B.Sc. On Campus


University of Nairobi

48 months
147 USD/credit 3969 USD/year
147 USD/credit 3969 USD/year
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The overall objective of this Mathematics programme offered by the University of Nairobi is to provide sound education in mathematics to those who have a true desire to pursue a career in mathematics. 


The Mathematics programme offered by the University of Nairobi aims at producing a well focused graduate with a potential for further training in mathematics and related disciplines. The programme provides for five main areas of specialisation: Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research and Actuarial Mathematics. 

Successful completion of the programme provides qualifications which enables the mathematics graduate to:

  • Work with scientists, engineers or economists to solve complex and practical problems with modern mathematical methods.
  • Use modern mathematical techniques and modify appropriate methods.
  • When necessary develop new mathematical models, supported by his broad general knowledge.
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in mathematics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Communication Skills
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Calculus 
  • Plane Geometry
  • Mechanics 
  • Computational Mathematics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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108 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants should hold one of the following minimum qualification or equivalent:

  • Mean grade C+ at KCSE plus at least grade B in Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Statistics
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Education, with mathematics as a major subject.
  • A-level: 2 Principal passes in maths/physics, maths/chem, maths/geog, maths/econ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3969 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 147 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    3969 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 147 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • 16,000 KSHS per credit

Living costs for Nairobi

49608 - 74988 KES /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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