The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics programme is intended to produce graduates with mathematical methods that find use in science, engineering, business, computer science, and industry. Thus, this is a professional specialty in which students work on practical problems by formulating and studying mathematical models.
At the end of the training the student is expected to be able to:
In addition to fulfilling the common university regulations, an applicant for the degree of Master of Science in Applied Mathematics should satisfy the following requirements. Hold a Bachelor’s degree at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division) or its equivalent from a university recognized by Chuka University. Those with Second Class (Lower Division) may be considered on condition that they have at least two years of relevant research/working experience. Must have taken Mathematics as a major subject in the first degree having at least 8 units in the area of Applied Mathematics at undergraduate level.
The Masters Degree programme in Pure Mathematics shall extend for a period of at least 18 months but not more than 36 months for full-time students, or at least 30 months but not more than 48 months for school based students. The programme shall be Coursework and thesis based:- Course work will take one academic year (two semesters) for full-time or three sessions for school based students followed by research, thesis writing and defence. Students will be required to register for and pass all core and elective courses with a loading of a minimum of 51 CFs before graduation. At least 36 CFs must be from coursework for candidates writing a thesis. The part-time course work mode is offered in three blocks in April, August and December vacations plus consultation sessions of at least twice a month during the off vacation period: The programme requires a minimum of Ten (10) units (30 CFs) of coursework and a successful completion of thesis of 15 CFs. A student may take extra courses over and above the required number of units. A student may also choose courses subject to the approval of the department. The programme will be taught through a problem solving approach shall be used with emphasis on library research, internet, open problems, project, modeling and seminar
Full Time Ksh-130,000/=,
per year science- based.
Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:
Bank Name Account Name: Branch Account Tharaka University
Co-operative Fees Collection
Bank Account Chuka 0112972400000
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KCB Bank Fees Collection Chuka 1240985967