DIPLOMA IN FOOD, NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

    
StageUnit CodeUnit TitleUnit Type
Y1S1HEH D101Introduction to Human Anatomy and PhysiologyCore 
Y1S1HND D101Introduction to Human NutritionCore 
Y1S1HND D102Nutrition Assessments and SurveillanceCore 
Y1S1HND D103Nutrition & HIV and AIDSCore 
Y1S1HND D104Life SkillsCore 
Y1S1HND D105Foundations of food preparationCore 
Y1S1SCH D101Basic Physical and Inorganic ChemistryCore 
Y1S1SMA D110Mathematics for Sciences Core 
    
Y1S2UCU D102Introduction to Computer StudiesCore 
Y1S2UCU D106Communication skillsCore 
Y1S2ASC D110Introduction to Sociology of CommunitiesCore 
Y1S2HND D106Nutrition EpidemiologyCore 
Y1S2HND D107Food Microbiology & ParasitologyCore 
Y1S2HND D108Diet therapy ICore 
Y1S2SCH D102Basic Organic ChemistryCore 
    
Y2S1HND D201Nutrition, Emergencies and Health Interventions Core 
Y2S1HND D202Health Information SystemsCore 
Y2S1HND D203Maternal -Child Health and Nutrition Core 
Y2S1HND D204Nutrition and Health EducationCore 
Y2S1HND D205Fundamentals of Nutrition BiochemistryCore 
Y2S1HND D206Entrepreneurship in Nutrition and HealthCore 
Y2S1HND D207Diet Therapy II Core 
Y2S1SMA D204Basic Probability and StatisticsCore 
    
Y2S2HND D208Food Safety and HygieneCore 
Y2S2HND D209Nutrition CounsellingCore 
Y2S2HND D210Research Methods in Nutrition Core 
Y2S2HND D211Community Partnership, Project Planning, Management and EvaluationCore 
Y2S2HND D212Contemporary Food Issues in SocietiesCore 
Y2S2HND D213Legal aspects in food, nutrition and dieteticsCore 
Y2S2HND D220Practicum I (May to July)Core 
    
Y3S1HSU D301Communicable and Non-Communicable DiseasesCore 
Y2S1HSU D304Principles of Primary Health CareCore 
Y2S1HSU D302First AidCore 
Y3S1HND D301Diet Therapy IIICore 
Y3S1HND D302Food securityCore 
Y3S1HND D303Business Plan Core 
    
Y3S2HND D304Principles of Food Processing and PreservationCore 
Y3S2HND D305Nutrition in the LifespanCore 
Y3S2HND D306Product Development, Marketing and SalesCore 
Y3S2HND D307Industrial Organization and Management Core 
Y3S2HND D308Principles of Nutrition and BehaviourCore 
Y3S2HND D309Introduction to Nutrition anthropologyCore 
Y3S2HND D310Research ProjectCore 
Y3S2HND D320Practicum II (May to July) Core 
DURATION:  3 YEARS  

Minimum Entry-Requirements:

(i) Mean grade of C+ (Plus) at KCSE with at least C+ (plus) in two (2) of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Maths/Physics, English/Kiswahili.
OR
(ii) Mean grade of C- (minus) and a certificate in a field related to Nutrition from a recognised institution.


Statutory and Tuition Fees Per Year:

East Africans: Ksh. 100,150/= ; 1st Semester 57,325/=, 2nd Semester 42,825/=


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For further information contact:

Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions)
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