Teaching in the School
The BSc in Computational and Applied Maths introduces students to the application of advanced mathematics and computational techniques to problems in commerce and industry, engineering, finance and economics, society, the medical sciences, the environment and pure sciences.
The BSc in Computer Science explores the fundamental mathematical and scientific principles behind computer science, and also provides students with practical skills required.
The School of Computational and Applied Maths also provides service teaching in the fields of engineering, architecture, town planning, building science, commerce and the health sciences.
Honours Degrees are offered in the fields of Computational and Applied Mathematics (students are free to select from a wide range of topics), Advanced Mathematics of Finance (students study the mathematics and data-science of modern quantitative finance), Big Data (established to meet the needs of industry and of the scientific community, where massive demand for highly skilled data scientists has emerged), Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences.
The MSc by coursework and research report is offered in the fields of Computer Science, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Sciences, and eScience.
The newly introduced MSc in the field eScience trains students on computational, mathematical and statistical methods to solve data-driven problems. A Masters of Arts in eScience is available for students in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
The MSc and PhD by dissertation in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics is offered in the fields of Computer Science, Big Data Analytics, Computational and Applied Mathematics, and eScience.
The Rules and Syllabuses booklet for the Faculty of Science contains detailed curriculum information.
- Undergraduate applications (for admissions information, entrance requirements and details on how to apply to Wits)
- Postgraduate applications (for admissions information, closing dates and applications. MSc and PhD applicants should contact the School before applying to find a supervisor)
- International Applicants
- Fees and Funding