DEAN

Dr. P Mhagama- Dean of Post Graduate Studies and Research

POST GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH

BRIEF BACKGROUND

The Faculty of Postgraduate Studies and Research at the Polytechnic was established in 2002 with the view of consolidating the development of postgraduate programmes and also to establish a focal point for various research initiatives undertaken by the Polytechnic as an institution and by individual academic members of staff. The postgraduate programmes at The Polytechnic have grown from two in 2010 to 24 in 2017. The postgraduate programmes offered are at the levels of postgraduate diploma, Masters and PhD in areas of business administration, infrastructure development, transport management, water resources & supply management environmental health, environmental protection & management, sustainable engineering management, health and behavior change communication as well as in vocational and technical education. A summary of the programmes is provided below:

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD) AND MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPHIL)

  1. Faculty of Applied Science
    • PhD and MPhil Applied Sciences (Environmental Sanitation)
    • PhD and MPhil Applied Sciences (Renewable Energy)
    • PhD Applied Sciences (Public Health Engineering)
    • PhD Applied Sciences (Information Technology)
    • MPhil Applied Sciences (Industrial Process Technology)
    • MPhil Applied Sciences (Environmental Protection and Management)
    • MPhil Applied Sciences (Environmental Health)
  2. Faculty of Commerce
    • PhD in Entrepreneurship
    • PhD in Strategic Management
    • PhD in Financial Management
  3. Faculty of Engineering
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Industrial Management)
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Infrastructure Development and Management)
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Power and Machines)
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Telecommunications)
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Sustainable Engineering Management)
    • PhD and MPhil Engineering (Transport Systems)

MASTERS PROGRAMMES

  1. Faculty of Applied Science
    • Master of Science in Water Resources and Supply Management (MWRSM)
    • Master of Science in Environmental Protection and Management (MEPM)
    • Master of Science in Environmental Health (MEH)
  2. Faculty of Education and Media Studies
    • Master of Technical and Vocational Education (MTVE)
    • Master of Arts in Health and Behaviour Change Communication (MHBCC)
  3. Faculty of Engineering
    • Master of Science in Sustainable Engineering Management (MSc Sus-Eng)
    • Master of Science in Infrastructure Development and Management (IDM)
  4. Faculty of Commerce
    • Master of Business administration (MBA)