One of the main functions of the Institute is to provide training for mid career senior officers in Government departments, with population training. To meet this aim the Institute has introduced a Diploma in Population Studies. Candidates for this diploma will need to have a degree in any one of the following: economics, sociology, geography, statistics or mathematics.
Entry requirements for admission to the University of Nairobi for the above programme
1. KCSE with a C+ or equivalent or KCSE with a C plain or equivalent Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized post- secondary institution.
2. KCE/EACE Div. III/ Ordinary GCE or equivalent Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized post- secondary institution.
3. KACE or EAACE./ Advanced GCE Certificate with one principal pass Plus a Diploma (including IB Diploma) or equivalent from a recognized postsecondary institution, KACE or EAACE certificate with two principal passes or equivalent.
Theories of Population &World Population
Trends with Special Reference to Africa
Introduction to Techniques of Demography Analysis
Introduction to Statistics and Basic Research Methodology
Population, Development and Socioeconomic Planning
Culture, Population & Social Change