University Of Bahr el Ghazal

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY SCIENCE

The College of Medicine at the University of Bahr El Ghazal is a leading institution in the field of healthcare. It provides a comprehensive education for aspiring doctors, nurses and other health care professionals.

Overview

The College started as school of Veterinary Medicine in the 1992. The first admission into the College was in the 1993. In the year 1995, following administrative and academic success and achievements, the school was upgraded to College of Veterinary Science. The College awards Bachelor degree of veterinary science in five years (10 semesters). The College was relocated to its original seat in Western Bahr El-Ghazal State following independent in 2011. It has graduated up to now 17 (seventeen) batches of undergraduates with good reputation in the then Sudan as well as in South Sudan. The College has also awarded PhDs, M.V.Sc and M.Sc. to 8 (Eight) students.

Vision and Mission Of the college

Our vision is to be the premier regional institution and centre of excellence in human capacity building in the field of veterinary medical sciences so as to promote livestock development, control epizootic and zoonotic diseases in both animal and human nationally and in the region.

  • Supply of labour market and public service with qualified veterinary doctors through preparation of basic knowledge infrastructure and necessary technical skills for the graduates to compete locally, regionally and globally.
  • Utilization of scientific research in the field of veterinary medicine to serve the community needs in various fields of Veterinary.
  • To excel in teaching, continuous professional development and consultative services in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases in national herds, wildlife and fisheries.
  • To carry out high quality research in veterinary, wildlife, livestock production and public and environmental health.
  • Provision of quality research and scholarly programmes for strategic human resources development in order to promote national and regional development.
  • To provide students from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds the opportunity to pursue a career in veterinary sciences.
  • To enhance students’ education through the generation and dissemination of knowledge and life-long learning.
  • To continuously improve the quality of education through curriculum enhancement based on assessment of student and graduate performance.
  • To improve the well-being of animals and people through community service, teaching and research.

Our values

  • Our core values are:
  • Academic freedom
  • Equity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Green environment
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Program Objectives

The goals and objectives of the college are as follows:

1 to graduate students prepared for entry-level veterinary employment or continuation into postgraduate training programmes;

2- to train and graduate students equipped with knowledge base and skills;

3- to graduate students who would be known for their compassion, intellectual honesty, trustworthiness and ethical behaviours.

4- to foster diversity, tolerance and compassion in graduates entering the profession

5- to enhance the professional program and the health and wellbeing of animals and people in south Sudan and the region through the generation and dissemination of knowledge and community service;

  • to foster research in infectious diseases, public health, environmental health, food hygiene and zoonosis in collaboration with health professionals scientist in the country and the region;
  • apply socio-cultural knowledge in the control of zoonosis and food safety management;
  • apply scientific knowledge, principles of research in managing zoonotic diseases and food safety challenges;
  • enhance the college efforts to develop and evaluate new teaching and learning methodologies as a source of scholarly activity;
  • to encourage student interest in and appreciation for research through the inclusion of scientific information and methodology in the curriculum; and
  • to establish collaborative relationships with external stakeholders to promote the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences for the betterment of our educational program.

Academic Staff in the College

S/No

Name

Status

Department

Remark

1

Victor Laku Kwajok

Professor

Preventive Medicine

NA

2

Charles Epiphanio Wani

Professor

Animal Production

 

3

Nyuol Aywel Madut

Lecturer

Preventive Medicine

On training abroad

4

Caesar Jermano Boyong

Lecturer

Preventive Medicine

On training abroad

5

Simon Moses Siyang

Lecturer

Medicine

On training abroad

6

Samuel Jacinto Lee

Lecturer

Animal Production

On training abroad

7

Michael Alisio Surur

Lecturer

Animal Production

 

Teaching Assistants in the College

S/No

Name

Status

Department

Remarks

1

Jennis Daniel Gula

TA

Professional basic sciences

Internal training

2

David Onaferu

TA

Preventive medicine

On training abroad

3

Awad Idris El-sheik

TA

Preventive medicine

On training abroad

4

Masimino Batista

TA

Para-clinical studies

On training abroad

5

Jong Anthony

TA

Clinical studies

Internal training

6

Elias Michael

TA

Animal Production

On training abroad

7

Christopher Rodulfo

TA

Para-clinical studies

 

8

Emmanuel Ladu Ferid

TA

Para-clinical

 

9

Emmanuel Lukudu

TA

Para-clinical studies

 

10

Oliver Vensen

TA

Clinical studies

 

11

Rose Santino

TA

Clinical studies

 

12

Awad Margan

TA

Professional basic sciences

 

13

John Remigo

TA

Clinical studies

 

Technicians in the College

S/No

Name

Status

Department

Remarks

1

Michael Jambo

C. Technician

Para-clinical

 

2

Thomas Gaitano

Technician

Basic sciences

 

3

Suzan Rieyal

Senior technician

Clinical studies

 

4

Aggrey Modawi

Technician

Clinical studies

 

5

Chieben Akec

Technician

Clinical studies

 

6

Philip Ladu

Lab-Assistant

Para-clinical

 

Academic Programme

  • The College adapts credit hours semester system in which the academic year consists of two equal semesters of 15 weeks each separated by a short inter- semester vacation and long vacation of three months (3) every academic year. Part of the long vacation is meant for field training of students in different activities of veterinary science within and outside south Sudan.
  • Students are subjected to continuous evaluation during the semester through periodical tests, seminars and the semester culminates with examination in all the subjects.
  • A curriculum of 280 credit hours is required to qualify a student for a bachelor degree of veterinary science, which is evaluated in three phases:
  • Para-clinical Phase:

Consists of two semesters (5-6) of third year class. Courses taught are parasitology, Microbiology, pathology and animal nutrition.

  • Clinical phase:

Consists of four semesters (7, 8, 9, 10) of fourth and fifth year classes. Courses taught are veterinary surgery, Theriogenology, veterinary medicine, pharmacology, Forensic medicine and Toxicology, Epidemiology, Infectious diseases, food hygiene and veterinary public health, milk production and processing, poultry and fish production, livestock economic, veterinary extension, meat production and processing, poultry diseases, fish diseases, research methodology and research project.

First Year

1st  Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Mathematics & Statistics

VBS111

4

0

4

4

2

Zoology

VBS112

4

4

8

6

3

Botany

VBS113

2

2

4

3

4

Chemistry

VBS114

4

2

6

5

5

Physics

VBS115

4

2

6

5

6

Rural Sociology

VBS116

3

0

3

3

7

English Proficiency 1

VBS117

2

0

2

2

Total

7

22

10

33

28

Second Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Animal Husbandry

VAN121

8

4

12

10

2

Environmental studies

VBS121

2

0

2

2

3

Wildlife management

VAN122

2

0

2

2

4

Biochemistry 1

VPB121

4

2

6

5

5

Physiology 1

VPB122

4

2

6

5

6

English Proficiency 2

VBS122

2

0

2

2

Total

6

22

8

30

26

 

Second Year

First Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Gross Anatomy1

VPB211

6

2

8

7

2

Histology 1

VPB212

4

2

6

5

3

Physiology 2

VPB212

4

2

6

5

4

Biochemistry2

VPB212

4

2

6

5

5

Genetics

VAN211

4

0

4

4

6

Scientific English1

VBS211

2

0

2

2

Total

6

24

8

32

28

Second Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Gross Anatomy2

VPB221

4

4

8

6

2

Histology 2

VPB222

4

2

6

5

3

Physiology 3

VPB223

4

2

6

5

4

Biochemistry 3

VPB224

4

2

6

5

5

Animal Breeding

VAN221

4

0

4

4

6

Embryology

VPB225

4

0

4

4

7

Scientific English 2

VBS221

2

0

2

2

Total

7

26

10

36

31

Third Year

First Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Pathology 1

VPA311

8

4

12

10

2

Microbiology1

VPA312

6

2

8

7

3

Parasitology 1

VPA313

6

2

8

7

4

Animal Nutrition 1

VAN311

4

2

6

5

Total

4

24

10

34

29

Second Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Pathology 11

VPA321

8

4

12

10

2

Microbiology11

VPA322

6

2

8

7

3

Parasitology 11

VPA323

6

2

8

7

4

Animal Nutrition 11

VAN321

4

2

6

5

Total

4

24

10

34

29

Fourth Year

First Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

VPM411

4

2

6

5

2

Veterinary Medicine 1

VCS411

4

4

8

6

3

Pharmacology1

VCS412

4

0

4

4

4

Theriogenology1

VCS413

4

4

8

6

5

Poultry and Fish Production

VAN411

4

2

6

5

6

Infectious Diseases 1

VPM412

2

2

4

3

7

Fish Diseases

VPM413

2

0

2

2

Total

7

24

14

38

31

Second Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Milk production and processing

VAN421

4

2

6

5

2

Veterinary Medicine2

VCS421

4

4

8

6

3

Pharmacology2

VCS422

4

2

6

5

4

Surgery1

VCS423

4

2

6

5

5

Infectious diseases 2

VPM421

4

2

6

5

6

Wildlife diseases

VPM422

2

0

234

2

Total

6

22

12

 

28

Fifth Year

First Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Poultry Diseases

VPM511

4

2

6

5

2

Veterinary Medicine 3

VCS511

4

4

8

6

3

Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

VCS512

4

2

6

5

4

Surgery 2

VCS513

4

2

6

5

5

Theriogenology2

VCS514

4

2

6

5

6

Meat production and processing

VAN511

4

2

6

5

7

Research Methodology

VCS515

2

0

2

2

Total

7

26

14

40

33

Second Semester courses

Code

Theoretical hours

Practical hours

Total contact hours

Total credit hours

1

Food Hygiene and Safety and Public health

VPM 521

4

4

8

6

2

Veterinary Medicine 4

VCS521

4

4

8

6

3

Zoonotic Diseases

VPM522

4

0

4

4

4

Surgery 3

VCS522

4

2

6

5

5

Theriogenology3

VCS523

2

2

4

3

6

Livestock economics and marketing

VAN521

2

0

2

2

7

Veterinary Extension

VPM523

2

0

2

2

8

Research Project

VCS524

 

 

 

 

Total

8

22

12

42

30

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The college of medicine at the University of Bahr El Ghazal is a place where you can learn the skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your career.The college offers a variety of programs, including general medicine, surgery and obstetrics, anesthesia, pediatrics and neonatology. It also offers a post-graduate degree in public health that trains professionals to work in health care facilities.Students who wish to study at this university should apply through their respective faculties or departments.

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