 Views

Tagwirei marries long-time girlfriend

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 885 Views

Zimbabwe relaxes maternity leave entitlement

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 532 Views

Zimbabwe to receive drugs, ambulances from India

by Staff reporter | 05 November 2018 | 453 Views