School of Computational and Mathematical Sciences (Statistics and Operations Research)


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The Department of Statistics and Operations Research is one of the three sisterly departments in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Agriculture. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Statistics and Operations Research.

Statistics is the science of collecting, analyzing and interpreting data, and of measuring, modelling and controlling uncertainty. Operations Research also known as Management Science is a systematic and rational approach to problem-solving and decision making in situations of complexity, uncertainty and conflict.


To provide a range of professional academic programmes with flexible structures which allow students to progressively reach their full potential in the study of Statistics and Operations Research


To be one of the leading centres for the study of Statistics and Operations Research by providing quality education to our students and undertaking innovative and constructive research that is relevant to our community

Core Values

  • Excellence in all aspects of the Departments functioning
  • Professionalism and academic integrity
  • Serving others instead of ourselves