Diploma in Laboratory Technology 

Programme aims to impart basic knowledge to students with regard to general laboratory technical works in a view to produce competent technicians who will apply basic skills and knowledge in the field of science and laboratory technology.

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • TUITION FEES
  • HOW TO APPLY
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Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Biotechnology
Level of Study
Diploma Programme
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

TEACHING

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DLT 0100    Applied Physics                    
DLT 0101    Applied Chemistry                    
DLT 0102    Applied Biology                    
DLT 0103    Laboratory Safety and Management                    
CS 0100    Communication Skills I                    
MTH 0100    Introduction to statistics                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
MTH 0101    Basic Mathematics                    
ICT 0103    Microcomputers                    
SUB TOTAL                    
TOTAL                    

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DLT 0104    Psychology                    
DLT 0105    Laboratory Planning and Organization                    
DLT 0106    Basic Principles of Laboratory Sciences                    
DLT 0107    Laboratory Materials, Chemicals and Biologicals                    
DLT 0108    Management of Laboratory Animals and Plants                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
DLT 0109    Parasitology and Entomology                    
DLT 0110    Cell Biology                    
ICT 0104    Computer Applications                    
SUB TOTAL                    
                    

SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DLT 0201    Laboratory Instrumentation                    
DLT 0202    Experimental Chemistry                    
DLT 0203    Experimental Biology                    
DLT 0205    Experimental Physics                    
DAH 0106    Molecular Biology and Biochemistry                    
DAH 0207    Research Methodology                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
DLT 0204    Basic Analytical Chemistry                    
DLT 0112    Advanced Mathematics                    
DS 0100    Principles of Development                    
                    
                    

SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DLT 0206    Teaching Methods                    
DLT 0207    Troubleshooting in Laboratory Systems                    
DLT 0208    Occupational Health and Laboratory Practices                    
DLT 0209    Ethics in Laboratory Practice                    
DLT 0200    Research Project                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
DLT 0210    Basic Principles of Administration and Management                    
DLT 0211    Principles of Radiology and Laboratory Photography                    
DLT 0212    Biotechnology                    
                   

Admission for the Diploma in Laboratory Technology requires A-level passes in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. One of these subjects must be passed at Principal level with a total of TWO points (E grade).  Candidate with Advanced Level passes in combinations without Biology must have passed Biology at credit level in O-level certificate OR Basic Technician Certificate from recognized institution OR Certificate of Secondary Education with passes in Biology and Chemistry and Trade test Certificate of at least grade II.

Tshs 900,000 per year

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.


Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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