If you ‘re wondering if there are D plain courses in Mount Kenya university, this is the article you should read to the end.
It is so obvious that after completing secondary school education everyone’s dream (you not being an exceptional) is joining the university of your choice and pursue your desired course.
Now, if you scored D in your KCSE, you might be wondering if there are courses offered with a minimum grade of D plain at Mount Kenya University especially if it is your dream university.
If this is you, this article will point you in the right direction when it comes to D courses in Mount Kenya University.
D plain courses in Mount Kenya university
Just so you know, Mount Kenya University (MKU) is one of the top private universities offering so many courses in different Programmes.
But, as much as it offers so many courses, the fact remains it only has one course you can pursue if you scored D plain in your KCSE.
With that said, below is the D course plus everything else you need to know regarding the course.
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics [the only D course in Mount Kenya University]
This being the only course at Mount Kenya University you can enroll in with a D plain in your KCSE, it is worth noting that the course is in the school of public health, which has five (5) Programmes among them is Nutrition and Dietetics.
Additionally, note that this course is Accredited by the Kenya Nutritionist and Dietitians’ Institute.
Having known that, let us look now go ahead and look at the entry requirement for this course below.
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics Entry requirement
As we said early before, to enroll for this course at Mount Kenya University, you must have a minimum grade of D plain in KCSE.
In addition, you must also have scored a D in the following cluster subjects:
- Biology or Biological Sciences
- Chemistry or Physical Sciences and
- Physics, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture
Now, that you already know all the entry qualifications you require to join Mount Kenya University and enroll in Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics, below is more helpful information you should know regarding the course.
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics [All you need to know]
Course duration: This course takes 6 Trimesters and you pay Kshs. 29,550 per trimester for the 6 trimesters.
Mode of study: The mode of study is full-time.
Career opportunities: When we talk about career opportunities for Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics, the opportunities are quite many as you will see below.
Simply, if you get an opportunity to pursue this course, you can be engaged in rewarding careers in many fields like private, public, international NGOs, and the United Nations agencies.
Careers you can engage in:
- Nutritionist /dietician
- Public health nutritionist
- Community nutritionist
- Clinical nutritionist/dietician
- Foodservice diet therapist
- Nutrition scientists in research institutions
- You can become a Tutor/lecture
Let me now take you through how you can apply for this course at Mount Kenya University.
Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics -How to apply
To apply for admission into the Programme, there are two options you can choose from.
To start with, you can do it online by simply clicking www.mku.ac.ke and strictly following all the steps and instructions to apply.
All you need is:
- A proof of payment, either a bank deposit slip or reference number if you paid via M-pesa.
- You also must ensure you have met the eligibility criteria for the program.
- Academic Transcripts and Certificates.
- Your recent passport photo.
- An Identification document (either a National Identity Card or Passport).
- You can choose the option of obtaining an application form from any Mount Kenya university branch, or downloading the form from the website and printing it.
- From there, fill the form out correctly as instructed, and later return the duly filled form to the Registrar -Academic Administration.
Side note: Application fees for the certificate course is KSHS. 1,000, and the money is payable through the following banks.
Banks to pay application fees through:
kindly make sure you deposited your application payment in either of the following Bank Accounts
- Equity Bank, ACC. No- 0090292435067 SWIFT CODE EQBLKENA
- KCB Bank, Acc. No – 1121032222
- Coop Bank, Acc. No – 01129279981300 SWIFT CODE KCOOKENA
- GT Bank, ACC. No- 2014200002
- Standard Chartered Bank, ACC. No- 0102049817400 SWIFT CODE SCBLKENX
- Family Bank, ACC. No- 005000019336
- Money Order / Banker’s Cheque payable to Mount Kenya University.
D plain courses in Mount Kenya University -FAQs
Can I join MKU with D plain?
If you scored D in your KCSE, note that you can join Mount Kenya University and pursue Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics which you need a minimum grade of D in your KCSE plus a D in the cluster subjects English, Biology or Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Physical Sciences and D in Physics, Mathematics, Home Science, Agriculture.
Is it guaranteed that with a D plain in KCSE I will pursue Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics at MKU?
If you scored a D in your KCSE that is the entry requirement to pursue this course at Mount Kenya University, but you do not qualify with the cluster subjects, it is too unfortunate that you will not have a chance to pursue this course. Simply, the cluster subject must go hand in hand with the minimum D grade.
Final words on D plain courses in Mount Kenya University
As I finalize, it is worth noting that Application for admission does not 100 % guarantee you admission into the University for the course you have applied for.
Just so you know, admission to the university will be subject to fulfillment of all requirements and class size (it can be full) as approved by the University Senate.
Also, keep in mind that if you are not interested in pursuing Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics course, you will then have no position to join Mount Kenya University since it is the only course offered for D students.
For further information, kindly enquire from Mount Kenya University via the following contacts.
Phone number: +254672820/ 0709 153 000.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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