The Diploma Programme is a holistic package which provides opportunities to the learner to gain knowledge about nutrition and public health. It also enables the learners to develop skills in communicating nutrition and health related information to the community. The aim of the programme is to develop a knowledge base in areas of nutrition and public health, promote awareness about concepts and principles in communication and their application in nutrition and health education and develop skill in playing the role of nutrition/ health educators in the community.

Learners with basic 10+2 qualification and an interest in community work will find the Diploma very useful. It is a professional training programme. People working with both government and non-governmental sectors in the role of community workers would also benefit from this programme. The Diploma will provide an additional qualification helping them to improve their professional competence and promotion chances.
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or its equivalent
  • Medium: English
  • Minimum Duration: 1 year
  • Maximum Duration: 4 years
  • Programme structure: The Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education is a 32 credit consisting of four courses.