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COURSE: BSC IN MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL SC...

University of South Africa, UNISA
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3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
This degree develops an understanding of operations research, statistics and aspects of computer science and informatics. These are skills that can be used to solve problems in science, engineering, technology, finance and commerce.

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

  • Linear algebra

  • Calculus

  • Introduction to programming

  • Computer systems: fundamental concepts


Second year subjects:


  • Mathematical programming

  • Rational decision making

  • Financial modelling

  • Distribution theory

  • Applied statistics

  • Design of experiments

  • Forecasting

  • Matrix methods in statistics

  • Programming: data structures

  • Programming: contemporary concepts

  • Systems analysis and design methods


Third year subjects:


  • Optimisation of resources

  • Simulation

  • Models for strategic decision-making

  • Financial risk modelling

  • Distribution theory

  • Inference

  • Analysis of variance and regression

  • Time series

  • Principles of databases

  • Database design and implementation


Careers: statistical modeller, statistician.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za

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