Diploma in Technology (Food Science and Technology) - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year Diploma in Technology (Food Science and Technology) has been designed to provide students with an in-depth level of knowledge and skills that can be practically applied in a wide variety of occupations across the Food and Beverage industry. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, this course will be of interest to students who want to learn how to create new and innovative food products, improve their analysis and leadership skills, and work in one of Kenya's most dynamic and fastest-growing industries. 

Graduates with a Diploma in Food Science and Technology will have a wide range of exciting and rewarding careers to choose from. In addition, you will be exposed to cutting-edge technologies and advancements and use them to address some of society's most pressing issues such as malnutrition and poverty. If you're looking for a career that is high-paying, uniquely rewarding, and that will allow you to leave an impact on your community, then this course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to start your journey with confidence. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Be competitive for entry-level positions in the private and public sector. 
  • Pursue advanced degrees in a related field. 
  •  Understand the basic food safety issues in the market. 
  • Develop and evaluate quality of new food products using objective and subjective methodologies.
  • Understand the basic concepts in food chemistry and analysis
Certification obtained

Diploma in Technology (Food Science and Technology)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 
  • Food Technologist 
  • Nutritionist 
  • Quality Supervisor 
  • Food Processing Specialist 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Mean Grade of C - (Minus) with C - (Minus) in cluster subjects.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in the online application form 
  • Upload their academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit
  • Bank Transfer 
There are scholarships and grants available for certain courses. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya over the period of two academic years (6 semesters). 

Where and When


Technical University of Kenya

Technical University, Haile Selassie Avenue , Nairobi, Kenya

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