COURSE: BSC IN MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL SC...

University of South Africa, UNISA
Type:
N/A
Duration:
3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
This degree ensures that students have a broad theoretical and practical understanding of operations research, mathematics and applied mathematics in a decision-making environment. An added benefit is that it integrates the principles behind various mathematical techniques with their practical application in the business world.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Introduction to the business world

  • Modelling in a financial environment

  • Descriptive statistics and probability

  • Data analysis and inference

  • Pre-calculus Mathematics

  • Calculus

  • Linear algebra

  • Applied linear algebra

  • Mathematical modelling

  • Comprehension skills for science

  • End-user Computing

  • Introduction to programming


Second year subjects:


  • Mathematical programming

  • Rational decision making

  • Financial modelling

  • Distribution theory

  • Linear algebra

  • Introduction to discrete mathematics

  • Differential equations

  • Numerical methods


Third year subjects:


  • Partial differential equations

  • Numerical methods

  • Ordinary differential equations

  • Discrete mathematics: Combinatorics


Careers: statistical modeller, mathematical modeller.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za‚Äč

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