Department of Animal Science


Our philosophy is designed to acquaint students with broad based knowledge and training in pertinent areas of Agriculture Technology and then emphasize later on a specialty area in the final year when a project will be carried out.


Our programme aims at training out or producing;

Competent graduates capable of independently undertaking sustainable livestock ventures and other fields.

Individuals that can function as high or middle level professional staff in various areas of the animal industry.

Communications that conveniently disseminate livestock or related technologies to actual or prospective farmers.

Professional manpower that imbibe and extend innovative farming practices to other farmers especially those in the rural communities.

Graduates that can undergo higher education or training in relevant  disciplines or even other related specialty of fields e.g. Medicine or Pharmacy etc.

Doctor in Philosophy (PhD) in Animal Science.

The Department of Animal Science offers the following area(s);

* Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Animal Science

* Master of Science (M.Sc) Animal Science

* Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Animal Science

  • i) Animal Biology & Biotechnology.
  • ii) Business & Communications.
  • iii) Companion Animal Science.
  • iv) Equine Science.
  • v) Food Animal Production.
  • vi) Meat Science.
  • vii) Veterinary Animal Science.
  • viii) Animal Science Minor (12 or 18 credits)


HOD Animal Science-  Prof. Medubari B. Nodu

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Ruth Tariebi Seimiekumo Ofongo Associate Professor view profile
2 Nodu Medubari Bariarabel Professor view profile
3 Alikwe Cheriose Nzien Philip Professor view profile
4 Beke Tuboukiye Sese Professor view profile
5 Ockiya Asebake Micheal Lecturer I view profile
6 Yeigba Bolouinbele Japhet Assistant Lecturer view profile
7 Patani Inemotimineri Assistant Lecturer view profile
8 Iteimoere Patience Kpun Assistant Lecturer view profile
9 Ozori Miracelma David Graduate Assistant view profile
10 OGBARA Blessing Aziba-Olanari Graduate Assistant view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 3
Associate Professor Nil
Senior Lecturer 1
Lecturer I 1
Lecturer II Nil
Assistant Lecturer 3
Graduate Assistant Nil
Year 1 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ——–
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Year 3 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ——–
Year 4 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ———
Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

study animal science

NDU Animal Science Programme

Duration: 5 years

Class Attendance: 70%

Semesters: 10

Male Lecturers: 5

Female Students: 685

Male Students: 950

Female Lecturers: 3