Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Anatomy and Physiology of Dairy Animals (DST125)23.50
Food and Nutrition (DST121)22.50
Introduction to Dairy Production and Management (DST124)22.50
Introduction to Livestock Management (ANS223)23.00
Dairy Microbiology (DST123)23.50
Dairy Science Farm Practice I (DST127)24.50
Dairy Chemistry (DST122)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Pasture and Feeding for Dairy animals (DST212)13.50
Dairy ScienceFarm Practice II (DST217)14.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Farm Planning and Record keeping (DST211)13.00
Farm Structure and Equipment (DST216)12.50
Dairy Science Industrial Attachment (DST300)11.00
Dairy Herd Health and Welfare (DST214)13.50
Dairy Economics (DST221)23.00
Dairy Cattle Breed Improvement (DST224)23.50
Dairy Production Systems (DST223)23.50
Dairy Processing and Technology I (DST222)23.50
Farm Practice III (DST227)24.50

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Farm Practice IV (DST317)14.50
Participatory Dairy Extension Methods (DST312)12.50
Sensory Evaluation of Foods (DST315)12.50
Dairy Processing and Technology II (DST311)13.50
Dairy Quality Management (DST314)12.00
Water Resource and Waste Management (DST313)13.50