PhD Animal Science (2014), University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
MSc Animal Science (2000), University of Zimbabwe
BSc Hons Animal Science (1994), University of Zimbabwe
The department offers two undergraduate degree programs and a professional 2-year Master of Science degree in Animal Science. The degree programmes are tailored for students looking to combine an interest in livestock production and technology, as well as livestock production and health. The programmes emphasize application of up-to-date, relevant and appropriate scientific principles and practices for profitable, sustainable and ecologically friendly livestock production at local, regional and international levels.
To be a leading centre of excellence in livestock production technology and health in Southern Africa and beyond.
To produce disciplined, innovative and skilled livestock practitioners through excellence in teaching, research, community service, innovation and industrialization.
Undergraduate Degree Programmes Offer
Bachelor of Science Honours in Animal Science and Technology (HAST)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Animal Science and Health (HASH)
Candidates should have:
Advanced Level passes in Biology and any two subjects from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Food Science, Geography and Agriculture.
Five Ordinary level passes including English and Mathematics.
A candidate who holds a Diploma in Agriculture or its equivalent may be admitted to the programme subject to the approval of the Senate.
Post Graduate Program
Master of Science in Animal Science (Part-time basis).
An Honours degree in Animal Science or related field.
Modes Of Delivery
Full time (Conventional).
The programme is also designed to equip students with knowledge and skills in setting up and running their own businesses and consultancy firms.
Graduates may be employed in many interesting and rewarding career directions including:
Research and development Scientists
Livestock Production Managers
Further academic studies.
Dr Nation Chikumba
Mrs Chipo J. Mugova
Mr Walter Svinurai
Dr Brighton Maburutse
Dr Denice Chikwanda