Public Health (Nutrition) - Finstock Evarsity College | Educartis
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KSh153000 TotalKSh137700 Total

12 months


Course Overview

This diploma level programme is offered by Finstock Evarsity and aims to provide a sound background for students who are seeking to transfer sound skills in public health and nutrition at the community and institutional level. Taken on-campus, this programme will provide learners with the skills and knowledge they need to become advocates for change of society's behaviour and attitudes, as well as initiate changes in policies towards the betterment of human health at national and international levels. 

The work of public health and nutrition professionals is very important because such initiatives affect people every day in every part of the world. This field addresses broad issues that can affect the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, populations, and societies - both now, and for generations to come. If you're looking for a career that can truly help you work for the greater good of humankind, then this diploma course will help you develop into a responsive professional who can use their skills and knowledge to better the quality of life of people around the globe. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of current scholarship and research in this field. 
  • Demonstrate innovation in solving health-related problems amongst diverse populations. 
  • Exercise initiative in creative programme planning, decision making, and leadership. 
  • Apply their knowledge and research to professional practice to meet the changing and multidisciplinary demands of this sector. 
  • Critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship in this discipline. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Public Health (Nutrition)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Health Specialist 
  • Public Health Officer 
  • Public Health Programme Manager
  • Health Advisor 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of C - (Minus) 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must:

  • Fill out the relevant online application form. 
  • Pay a registration fee of 1,000 KES 

Payment options

All payments are done online and students can use the following: 

  • Pesa pal
  • Visa card
  • Mpesa
  • American express
  • Mastercard
  • Co-operative bank
  • Airtel money
  • KCB Bank

  • Partial scholarships are available for students. 

Detailed course information

This diploma course is offered as an online programme by Finstock Evarsity. The course curriculum comprises of compulsory and specialisation units is as follows:

Compulsory Units
  • Research Methods 
  • Introduction to Environmental Health 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Introduction to Epidemiology 
  • Health Systems 
  • Social Perspectives 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics 
  • Communication Skills
  • Public Relations 
  • Cell Biology and General Genetics 
  • Introduction to HIV/AIDS 
  • Introduction to Psychology 
Specialisation Courses 
  • Essential Facts on Nutrition 
  • Community Health 
  • Food Science and Technology 
  • Legal Aspects 
  • Primary Health Care Practice 
  • Social Research 
  • Maternal and Perinatal Health 
  • Disease Prevention  
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