General:

All Location

Mogadishu-Somalia

Duration

1 year

Earliest Start Date

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Application Deadline

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Languages

English

Study Type

Campus / DL Online

Pace

Full Time / Part Time / DL Online

Tuition Fees

$

Prepare for a career in nutrition, a growing profession making an important contribution to the health and well being of individuals, communities and populations locally and globally. Students who undertake a Diploma in Nutrition Science will be able to gain credit for up to the first year of study and articulate into the second year of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science, and potentially other health science bachelor degrees at Global University, or exit with the Diploma in Nutrition Science as a standalone qualification.

Undertaking the Global University Diploma in Nutrition Science will help you to develop the academic skills and university experience needed to succeed in more advanced tertiary study.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain an introduction to health science and solid foundation in human nutrition.
  • Explore the relationship between nutritional intake, the maintenance of health and the development of disease.
  • Create basic dietary plans for all life stages including fitness and weight loss.
  • Learn about the influence of society and culture on our dietary intakes.
  • Understand and apply evidence-based practice and critical enquiry.

Requirements

The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Application Letter
  • Admission fee $
  • Passport sized photos
  • File
  • Pass entry exams.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.

Diploma in Nutrition

Duration: 4 Semesters

Course Units: 24

Course Structure

Course Code

Course Title

Semester

1.      

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

1

2.      

Entrepreneurship

1

3.      

Communication Skills

1

4.      

Life Skills

1

5.      

Mathematics

1

6.      

Physical Science

1

7.      

Introduction to Nutrition and Dietetics

2

8.      

Human Anatomy and Physiology

2

9.      

Food Safety and Hygiene

2

10.                         

Food Production for Invalids and Convalescents

2

11.                         

Meal Planning. Management and Service

2

12.                         

Diet Therapy I

2

13.                         

Principles of Human Nutrition

3

14.                         

Maternal and Child Nutrition

3

15.                         

Introduction to Microbiology

3

16.                         

First Aid

3

17.                         

Research Methods

3

18.                         

Introduction to Primary Health Care

3

19.                         

Diet Therapy II

4

20.                         

Food Microbiology and Parasitology

4

21.                         

Communicable and Non – Communicable Diseases

4

22.                         

Product Development, Marketing and Sales

4

23.                         

Nutrition Epidemiology

4

24.                         

Food Security

4

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