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Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Nairobi, Kenya
Since nutrition problems are multicausal, the Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics programme offered by the University of Nairobi incorporates various courses: biological, physical, medical and social sciences, to help the graduates of the programme address problems from a multidisciplinary point of view. 
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Overview

Career

Graduates from the Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics programme offered by the University of Nairobi might go on for postgraduate training in applied and basic nutrition, food science and technology, public health disciplines, such as epidemiology, biostatistics, demography, maternal and child health, etc., or alternatively, accept jobs with relevant ministries, non‑governmental organizations (NGOs), schools and colleges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction To Human Nutrition
  • Basics Of Food Chemistry
  • Food Toxicology
  • Food Legislation
  • Field Methods In Anthropology
  • Demography
  • Human Nutrient Requirements
  • Analytical Methods In Nutrition And Food Science
  • Biostatistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

K.C.S.E. Candidates

  • Candidates must, in satisfying the minimum entrance requirements of mean grade of C+ for the University, offer passes at C or above in Biology or Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Physics or Physical Science and, in Mathematics (or Geography, Home Science, Agriculture).

Other Candidates

  • Alternatively, admission may be granted to outstanding diplomats from recognized Health, Agricultural or Veterinary Colleges , with passes at credit or distinction.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1122 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1122 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1122 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1122 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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130,000 Kshs

Living costs for Nairobi

  • 49608 - 74990 KES/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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