Diploma in Community Nutrition and Health - University of Eldoret | Educartis

Eldoret
2 years
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This two year Diploma has been designed to give students the hands-on experience they need in order to participate effectively as important change agents, as well as become vehicles for community health and nutrition enhancement. Taken on-campus at University of Eldoret, this programme offers learners unique insight into current community health development practice using both theoretical learning and practical experience, for an education that extends well beyond the classroom. 

Do you want a career that will allow you to help others? A Diploma in Community Nutrition and Health will allow you encourage healthier lifestyles and wellness by educating individuals and communities about behaviours that can prevent diseases, injuries, and other problems. If you're looking for a highly challenging, yet rewarding career, that will give you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives and well-being of other Kenyans, then this course will provide you with the skills, experience, and knowledge you need to make a successful contribution to the field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Conduct effective community health assessments. 
  • Assess and apply strategies for community health and nutrition awareness. 
  • Gain practical experience in their field of study. 
  • Practice without discrimination and with respect regardless of a client's age, class, color, culture, disability, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, religion and sexual orientation.
  • Evaluate research studies, apply research findings to practice, and evaluate their own practice interventions.
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Community Nutrition and Health 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Nutritionist 
  • Community Empowerment Coordinator
  • Community Health Educator 
  • Community Health Specialist

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE mean grade of C (Plain) with a C - (Minus) in Mathematics or Physics, C - (Minus) in any other two science subjects and a C (Plain) in English OR Kiswahili 
  • A KCE Division III with a pass in Mathematics and Physics with a pass in any other two science subjects and a pass in English OR Kiswahili 
  • Certificate in Agriculture/Community Development or related field 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form. 
  • Submit copies of any relevant academic certificates. 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 500 KES 
  • Submit a bank slip of the application fee 

Payment options

The fee for this course is 60,000 KES per year. Students can pay for their fees through bank deposits or bankers cheque using the following bank accounts:

National Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 0210 733 42500
Cooperative Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 129 1831 70000
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 03 002 973 38822
KCB Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 11 268 78049
Standard Chartered Bank 
  • Branch: Eldoret Branch 
  • Account Name: University of Eldoret 
  • Account Number: 01 028 169 68202
In addition to paying fees, students are advised to have with them: 

  • 18,000 KES per semester for food 
  • 9,000 KES per semester for books 
  • 3,500 KES per semester for accommodation if in University Residence 
Note
International students pay 20% more of tuition fees but East African community applicants pay the same fees as local, privately sponsored students. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the University of Eldoret over the period of two years. 

Where and When

01/10/2019

University of Eldoret


On Eldoret Ziwa Road , Uasin Gishu, Eldoret, Kenya

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