The programme equips learners with the relevant Mathematical knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in Business, Applied Sciences and the Chemical Industry. Graduates will be skilled with competencies in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Programming and Numerical Methods, and will be prepared to pursue their career choices through electives in Business, Applied Science or the Chemical Industry.
Employment opportunities for graduates of the Business stream exist in the insurance and banking industry, in financial services, Statistics SA as well as actuarial, stock markets and business data management. Graduates of the Applied Sciences stream can find employment in health laboratories, government departments, the biotech industry, environment and pollution control and monitoring, forestry and nature conservation as well as fisheries and marine management. Employment opportunities for graduates of the Chemical Industries stream exist in the petroleum, pharmaceutical, fertilizer, explosives and plastics industries. Graduates can also work as forensic analysts, quality assurance agents, chemical plant operators and process engineers.