Online Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics.

Africa Centre for Project Management is pleased to announce a Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics Online & Distance Learning Course.

Start Date : 5th May 2020.

Course Organizers: .

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2004 in Amsterdam with the Africa regional offices in Nairobi.The organization was corporate organizations in Africa and Asia by offering Online certificates and In-House trainings. The organization has over ten years experience working with development partners in capacity building in. We have trained over 5000 development and Business Professionals in various thematic areas…

Overall Course Overview:

Human Nutrition and Dietetics offers excellent training to Nutritionists and Dietitians, Dietetic Technicians and Technologists who will use science to promote healthy eating habits for both preventive and curative management of nutritional disorders. Diet therapy, nutritional research, counseling and education are all within the realm of the nutrition and dietetics profession. It is also a comprehensive introduction to the important role nutrition and diet play in maintaining health. With the huge rise in diet related illnesses such as obesity, type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease we face important choices in terms of diet and nutrition on a daily basis. It is also important to understand the role nutrition plays in growth and development throughout our lives. The course aims at developing basic understanding about nutrition, its effect on human health and newer advances in food technology. This course encompasses physiological, biochemical and social aspects of food and discusses relationship between metabolites and human health. Moreover, the course is focused on the advances in the most emerging area of applied science of Nutraceuticals (where food is the medicine). The knowledge of nutrition under extreme climate conditions, space nutrition, and sports nutrition empowers students’ knowledge and skills to utilize food as a powerful tool for physical, mental, and social well being…

Course Objectives

To develop a coherent and broad based coverage of Purchasing and Supplies Management and the underlying principles in the supply chain management…
To equip the learners with appropriate business skills in Purchasing and Supplies Management.

To enhance learners confidence and ability to critically evaluate supply chain requirements.
To enable learners to develop solutions from moral, professional and academic perspectives.
To provide students with experience in the development of Supply Chain Systems necessary for solving business problems and making managerial decisions.
To prepare the candidates to undertake research and pursue Post-graduate studies.

Courses Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Module 2: Introduction to Nutrition Epidemiology ·

Module 3: Introduction to Food Microbiology

Module 4: Principles of Human Nutrition

Module 5: First Aid

Module 6: Human Anatomy and Physiology

Module 7: Principles of Primary Health Care

Module 8: Nutritional Anthropology

Module 9 Nutrition in Emergencies

Module 10 Nutrition and HIV and AIDS

Module 11: Research paper

Module 12: Final examination


There are ten assignments (continuous assessment tests),research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 60%,research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 10% of the marks. Upon completion of the course you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.


Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD:52 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week
DATES: (12 Months) Course Starts 1st of Every Month.
PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals
COURSE FEE: **USD 700 **
ORGANIZERS: Africa Center for Project Management
LANGUAGE: English only
FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning facilitated
GENERAL COURSE CONTACT:([email protected])