School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

Welcome to the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science

The school is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. It is located predominantly on the Pietermaritzburg, Westville and Howard College campuses. It houses approximately 900 undergraduate students; and boasts a postgraduate complement in excess of 210, engaged in Honours, Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral research.
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MTHETHWAMATICS – Teach The Nation Mathematics Programme

MTHETHWAMATICS in collaboration with University of KwaZulu-Natal’s College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science will be hosting the Teach The Nation (TTN) Mathematics programme for Grade 10, 11 & 12.
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Inaugural Lecture By Professor Oluwatosin Temitope Mewomo

You are cordially invited to the Inaugural Lecture to be presented by Professor Oluwatosin Temitope Mewomo entitled: Notions of Amenability in Banach Algebras and Fixed Point Theory – A Career in Two Parts
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Graduation 2022 Highlights

Take a look at some highlights from our Autumn Graduation ceremonies. Join us in celebrating our future leaders as they make their way from student life to post-graduation opportunities.
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Three UKZN Scientists Awarded for Excellence in Maths and Statistics Research

Two researchers and an alumnus of the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) have received awards for their work while UKZN has been recognised as the node institution with the highest number of publications for 2021. The successes were announced during the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)/National...
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Meet Dr Reuel Khoza, UKZN’s New Chancellor

Newly installed UKZN Chancellor, Dr Reuel Khoza, presided over this year’s first Graduation ceremony on Wednesday, an occasion which also marked the return of in-person graduation ceremonies at UKZN. The return to in-person graduation ceremonies comes after a two-year hiatus as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the University to hold virtual...
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Statistics Students Win Coveted National Awards

UKZN Statistics students have scooped four of the six bursaries and scholarships on offer for this year from the South African Statistical Association (SASA). Three of the awards - open to SASA members involved in full-time studies at accredited universities - are for third-years with the rest earmarked for students...
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Dean & Head of School

Prof Delia North


PA/Secretary:
Ms Victress Nkone
Nkonev@ukzn.ac.za
031 260 7233

The  School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science is one of five Schools in the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science. The School’s competent cohort of lecturers ensure that students emerge highly employable, with a rich university experience and a comprehensive, first-class Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree to their name.

The School offers is comprised of three disciplines, which provide students with access to numerous career opportunities.

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