Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics is very strategic to many fields including basic science, social and management sciences. Its importance cannot be overemphasized. The philosophy of this degree programme is to create a sense of enthusiasm in mathematics and its application in different areas.
The programme shall be designed to
The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics to form the core subjects with credit in any other two relevant science subjects at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent. In addition, an acceptable pass in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with appropriate subject combination is required for admission into 100 Level.
Candidates with two A level passes (graded A-E) at the GCE Advanced Level in relevant subjects (Mathematics, Further Mathematics ,Physics and Chemistry) may be admitted into 200-level.
Graduation Requirement To grauduate, a student must pass a minimum of 120 units including all compulsory courses.
a) Regime of Subject Knowledge
All bachelors honours level,Mathematics graduates are expected to develop cognitive abilities and skills relating to intellectual tasks including problem solving in mathematics
b) Competencies and Skills
They should be able to demonstrate practical skills relating to the solution of mathematical problems and its applications.
c) Behaviourial Attitudes
They should be able to demonstrate general skills relating to non-subject specific competencies, computer literacy, communication skills, interpersonal skills, organization skills, IT skills and life-long learning skills.
Graduates of Mathematics are expected to have the ability to apply knowledge and skills to solving theoretical and practical problems in Mathematics and other related areas in relation to national and societal needs.
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