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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Undergrad and Honours applications extended to 31 Oct

The closing date for 2022 Undergraduate and Honours applications have been extended to the end of October. Take a look at our programmes and apply.
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International Mathematical Fellowship Award for PhD Candidate

Mr Abd-semii' Oluwatosin-Enitan Owolabi, a PhD candidate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) has received the International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship Award, one of three awardees pursuing mathematical doctoral studies in the developing world.
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Umgenipoort Research Facility Provides Unique Opportunity for Interdisciplinary Research

Thanks to the generosity of the Oppenheimer family, UKZN has enjoyed access to an exciting research site facility near the source of the Umgeni River since 2015. A visit to the site - at Umgenipoort in the upper reaches of the Dargle Valley - was recently organised to explore avenues...
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Mathematician and Teacher Takes Einstein’s General Relativity to the ‘Next Level’ at Virtual Inaugural Lecture

A senior member of UKZN’s Astrophysics Research Centre and a full professor in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Professor Sudan Hansraj, is the first academic at the University to present his official inaugural lecture online.
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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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