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The Department of Statistics and Operations Research is one of the three departments in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (SMCS), which is one of the four Schools in the Faculty of Science and Agriculture at the University of Limpopo (www.ul.ac.za). Situated at Turfloop Campus of the University, the SMCS is housed in the Mathematical Sciences Building – a modern building with computer laboratories which are equipped with latest software packages for all relevant disciplines within the three Departments in the School: Computer Science, Mathematics & Applied Mathematics and Statistics & Operations Research.

HONOURS MODULES ON OFFER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATISTICS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Honours in Statistics

Research Project

 

Biostatistics

 

Probability Theory

 

Nonparametric Statistical Inference

 

Statistical Inference

 

Multivariate Analysis

 

Sampling Theory

 

Stochastic Processes

 

Advanced Time Series Analysis

 

Advanced Mathematical Programming

 

Methods of Operations Research

 

 

 

 

SMCS also offers BSc, MSc & PhD in Mathematical Sciences

Honours modules are the foundation for MSc and PhD research studies. 

SMCS has established strong partnerships with other institutions nationally (ESKOM; HSRC; CSIR; MRC; DBSA; IMB; Stats SA; NRF; DST; AIMS; Wits University; UP; UWC; Rhodes University; UNISA; Stellenbosch University), regionally (NUST in Zimbabwe and University of Zimbabwe, Jomo Kenyatta University in Kenya, University of Buea in Cameroon, University of Ghana), and internationally (Louisiana Tech University in USA; Oxford University in UK; University of Melbourne & University of Wollongong in Australia; and VLIR in Belgium). Our collaboration extends to all Government Departments in the Limpopo Province, and to most National Government Departments. The Department of Statistics & Operations Research also engage in two research areas: energy demand forecasting and small area estimation.

 

DEPARTMENT CONTACTS

Address : The HoD of Statistics & Operations Research, P/Bag X1106, SOVENGA, 0727

Tel : +27 (0)15 268 2367/3101

Fax : +27 (0)15 268 3075/3487

Email : khehla.moloi@ul.ac.za