Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

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

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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
Pasture and Feeding for Dairy animals (DST212)13.50
Dairy ScienceFarm Practice II (DST217)14.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Dairy Production Systems (DST223)23.50
Dairy Processing and Technology I (DST222)23.50
Farm Practice III (DST227)24.50
Dairy Economics (DST221)23.00
Dairy Cattle Breed Improvement (DST224)23.50

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Dairy Processing and Technology II (DST311)13.50
Dairy Quality Management (DST314)12.00
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