Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics in Kenya

  • Course Name: Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics(Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • Major Subject: Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics

  •  Gretsa University, Thika  
    Duration: 8 semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    1. KCSE mean Grade of C – (Minus ) or its equivalent as ascertained by the Ministry of Education and any other requirements as set by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Instititute (KNDI). The Mandatory subjects shall be:
    -D+ (plus) English
    -D+ (plus) in Chemistry or Physical sciences
    -D+ (plus) Biology/ biological sciences
    -D (plain) in the following mathematics, physics, home science, agriculture
    2. A certificate in Community Nutrition and Dietetics from Gretsa University or any other institution recognised by Gretsa University Senate and KNDI
    3. Bridging: A holder of KCSE certificate or equivalent with a minimum of C -(Minus ) but lacking the Mandatory cluster subjects may be required to undertake a bridging course in the respective courses offered at Gretsa University to qualify for entry.

    Tuition fees: Ksh 25,000
  •  Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences, Thika  
    Minimum entry requirement
    Mean grade of C- at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) level or its equivalent.
    MUST have attained;
    1. English or Kiswahili – D+
    2. Biology – D+
    3. Chemistry – D+
    4. Any one between Physics, Mathematics, Home science, Agriculture, general science -D plain
    Exceptions and Credit transfers shall be considered by the college

    Programme duration
    The diploma in nutrition and dietetics is offered over a minimum period of nine(9) trimesters or three academic years. Each academic year consists of three trimesters.

    Programme start dates
    Intake for the programme is every January, May and September.

    Mode of Learning
    Regular classes
    Weekend classes
    Evening classes
    School based every April, august and December
  •  Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Duration 3 years

    Minimum Entry requirement
    -Mean Grade C- (Minus) at KCSE with C- (Minus) in each of the following: English/Kiswahili, Mathematics/Physics, Biology and Chemistry Or a Certificate in relevant field.

    Tuition Fees 40,000/= per semester
  •  Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE with D+ in English/Kiswahili, Biology,Chemistry,Home science/Agriculture.

    Exam body: KNEC

    Intake: May/September

    Course duration: 3 years, modular
  •  Kabarak University, Kabarak  
    Entry Requirements:

    Mean grade of C
    C in Chemistry
    C in Biology
    C in English OR Kiswahili
    C- in Home Science OR Agriculture
    C- in Mathematics OR Physics
    OR Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  •  Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology , Nakuru  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE with D+ in English, Biology,
    Chemistry and D in any of Physics/Maths/Home science/Agriculture

    Exam body: KNEC/KNDI

    Course duration: 3 terms
  •  The Nairobi Women's Hospital College, Nairobi  
    Duration: 3 years
    Fees: 85,000/=
    Mode of Study: Full Time
    Examination & Licensing: Kenya Nutritionists and Dietetics
    Enrollment Intakes: January, May, September
  •  Kenya Institute Of Development Studies, Nairobi  


    -KCSE Mean grade of C-(Minus) or Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics

    Duration: 1 1/2 years.

    Exam body: KNEC/KNDI
  •  Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies, Nakuru  
    Duration: 27 months
    Examination Body: KNEC
    Termly Fees: 31,500
    Entry Requirements: KCSE C-
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online
  •  Baringo Technical College, Kabarnet  
    Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade C-

    Duration: 1 year

    Exam Body: KNEC

  •  Panorama College of Business, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above.

    Course duration: 18 months

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Goshen Medical and Technical College, Thika  
    Entry Requirements: Aggregate K.C.S.E C- (minus)

    Duration: 6 Trimesters

    Fees Per Trimester: Ksh.23,000
  •  Vihomi Institute of Laboratory Sciences, Kisumu  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 2 years

    Exam Body: KNEC

    Mode of Study: Part time and Full time.
  •  Musakasa Technical Training Institute, Bungoma  
    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  •  Carlile College, Nairobi  
    DURATION: 6 months per Module

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