Dietetics Management Program Offered at Mt Kenya University

Diploma Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Diploma (Accredited by: Mt Kenya University)

About Dietetics Management Diploma program.

The dietetics management course is designed to provide the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes required in the dietetics profession. These attitudes are useful in providing nutrition related services to the community, food industries, feeding programmes, hospitals and to individuals. This diploma is mandated by the Kenya Institute of Education and examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

Objectives of Dietetics Management

To enable the trainee acquire practical skills, knowledge and attitudes required for the nutrition and dietetics profession. To understand the aspects of modern health care systems in the world. To understand the role of diet therapy in the management of disease and for healthy individuals. To appreciate the scientific aspect of food and its significance in diet.To plan, organize and implement the dietary management procedures. To relate methods of basic nutritional assessment to planning sound nutrition care for individuals and at the community level.

Entry requirements for Dietetics Management

KCSE average grade C- or Craft certificate in Food and Beverage Production and Service.

About Mt Kenya University

Mount Kenya University (MKU) is a Chartered University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education.

Mount Kenya University Main campus is located in Thika, with other campuses in Nairobi, Parklands, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret, Nkubu, Meru, Kakamega and Kisii. The University has study centres in Malindi, Kisumu, Nyeri and ... read more