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-  Beke Tuboukiye Sese

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1. Akusu, Matthew Ofeihure Lecturer view profile
2. Sese, Beke Toboukiye Lecturer view profile
3. Alikwe, C.N. Philip Lecturer view profile
4. Nodu, M. Bariarabel Lecturer view profile
5. Abule, Ruth Tariebi S Lecturer view profile
6. Ockiya, Asebake Michael Lecturer view profile
7. Kpun, Iteimoere Patience Lecturer view profile
8. Amadi, Okechukwu Sample Lecturer view profile
9. Tarabinah, Wilfred McBarry Lecturer view profile
10. Ikporukpo Iyabrade Lecturer view profile
11. Paki Fidelis Akpozike Etinye Lecturer view profile
12. Egbe Olawari Dennis Joseph Lecturer view profile
13. Ogroh Stella Embelakpo Lecturer view profile
14. Rufus Anthony Lecturer view profile

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study animal science

NDU Animal Science Programme

Duration: 5 years

Class Attendance: 70%

Semesters: 10

Male Lecturers: 25

Female Students: 685

Male Students: 950

Female Lecturers: 14