Entry Requirements

 

  • KCSE Mean grade of C+ (plus) or its equivalent
  • Mathematics/Physics C (Plain)
  • Chemistry, Biology     C (Plain           )
  • English/Kiswahili C+ (Plus)

 

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

 

Year I

Semester I

University Common Units

Course Code

Course title

Hours

UCU 101

Development Studies

35 hours

UCU 103

Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking

35 hours

Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Course Code

Course title

Hours

SMA 100

Mathematics for science I

45 hours

HFN 141

Introduction to Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

45 hours

HFN 142

Physical and Inorganic Chemistry

72 hours

HFN 143

First Aid

72 hours

HFN 144

Macronutrients

45 hours

Semester II

University Common Units

Course Code

Course title

Hours

UCU 100

Communication Skills

35 hours

Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 145

General Biology

72 hours

HFN 146

Nutrition in the Lifespan

45 hours

HFN 147

Organic Chemistry

45 hours

HFN 148

Sociology for Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

45 hours

HFN 149

Micronutrients

45 hours

HFN 150

Information and Communication Technology for Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

72 hours

Year II

 

Semester I

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 240

Foundations of Food Preparation

72hours

HFN 241

Human Nutrition

45 hours

HFN 242

Food Microbiology and Parasitology I

72 hours

HFN 243

Nutrition in HIV and AIDS

45 hours

HFN 244

Primary Health Care

45 hours

HFN 245

Human Anatomy

72 hours

HFN 246

Nutrition Assessment

72 hours

                                               Semester II

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 247

Nutrition Anthropology

45 hours

HFN 248

Meal Planning, Management and Services

72 hours

HFN 249

Nutrition and Psychology

45 hours

HFN 250

Nutrition and Disease Management I

45 hours

HFN 251

Life Skills

45 hours

HFN 252

Human Physiology

72 hours

HFN 253

Nutrition Surveillance

45 hours

Year III

Semester I

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HCU 300

Introduction to Research Methods

45 hours

HFN 341

Maternal and Child Nutrition

45 hours

HFN 342

Nutrition and Sports

45 hours

HFN 343

Entrepreneurship in Nutrition

45 hours

HFN 344

Food Microbiology and Parasitology II

72 hours

HFN 345

Nutrition and Disease Management II

45 hours

HFN 346

Nutrition Counseling

72hours

Semester II

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 347

Biostatistics in Nutrition

45 hours

HFN 348

Analytical Chemistry

72 hours

HFN 349

Nutrition Education

72 hours

HFN 350

Food Biotechnology

72 hours

HFN 351

Nutrition Biochemistry

72 hours

HFN 352

Therapeutic Dietetics

72 hours

HFN 353

Practicum I

480 hours

Year IV

Semester I

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 440

Food and Nutrition Security

45 hours

HFN 441

Principles of Food Processing, Preservation and Storage

72 hours

HFN 442

Nutrition in Emergencies

45 hours

HFN 443

Food Chemistry

72 hours

HFN 444

Project in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

72 hours

HFN 445

Nutrition Intervention, Programme Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

45 hours

HFN 446

Nutrition Care Process and Therapy

72 hours

Semester II

Course Code

Course title

Hours

HFN 447

Seminar in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

45 hours

HFN 448

Food Analysis

72 hours

HFN 449

Nutrition Epidemiology

45 hours

HFN 450

Food Safety Hygiene and Legislation

45 hours

HFN 451

Nutrition Pharmacology

45 hours

HFN 452

Leadership and Policy in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

45 hours

HFN 453

Nutrition and Behaviour

45 hours

HFN 454

Practicum II

480 hours