Diploma in Animal Science and Technology - Egerton university | Educartis

Njoro
3 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This three year Diploma in Animal Science and Technology has been designed to teach students the specifics of animal biology, interaction, training, behaviour, and conservation. Taken on-campus at Egerton University, this middle-level training ensures that students can pursue degree studies in relevant fields and be easily absorbed in public and private sectors, as well as non-governmental organisations, due to their skills in managing community-based organisation projects. 

As a graduate with a Diploma in Animal Science, you will play an essential role in the management and production of domestic farm animals (cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry), as well as in promoting and encouraging the humane treatment of such animals. If you are passionate about animals and are looking for a career that will ensure their well-being, while promoting the health of Kenyan citizens, then this course will equip you with the tools, skills, and knowledge needed to build a satisfying and rewarding career in this field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Understand and appreciate the role of animal agriculture in the national economy and it's relation to human nutrition. 
  • Appreciate the role of livestock management in improving the efficiency of production. 
  • Acquire current and practical knowledge/skills in the major areas of livestock production such as nutrition, reproductive physiology, and routine management. 
  • Pursue careers in public and private sectors dealing primarily with livestock production and processing livestock products. 
  • Engage in income-generating activities within the field.

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Certification obtained

Diploma in Animal Science and Technology

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Vet 
  • Assistant Livestock Production Officer 
  • Pet Nutritionist 
  • Agribusiness Manager 

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Admission Criteria

To To be eligible for this course, student require either: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Grade of C in English/Kiswahili, Biology/Biological Science, Chemistry/Physical Science and Mathematics/Physics/Geography or the equivalent  
  • A Certificate (at a credit level or above) in a related field from an institute recognised by the senate. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must:

  • Fill out an online application form. 
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee. 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Transfer 
  • Bank Deposit

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Egerton University over the course of three years (6 semesters). In addition: 

  • Each semester will consist of 17 weeks (15 weeks of teaching and 2 weeks of examinations) 
  • The period following the end of the fourth semester will be devoted to field practical work and an industrial attachment

Where and When

01/10/2019

Egerton University


Near Biashara centre in Njoro town centre, Nakuru, Njoro, Kenya

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