Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production

The programme is designed to produce Veterinary Paraprofessionals, competent in basic theoretical and practical knowledge in farm animal health and disease control. These paraprofessionals are able to provide primary animal health care in emerging commercial and semi-commercial livestock farming in rural and urban communities. They are excellent  in  general epidemiological surveys and minor surgical procedures as prescribed by the Tanzania Veterinary Council. Our graduates are ethical in animal handling and good client relationships

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Choose to learn and apply knowledge in protecting animal health from the grass root levels

ABOUT PROGRAMME

Programme Availability
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Host Department
Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health
Level of Study
Diploma Programme
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

LEARNING OUTCOME

Students who graduate from this program should be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge on animal health and show ability in the practical application of animal health disease control and prevention in the field
  2. Provide primary animal health care to emerging livestock farmers and semi-commercial farmers in the rural communities.
  3. Performa general epidemiological surveys and minor surgical procedures as prescribed by the Tanzania Veterinary Council.
  4. Demonstrate professional conduct as prescribed by the Tanzania Veterinary council as well as ethic in animal handling, honesty punctuality and good client relationships.

Choose to learn and apply knowledge in protecting animal health from the grass root levels.
 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Advanced Level principal passes in Biology/Zoology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Advanced Mathematics/Geography/Science and Practice of Agriculture. Such candidate must also have O-level passes in English and Mathematics OR Certificate in Animal Health (Agrovet)/ Certificate in Animal Health and Production (AHPC)/ Certificate in Agriculture and Livestock Production (CALP). A holder of such a certificate should have a minimum of three passes at O-level in Biology/Zoology/ Chemistry/Physics and Mathematics at Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent

FEES

Tshs 900,000 per year

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system (link: http://suasis.suanet.ac.tz:8389/index.php/registration) or Click “Apply Online (Undergraduate)” button at www.sua.ac.tz and you will be directed

CONTACT

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    

Email: admission.dus@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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