BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOOD, NUTRITION AND DIETETICS (BSc FND)
The programme is to be offered in three progressive levels, each level covering approximately 12 units whereby 10 are core units. A student will be eligible for graduation on covering 30 core units and a total number of 38 units including special project, industrial training and science practical.
Graduates of this program have multiple career prospects / options. They can work in nutrition, education and promotion, government departments concerned with health and food, hospitals, schools, collages, factories, cafeterias, research career, food product manufacturing companies and hospitals, teaching in colleges and universities, work as private consultant or private practitioner.
Possession of two principal passes at advanced level in appropriate subjects such as Chemistry and Biology or Home Economics or Agriculture or Food and Nutrition, or Physics or its equivalent.
Holders of a Diploma with credits in Human Nutrition or Home Economics or Food Science or Nursing or community development or Clinical Medicine and other related fields from a recognised institution may be considered
Also candidates who gain admission into the Foundation course (science stream) upon award of the Foundation course certificates qualifies for admission into the BSc Food, nutrition and dietetics degree programme. This category of applicants should have 5 passes or 3 credits in relevant science subjects at “O” level.