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Mathematical Sciences

About us


In order to achieve its vision, the Department of Mathematical Sciences seeks to:

  • offer training in the development of mathematical skills, knowledge and insights in a way that is accessible to the African community
  • provide quality tuition, conduct relevant research and deliver academic services at the same level of internationally accepted best practice.
  • recruit, develop, utilize and retain high calibre, motivated and dedicated staff
  • engage in tuition and research projects that promote the cultural heritage of Africa and the eradication of poverty, discrimination and mathematical illiteracy


  • conducting research at a level on par with international standards
  • engaging in theoretical, experimental and reflective research
  • informing and supporting the tuition function

Academic Citizenship:

  • teaching and communicating mathematics and astronomy to the widest possible cross-section of the African society.
  • providing academic services to the scientific community both nationally and internationally
  • supporting mathematics education in Science, Engineering and Technology in all its aspects
  • increasing mathematics access to Higher Education