|Description of the Program|
This is a diploma level programme which provides a sound background for professionals who will service at community and institutional level to transfer sound skills in health and nutrition. Diploma graduates in the field of nutrition and dietetics will advocate for change of society’s behavior and attitudes as well as initiate changes in policies towards the betterment of human health at national and international levels.
|Objectives of the Program|
To qualify for the award of the diploma a candidate must take and pass a minimum of Total 18 Units including:
The minimum requirement for admission for Diploma in Human Nutrition and Dietetics shall be a C plain in KCSE or its equivalent with a minimum pass of C plain in English or Kiswahili and minimum passes C in any two of the following subjects: Biology/Biological sciences, Chemistry/Physical sciences, Physics, Mathematics, Home science or Agriculture.
A candidate with a Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution shall also be eligible for admission and may be considered for credit transfers.
|Duration of the Program|
The diploma in nutrition and dietetics shall be offered over a minimum period of two academic years.
Each academic year at ANU shall consist of three trimesters.
The programme shall be offered in the full time and with prospects of part-time study in the future.
|Mode of Study|
|Locations where the program is offered|
RONGAI: ANU MAIN CAMPUS
January, May and September.
Tuition Fees per unit/course: 6,750*
Lab costs as applicable
*Tuition Fees: Multiply by number of units per unit/course registered for a trimester
** Laboratory costs will be applied for all courses with practical sessions.