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training in: another university recognised by Senate.

In addition, FEES STRUCURES


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The mathematical background and statistical the candidate must have at least two years relevant PGD Acturial Science
methodology needed in the collection and analysis work experience.
Year of Semester I Semester II Yearly Total
of data from studies in the social and behavioural 4. Holders of a pass Bachelors degree in Actuarial
Study
sciences. Science from the University of Nairobi or an
The methodology for proper acquisition and equivalent qualification from another university Year 1 117,500 95,000 212,500
analysis of social and behavioural sciences data recognised by Senate. In addition, the candidate Year 2 20,000 20,000
using modern computing software. must have at least three years relevant work
The ability to communicate with researchers in the experience.
social and behavioural sciences, as a member of an 5. Holders of a Bachelors degree from the University Msc. Pure Mathematics, MSc. Applied Mathematics &
interdisciplinary team. of Nairobi or an equivalent qualification from MSc. Mathematical Statistics:
Admission requirements another university recognised by Senate and a
1. Common regulations for the Master of Science Post graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science from Year of Semester I Semester II Yearly Total
Study
degree in the University of Nairobi and the School the University of Nairobi, of a minimum of Credit
of Mathematics shall be applicable. grade. Year 1 86,500 64,000 150,500
2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi of at 6. Holders of a Bachelors degree from the University
Year 2 81,500 20,000 101,500
UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
least Upper Second Class Honours in Mathematics of Nairobi or an equivalent qualification from
or Statistics or an equivalent qualification from a another university recognised by Senate and a Post
university recognised by Senate. graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science from the MSc. Biometry , MSc. Social Statistics & MSc. Industrial SCHOOL OF
3. Graduates in Economics, Sociology, Psychology, University of Nairobi, of a Pass grade. In addition,
Geography and Commerce, with a good the candidate must have at least two years relevant
Mathematics:
Year of Semester I Semester II Yearly Total
MATHEMATICS
Mathematical background. work experience.
Study
4. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours degree
plus at least two years relevant research experience or PH.D programme: Year 1 98,500 76,000 174,500
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA
academic work may be considered for admission. The School offers PhD programmes in the following
areas:
Year 2 93,500 25,000 118,500 Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial
Master of Science in Acturial Science Mathematical Statistics; Pure Mathematics; Applied Science
The course is designed to equip the students with
advance training in theoretical and practical aspects
Mathematics; Biometry; Social Statistics and Actuarial
Science.
MSc. Actuarial Science: MASTERS AND PhD
of Actuarial Science in order for them to work in life
Year of
Study
Semester I Semester II Yearly Total
PROGRAMMES
and non-life insurance companies (designing insurance COURSE DURATION
Year 1 115,500 96,000 214,500
Master of Science in Biometry
products and valuing financial contracts and investing The minimum duration for the Post-graduate
funds); consultancy (offering advice to occupational Diploma course shall be three semesters and the
Master of Science in Social Statistics
Year 2 113,500 40,000 153,500
pension funds and employee benefit plans); Government maximum duration shall be six semesters. A Master of Science in Pure
services (supervising insurance companies and advising candidate shall be required to take ten taught course Mathematics
on the national insurance); and also in the stock units and a project. PhD program
exchange, industry, commerce and universities. The minimum duration for the MSc. Courses shall
Master of Science in Applied
Year of Study Total Fee Mathematics
Admission requirements be four semesters and the maximum duration shall
1. Common regulations for the Masters degree in the be twelve semesters. A candidate shall be required Year 1 152,200 Master of Science in Actuarial Science
University of Nairobi shall apply. to take twelve taught course units and a project.
Year 2 135,200 Master of Science in Mthematical
2. Holders of a Bachelors degree in Actuarial Science The duration for PhD. Programme shall be at least
from the University of Nairobi of at least Upper three years. Year 3 135,200 Statistics
Second Class Honours or an equivalent qualification Master of Science in Industrial
from another university recognised by Senate. For more information, contact :
The Director, School of Mathematics,
Mathematics
3. Holders of a Bachelors degree in Actuarial Science
from the University of Nairobi of Lower Second University of Nairobi Doctor of Philosophy
Class Honours or an equivalent qualification from P.O Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
Tel:+254-20-4445751 Email: maths@uonbi.ac.ke
Website: www.uonbi.ac.ke www.uonbi.ac.ke
INTRODUCTION for the study of Mathematics and its applications. More More specifically the aims of the course are to: degree plus at least two years relevant research
The School of Mathematics located at Chiromo Campus specifically, the aims of the course are to: Provide students with advanced training in experience or academic work may be considered
is one of the largest schools in the University of Nairobi Provide students with advanced training in Pure mathematical methodology relevant for research for admission.
with a current establishment of 45 teaching staff and Mathematics and applications in Biology, Computer Science,
8 non-teaching staff. The School enrolls about 1700 Expose students to current research trends in Pure Engineering, Economics, Physics, Operations Master of Science in Biometry
students each year including more than 60 postgraduate Mathematics. Research among others. This course is designed to provide advanced training
students. The School of Mathematics offers specialised Admission requirements Provide students with sound training in the use in applied Statistical Methodology needed for studies
training in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, 1. Common regulations for the Master of Science of modern mathematical methods and appropriate and applications in Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture,
Statistics, Biometry, Actuarial Science, Modelling and degree in the University of Nairobi and the School computing skills necessary for modelling real life Biology and Ecology. The aim is to train students to have
Operations Research. of Mathematics shall be applicable problems. the biometric skills to work with research professionals
The School has collaborative links with the University 2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi of Enable students acquire the ability to communicate in the design and implementation of research studies to
of Reading in the UK, University of Natal in South at least Upper Second Class Honours in Mathematics with Eengineers, Economists, Computer Scientists, improve the livelihoods of the poor. More specifically,
Africa, Limburghs University in Belgium and Uppsala or an equivalent qualification from a university Physicists and other researchers as a member of an the course aims to provide sound training in:
University in Sweden. The School facilitates learning recognised by Senate. interdisciplinary team. The mathematical background and statistical
through seminars, attachments to institutions such as 3. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours Admission requirements methodology needed to analyse data from studies
ILRI, ICIPE, ICRAF, KEMRI and of course through degree plus at least two years relevant research 1. Common regulations for the Master of Science in Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Biology and
informal contacts with staff and other students. experience or academic work may be considered degree in the University of Nairobi and the School Environment.
The School has an up-to-date reference library for admission. of Mathematics shall be applicable. The methodology for proper acquisition and
consisting of books, journals and periodicals.The 2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi analysis of biological data using modern computing
School has a post-graduate computing laboratory with Master of Science in Applied Mathematics of at least Upper Second Class Honours in resources.
modern computers, printers and scanners. Various This course is designed to provide students with Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Biology The ability to communicate with biomedical
Mathematical and Statistical packages such as S PLUS, broad training in mathematics required for analysis or Economics, or an equivalent qualification from a or agricultural researchers as a member of an
SPSS, Epi-info, Matlab, and Maple just to mention a and solution of problems in Applied Sciences, and for university recognised by Senate. interdisciplinary team.
few are available. students intending to pursue research towards a doctoral 3. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours degree Professional issues in biometry to enable them have
degree in applied mathematics and related areas. In plus at least two years relevant research experience or professional good conduct in practice.
PROGRAMMES DESCRIPTION particular, the aims of this course are to enable the academic work may be considered for admission. Admission requirements
Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science students to: 1. Common regulations for the Master of Science
The Diploma in Actuarial Science is designed to prepare Acquire advanced training in Mathematical theory Master of Science in Mathematical Statistics degree in the University of Nairobi and the School
students for careers in the Actuarial profession, which is and methods. This course is designed to provide students with of Mathematics shall apply.
concerned with the application of financial, mathematical Acquire competence in analysis and solution of solid grounding in advanced Statistical Theory and 2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi of at
and statistical techniques to problems in life insurance, applied problems in Science and Engineering. methodology required in many areas of research and least Upper Second Class Honours in Mathematics
casualty insurance, pension funds, medical insurance, Admission Requirements applications.The aims of the course are therefore to or Statistics or an equivalent qualification from a
investment plans and market securities among others. 1. Common regulations for the Master of Science provide students with opportunities to: university recognised by Senate.
The course is primarily intended for graduates with a degree in the University of Nairobi and the School Acquire advanced training in statistical theory and 3. Graduates in Medicine, Agriculture, Biology,
good mathematical background. of Mathematics shall be applicable. methodology Agricultural Engineering, and Agricultural
Admission requirements 2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi of at Acquire competence and effectiveness in analysing Economics, with a good Mathematical
1. Common Regulations governing Postgraduate least Upper Second Class Honours in Mathematics, data using modern computing software. background.
Diploma programs in the University of Nairobi Physics, or Engineering or an equivalent qualification Develop skills as a statistical consultant 4. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours degree
shall apply. from a university recognised by Senate. Admission requirements in the areas specified in 2 and 3 plus at least two
2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi or 3. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours degree 1. Common regulations for the Master of Science years relevant research experience or academic
an equivalent qualification, preferably with a good plus at least two years relevant research experience or degree in the University of Nairobi and the School work may be considered for admission.
Mathematics background. academic work may be considered for admission. of Mathematics shall be applicable.
2. Holders of a degree of the University of Nairobi of Master of Science in Social Statistics
Master of Science in Pure Mathematics Master of Science in Industrial Mathematics at least Upper Second Class Honours in Statistics or This course is designed to provide advanced training in
The overall objective of the course is to train students The course is designed to enable students to solve Mathematics or an equivalent qualification from a applied statistical methodology needed for studies and
to acquire increased understanding of the fundamental economic, environmental or technological problems university recognised by Senate. applications in the social and behavioural sciences.
structures of Mathematics, and lay a firm foundation which require mathematical modelling. 3. Holders of a Lower Second Class Honours More specifically, the course aims to provide sound