Welcome to the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
The Department of Applied Mathematics at Univen is one of the largest and most successful in South Africa. It is an active centre for research, both fundamental and applied.
School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Phone: +27 15 962 8275
Location: University of Venda, School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences Building
Degree: The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by the Council for General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50-59%) or better in four subjects chosen from the recognised 20-credit NSC subjects. In addition, applicants must have a minimum point score of 26. A grade 12 certificate with a bachelor or matric exemption is required if grade 12 has been achieved.
Diploma: The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 3 (moderate achievement, 40-49%) or better in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects.
Certificate: The minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi.
To be considered for admission to specific programmes, applicants are required to have the appropriate combinations of recognised National Senior Certificate subjects as well as certain levels of achievement in these subjects.
N.B. Achievement of the minimum requirement does not guarantee an applicant admission to any programme. The minimum points for admission to a bachelor’s degree study is 26 and can be reviewed by Senate from time to time.
Researchers in various areas of application of mathematics, viz engineering, biometrics, biomathematics, Physics, financial institutions, insurance companies, Teachers/ Lecturer Consultants, Computer Programmers, Data science specialists, Modellers of real life processes