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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Registration 2022 | 10 Jan – 25 Feb

In view of the current Covid-19 public health emergency, the University has put in place measures to ensure that the 2021 registration processes continue in a manner that mitigates the health and safety risks for our staff, students, and members of our local communities.
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Data Science Extravaganza Targets Top Learners

UKZN’s Women in Analytics and Dudes in Data event has become a highly anticipated and sought after happening for high school learners. The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) hosted the science extravaganza online, with pupils participating from various schools in KwaZulu-Natal. Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of...
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UKZN’s Computer Science Discipline Concludes Successful Online 2021 Industry Seminar Series

UKZN’s Discipline of Computer Science (CS) has built a reputation for producing highly sought-after BSc graduates, thanks to the dedication of its 11 academic staff on the Westville and Pietermaritzburg campuses. Leveraging on its strength in quality teaching, the Discipline has steadily established an effective honours programme, which is delivered...
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UKZN Features in Times Higher Education Annual Rankings by Subject for 2022

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has been placed into the 601+ band of the Times Higher Education (THE) annual ranking of the top universities for 2022 by subject, which feature 10 South African universities in four key disciplines of study. THE is the leading provider of Higher Education data for the...
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Women in Analytics and Dudes in Data 2021

We hosted our third Women in Analytics event and second Dudes in Data event, to expose young learners to the field and get them interested in data analytics careers.
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Dean & Head of School

Prof Delia North

Ms Victress Nkone
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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