The Department of Mathematics is responsible for the teaching and research in Mathematics throughout the University. It offers courses for the BSc/BSc Education majoring or minoring in Mathematics, Bachelor of Statistics and BSc Quantitative Economics, B Pharmacy, B Library and Information Science. The graduate programme consits of two Masters: one in Applied Mathematics called Master of Science in Mathematical Modelling (MScMM) and another in Pure Mathematics called Master of Science in Mathematics (MScMath). The Department has produced many PhD degrees in Mathematics specialising in Mathematical Epidemiology. Others are in Insurance Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Dynamical Systems and chaos. A prospective PhD candidate must get in touch with a potential supervisor before he/she is enrolled onto the PhD.