Postgraduate
Programme Code:
09MSAM
Duration:
Mode of Study:
Full Time, Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 9, Credits 240

Master of Science in Applied Mathematics

Course Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics is a postgraduate specialisation degree that aims at consolidating and deepening the knowledge and expertise in the Mathematics discipline, and to develop student’s capacity to conduct supervised research of an applied nature. The programme is purposefully designed to enable students to evaluate and apply mathematical theories, techniques and models to solve complex mathematical related problems in the specialised areas of Optimisation (including Operations Research), Generalised Fluid Dynamics, Financial Mathematics, Computational Methods, Biomathematics and Mathematical Ecology, that face the public and private sectors.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates will be considered for admission into the Master of Science in Applied Mathematics if they have a minimum of Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics Honours from Polytechnic of Namibia/Namibia University of Science and Technology or equivalent qualification in a related discipline from any other recognised institutions. In either case, the candidate should have proven evidence of having conducted supervised research. Evidence of communication proficiency in the English language is required. Candidates may be required to attend a pre-selection interview at the discretion of the Postgraduate Study Committee, to ascertain their competencies for independent research in a specialised area of Applied Mathematics. Registration prior to the approval of a research proposal is provisional and will be made official only when the proposal is approved by the Postgraduate Studies Committee. These procedures will be fully explained to each prospective student during their personal interview.

Career Opportunities

Various senior positions or consultants in business financial service industries, and health informatics.

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

YEAR 1
Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

NQF Level

NQF Credits

TAM911S

Thesis

None

9

240

Semester 2

TAM912S

Thesis

None

YEAR 2
Semester 3

TAM913S

Thesis

None

Semester 4

TAM914S

Thesis

None

 

YEAR 3
Semester 5

TAM915X

Thesis Extention

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