Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production

The programme aims to provide technical competence in animal health and production for self- employment in the livestock sector. In this case, employees will be able to use the skills efficiently in carrying out livestock disease control, meat quality assurance and increased productivity of animals in their work places.

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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

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DAH 0101    Anatomy, Physiology and Histology                    
DAH 0102    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology                    
DAH 0103    Animal Health, Behaviour and welfare                    
DAH 0104    Farm Structures                    
DAH 0105    Farming Systems Approach                    
DAH 0106    Agricultural Extension                    
CS 0100    Communication skills                    
MTH 0100    Introduction to statistics                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
ICT 0103    Microcomputer                    
MTH 0101    Basic Mathematics                            

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DAH 0107    Microbiology                    
DAH 0108    Parasitology                    
DAH 0109    General Pathology                    
DAH 0110    Animal Nutrition                    
DAH 0111    Pasture production and Natural Resources Management                    
DAH 0112    Animal Breeding                    
DAH 0113    Dairy and Beef Cattle Husbandry                    
                   
ELECTIVE COURSE
ICT 0104    Computer Applications                                      

SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
D1    Pharmacology, Therapeutics                    
DAH 0202    Livestock Diseases (I)                    
DAH 0203    Animal Reproduction and Obstetrics                    
DAH 0204    Small Ruminants Husbandry                    
DAH 0205    Pig, poultry and rabbit husbandry                    
DAH 0206    Draught Animal Management                    
DAH 0207    Research Methodology                    
DAH 0208    Livestock Economics and Farm management                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSE
DS 0100    Principles of Development                    
DAH 0209    Wildlife Ecology                    

SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                        
CORE COURSE
DAH 0210    Livestock Diseases (II)                    
DAH 0211    Basic Surgery                    
DAH 0212    Systemic Pathology                    
DAH 0213    Livestock Products and By- products                    
DAH 0214    Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship                    
DAH 0215    Meat and fish Inspection and hygiene                    
DAH 0216    Aquaculture and Fish Diseases                    
DAH 0217    Companion Animals Diseases                    
DAH 0200    Research Project  

Admission for the Diploma in Tropical Animal Health and Production requires Advanced Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Zoology, Physics, Mathematics, Geography or Science and Practice of Agriculture.

The candidate must pass Biology/Zoology at Principal Level. Such candidates 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 four passes at O-level certificate in Biology/Zoology/ Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics at O-level certificate. 

Tshs 900,000 per year

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

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@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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