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DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL STUDIES – HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

This department offers various health and social sciences courses to equip trainees with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to promote health, advocate for the rights of the vulnerable groups, empower communities, manage community projects and programs and offer quality services that are tailored to the needs of clients. The department promotes trainees’ ethical and intellectual development and capabilities through critical and independent thinking, reading, and communicating and research. It fosters breadth through engagement with theoretical foundations and basic skills, and depth through the intellectual challenges explored via intensive study in a field of concentration.
Our vision is to provide skilled and competent human resources in the health and social services sector that is vested with moral and ethical values. Currently, the department offers the following courses.

Courses in Department of Social Studies

COURSE DURATION MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS EXAM BODY EXAM SERIES APPLY NOW
Certificate in Social Development & Welfare 12 months D / D+ KNEC JULY / NOV APPLY
Diploma in Community Development & Social Work 6 months per module C- KNEC JULY / NOV APPLY
Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics 6 months per module C- KNEC JULY / NOV APPLY
Diploma / Certificate in Counseling Psychology 6 months per module C- KNEC JULY /NOV APPLY
Diploma in Environmental Health & Safety 6 months per module C- KNEC JULY /NOV APPLY
Diploma in Food Science Technology 6 months per module C- KNEC JULY /NOV APPLY
Diploma in Child Rights & Protection 6 Months per Module C- KNEC July / Nov APPLY
Certificate in Child Rights & Protection 6 Months per Module D+ KNEC July / Nov APPLY
Diploma in Community Health 6 Months per Module C- KNEC July / Nov APPLY
Certificate in Community Health 6 Months per Module D+ JP-UK July / Nov APPLY
Proposal Writing / Guidance & counseling 3 weeks Open Internal OPEN APPLY
HIV / AIDS Management 6 months per module module C- ABMA OPEN APPLY