Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
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
Dairy Chemistry (DST122)23.50
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

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Dairy Herd Health and Welfare (DST214)13.50
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
Farm Practice III (DST227)24.50
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

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Water Resource and Waste Management (DST313)13.50
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