Awards of Degree In the Department of Mathematical Sciences

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Available and Accredited.

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Available and Accredited..

Professional Masters Degree

Not Yet Available.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Available and Accredited.

M.Sc- Applied Mathematics
PHILOSOPHY
The Masters Degree programme in Applied Mathematics is designed to produce unbiased and systematic observations, accurate documentation and interpretation of facts and phenomena with a view to generating manpower with optical competencies and skills to function effectively in the academia, in the private sector and in the global knowledge economy.
OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the programme are;
(i). To produce high level man power in the sciences through the acquisition of skills and knowledge, for national development.
(ii). To develop science graduates with a sense of inquiry, capacity for independent research and motivation, to extend the frontier of science and technology.
(iii). To produce manpower with optimal competencies and skills to function effectively in the academia.
(iv). To provide highly competitive graduates in areas of mathematics or multidisciplinary areas involving mathematics, who are capable of applying appropriate scientific principle for solving related social-economic and technological development of human well being.
Ph.D-Mathematics

PHILOSOPHY
The fact is that mathematics is the driving force for all science, technology and education which impact on the global economy. The philosophy of the doctoral programme is to produce professional mathematicians who will be equipped with research skills and knowledge of advanced Mathematics that will address problem of shortage of manpower in the academia and other mathematics related problems in every facet of life.
OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the programme are to:
(i) develop advanced scientific teaching and research skills in Mathematics, and
(ii) produce professional mathematicians needed in the Universities, other tertiary institutions, Institutes and Industries who will apply their knowledge in solving related problems for national social–economic, and technological development.

General Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking for admission into all the programmes of the Osun State University must possess a minimum of 5 credits, including English Language and four other relevant subjects, obtained at not more than two sittings, except as otherwise required. Candidate with ‘O’ Level Examination results obtained up till 2010 must present original of their certificates for screening as their statements of results and/or result slips are unacceptable. Every candidate in regular employment must submit, with his/her application, a formal letter of release for postgraduate studies by his/her employer. In addition to the general requirements, an applicant is expected to fulfill specific requirement as provided below

Coursework-PGD, M.Sc., Ph.D In Mathematics

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Programme Details
M. Sc.(Applied Mathematics) with Specialization in (i) Biomathematics (ii) Computational Mathematics (iii) Fluid and Solid Mechanics (iv) Mathematical Modelling / Stochastic Processes. (v) Numerical Analysis. Ph.D. ( Mathematics) with specialization in (i) Biomathematics (ii) Computational Mathematics (iii) Financial Mathematics. (iv) Fluid and Solid Mechanics (v) Mathematical Modelling / Stochastic Processes. (vi) Numerical Analysis
(i) A minimum of Third Class Division degree in Mathematics, Computer Sciences or Statistics of Osun State University or any other recognized University; or (ii) A minimum of HND (Upper Credit) in Mathematics and Statistics; Computer Science or Accounting from recognized Tertiary Institutions with three years cognate working experience.
In addition to the University general regulations and guidelines on Postgraduate admission, applicants into Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics shall be: i. Holders of the basic requirements for admission into B. Sc (Mathematics) Programme of Osun State University in addition to the following requirements; ii. Graduates of Osun State University or any other recognized University with atleast a Second Class (Lower Division) Honours Degree in Mathematics,Computer Science or Statistics. Graduates of Statistics and computer Science may however be advised to audit some prerequisite undergraduate core courses in Mathematics.
In addition to the University general regulations and guidelines on Postgraduate admission, applicants into higher Degree Programme in Mathematics shall be holders of the basic requirements for admission into B. Sc (Mathematics) Programme of Osun State University in addition to the following requirements; Graduates of Osun State University or any other recognized University with research thesis in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and obtained a course work weighted average of not less than 60% ( B+) or a CGPA of not less than 3.50 on a scale of 5.00.
To be eligible for the award of Ph. D degree in Mathematics, a candidate must satisfy the following conditions: (v) A duly registered candidate for the Ph.D programme in consultation with his/her supervisor, shall submit a comprehensive research proposal to the Department at the end of the First Semester, for assessment by a Committee set up by a Departmental Postgraduate Committee. (vi) The candidate will be required to present at least two seminars on his research findings subject to acceptability by the Departmental Postgraduate Committee. (vii) The candidate shall be required to pass the Ph.D qualifying examination not later than the end of the third Semester in accordance with Regulation Governing Postgraduate Studies. (viii) The candidate that has successfully passed the qualifying examination shall submit an original thesis carried out and written in the format specified by the Postgraduate College. The thesis shall be orally examined in accordance with the Regulations Governing Postgraduate Studies..
Course of Study
Postgraduate Diploma In Financial Mathematics| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS |Master of Science (M.Sc) In Applied Mathematics| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS| Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D In Mathematics| FULL TIME| MINIMUM OF 6 SEMESTERS|.
Application Fee: =N=10,000; Acceptance of Offer of Admission: =N42,500; School Fees|PGD=N=130,000| M.Sc=N=230,000| Ph.D=N=Not Yet Available.
Ag. Head of Department, Mathematical Sciences, Main Capmus: Dr. M O. Olayiwola, Mobile No: +2348131109234, email: olayiwola.oyedunsi@uniosun.edu.ng.