DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS MANAGEMENT


This is a two year programme which is designed to provide the trainees with knowledge, skills    and attitudes required in the Dietetics profession. The following modules/units will be covered:

UNITS

MODULE I

DNDM5301:        Information Communication Technology
DNDM 5302:       Entrepreneurship
DNDM 5303:       Communication Skills
DNDM 5304:       Life Skills
DNDM 5305:       Mathematics
DNDM 5306:       Physical Science
DNDM 5307:       Human Anatomy and Physiology
DNDM 5308:       HIV and Aids
DNDM 5309:       Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics
DNDM 5310:       Food Safety and Hygiene
DNDM 5311:       Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents
DNDM 5312:       Meal Planning. Management and Service
DNDM 5313:       Nutrition Anthropology
DNDM 5314:       Diet Therapy I
DNDM 5315:       Maternal and Child Nutrition
DNDM 5316:       Nutrition in HIV and Aids
DNDM 5317:       Legal Aspects in Nutrition and Dietetics
DNDM 5318:       Principles of Human Nutrition

MODULE II UNITS

DNDM 5319:       Introduction to Microbiology
DNDM 5320:       Diet Therapy II
DNDM 5321:       Principles of Food Processing and Preservation
DNDM 5322:       Introduction to Biostatistics
DNDM 5323:       Biochemistry
DNDM 5324:       Nutrition in the Lifespan
DNDM 5325:       Principles of Nutrition and Behaviour
DNDM 5326:       Introduction to Primary Health Care
DNDM 5327:       First Aid
DNDM 5328:       Business Plan
DNDM 5329:       Research Methods

MODULE III UNITS

DNDM 5330:       Food Microbiology and Parasitology
DNDM 5331:       Communicable and Non – Communicable Diseases
DNDM 5332:       Food Security
DNDM 5333:       Nutrition Education and Counselling
DNDM 5334:       Diet Therapy III
DNDM 5335:       Nutrition Epidemiology
DNDM 5336:       Nutrition in Emergencies
DNDM 5337:       Community Partnership Skills
DNDM 5338:       Nutrition Assessment and Surveillance
DNDM 5339:       Product Development, Marketing and Sales
DNDM 5340:       Industrial Organization and Management
DNDM 5341:       Trade Project

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passed relevant Craft certificate.
  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Equivalent qualification

FEES STRUCTURE

 FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

Admission Fee 1,000
ID Card 300
Library 3,000
Education Trips 1,500
Activity fee 1,000
Mock Exams 1,500
Tuition 123,000
KNEC Exam 26,550
Indexing 10,000
Assessment 2,000
Graduation 2,000
KISWSO 1,000
Medical 1,800
GRAND TOTAL 174,650

 DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Admission Fee 1,000
ID Card 300
Library 3,000
Activity fee 1,000
Mock Exams 1,500
Tuition 123,000
KNEC Exam 27,000
Indexing 10,000
Assessment 2,000
Workshops 4,500
Graduation 2,000
KISWSO 1,000
Medical 1,800
GRAND TOTAL 178,100