University of Namibia Diploma in Animal Health

University of Namibia Diploma in Animal Health

What is Diploma in Animal Health?

This two year course (equivalent of up to 3 A levels) is designed to give you the practical skills and knowledge needed for a huge variety of jobs in animal care and related industries or for higher level study at university. As part of the course you will be assessed by a variety of exams and controlled assessments.

Entry Requirement:

The normal basic requirement for entrance to Diploma programmes shall be a Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary Level (NSSC O-Level) or a recognized equivalent, provided that a candidate has passed five subjects with a minimum of 22 points on the UNAM Evaluation Point Scale. The following minimum requirements will apply:

i) English with a ?D? symbol at NSSC O-Level (English as a Second Language);
ii) Mathematics with a ?D? symbol;
iii) For Higher Diploma in Agriculture: Any two of the following: Biology NSSC O-Level (D symbol
better), Agriculture NSSC O-Llevel (D symbol or better) or Physical Science NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better);
iv) For Higher Diploma in Natural Resources Management: Any two of the following: Biology NSSC O-
Level (D symbol or better), Agriculture NSSC O-Level (D symbol or better), and Physical Science NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better) or Geography NSSC O-Level (E symbol or better); and
v) Any fifth additional subject.

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not necessarily ensure admission. Admission is based on the number of places available and is awarded on the basis of merit after a rigorous selection process. The Faculty reserves the right to interview candidates before admission.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a diploma in animal health?

Diploma in Animal Health Animal Health (98026 – AHE) UNISA’s Centre for Life-long Learning.

Where can I study veterinary in Namibia?

The Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree is offered at the University of Namibia’s Neudamm Campus, on the Neudamm farm 30km East of Windhoek.

How do I become a vet in Namibia?

  • Complete a Bachelor’s Degree Program. Most schools of veterinary medicine require or prefer applicants to have a bachelor’s degree.
  • Earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Become Licensed.
  • Gain Experience.
  • Become Certified in a Specialty.
  • Join a Professional Association.

What is the study of animal health?

Veterinary research includes studies on prevention, control, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and on the basic biology and welfare of animals. That society’s needs are outgrowing our knowledge base is seen in examples of missed opportunities to safeguard and improve human and animal health and welfare (Box S-1).

What can I do with a diploma in animal health?

Careers: animal health technician, feedlot manager, meat inspector, pharmaceutical representative, stock farm manager.
Third year subjects:

  • Animal Diseases: Animal Health.
  • Epidemiology: Animal Health.
  • Veterinary Public Health.
  • Legislation: Animal Health.
  • Agricultural Economics: Animal Health.

Where can I work with diploma in animal health?

  • pharmaceutical companies.
  • Animal Feed companies.
  • Animal Breeding stations.
  • Beef, sheep and goats, Pig, Poultry and Dairy production companies.
  • Agricultural firms.
  • Research Scientists.
  • Consultancy firms.

How much do vets earn in Namibia?

A person working as a Veterinarian in Namibia typically earns around 19,600 NAD per month. Salaries range from 9,190 NAD (lowest) to 30,900 NAD (highest). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.

What are the qualifications for a vet?

You’ll need to complete a veterinary degree approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). Full-time veterinary degrees usually take 5 years. If you already have a degree in a related subject, you may be able to take a 4-year graduate entry veterinary degree course.

What to study to become a veterinary doctor?

Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) is the degree you need to pursue a career as a Veterinary Doctor in India. After graduating with a degree in Veterinary Science, you have to further study an MD in Veterinary Science or its related specialisation to become a certified Veterinary Doctor.

What is veterinary medicine course?

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program is a professional course involved in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and controlof animal diseases including terrestrial and aquatic animals.

What is diploma in Animal Husbandry?

Diploma in Animal Husbandry is a two year/three-year full-time diploma course that focuses on imparting on-the-job training in animal care and breeding. The course curriculum of Diploma in Animal Husbandry covers different aspects of animal husbandry and dairying.

Is a vet called a doctor?

Veterinary surgeons, like doctors and dentists, are physicians. There is nothing in the Act that prohibits the use of the courtesy title ‘Doctor’ by those who are properly qualified and registered with the RCVS as veterinary surgeons. There are legal consequences for misusing the title of ‘Doctor’.

How do I become a pet doctor?

Veterinary Courses in India. In order to become a Veterinary Doctor, the student should pursue an undergraduate degree – Bachelor’s in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry and there are many colleges and universities which provide the same. The student can also pursue a Master’s degree in the same field.

Which animal job pays the most?

Veterinarian. A veterinarian is one of the highest-paying animal careers. There are many different types of veterinary jobs. Mixed practice veterinarians work with both small and large animals, domestic or exotic.