he Department of Mathematics offers the following Graduate programmes:
ï‚§ M.Sc. Mathematics
ï‚§ M.Phil./Ph.D. Mathematics (by research)
The objectives of the programme are to:
â€¢ Provide graduates with a comprehensive advanced knowledge of important areas of mathematics.
â€¢ Produce graduates with high level analytical and numerical skills required in a 21st century economy.
â€¢ Enable graduates to function effectively as teachers, at both the school and university levels.
â€¢ Furnish graduates with the necessary background for further study in Mathematics, and enhance their research capability.
To be admitted to the programme a candidate should normally have Bachelors, B.Sc. (Mathematics), or an equivalent degree from a recognized university with at least Lower Second Class Honours. Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered but will be required to pass qualifying courses, as prescribed by the department.
Students must demonstrate aptitude in research/computer skills and must have passed the following courses (or their equivalent): MATH 2125 Introduction to Mathematical Analyses, MATH 2160 Analysis and Mathematical Methods, MATH 2110 Linear Algebra.
Duration of M.Sc. programme:
Full time: 15 months
Part time: 27 months