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Department of Statistics and Acturial Science


 


 



 


 


Postgraduate Programmes

 

 

Undergraduate Programmes

BSc Applied Statistics

 

 

Programs in Statistics Department

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE ( ACTUARIAL SCIENCE WITH IT)

Entry Requirements

To be admitted into the degree of Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science, candidates must meet the minimum university and School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science entry requirements. In addition to meeting the minimum university and Faculty of Science admission requirements, candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science must have passed Mathematics with a minimum grade of B at K.C.S.E., or an Equivalent qualification.

Objectives

The Actuarial Science degree programme is designed to provide broad training in the basic Mathematics underlying the operations of private and social insurance and employee benefit plans.

Duration and Structure

  1. To be considered for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science, a candidate shall normally have enrolled for courses over a period of not less than four academic years.
  2. The courses will be offered in units, in which a course unit is defined as a one-hour lecture or two hours tutorial or three hours practical session per week per semester.
  3. Students will take a maximum of 48 units in each year of study. Students wishing to take more than 48 units will require senate approval.
  4. In the first year, students will take 42 units from the department of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, and 4 units from the common University IT courses. In second year, students will take 33 core units from the department, and a further 9 units from the elective courses offered by the department. The remaining four units will be taken from among the IT courses offered as University common courses.
  5. In the third and fourth years of study, students will take the core units, plus an additional unit from the elective units offered by the department.

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Bachelor of Science (Applied Statistics With IT)

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Introduction

The programme leading to BSc degree in Applied Statistics is structured to provide fundamental knowledge of application of statistics in various fields. The program covers five major areas of Applied Statistics, namely:
  1. Mathematical Statistics
  2. Economic Statistics
  3. Demography and Social Statistics
  4. Actuarial Science
  5. General Applied Statistics.

 

Objectives

The main objectives of this programme are to:
  1. equip the student with a broad based statistical knowledge and skills;
  2. train statisticians for employment in public and private sectors.
  3. prepare candidates for postgraduate studies in statistics

Admission Requirements

To be admitted in BSc. Applied Statistics programme a candidate must, satisfy the minimum University and School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science entry requirements.

Duration and Structure of the Programme

  1. The duration of the programme shall normally extend over a period of four academic years.
  2. The courses are offered in units in which a course unit is defined as one hour lecture or two hours tutorials or three hours practical session per week per semester.
  3. Students will take a minimum of 42 and maximum of 48 units in each year of study. Students wishing to take more than 48 units will require senate approval.
  4. In the first year, students will take 36 core units from the department, 6 units from the IT courses offered as common units. In the second year, students will take 33 core units from the department, 9 units from the elective listed and 6 units from the common university IT courses.
  5. In the third and fourth years of study, Students will take courses from their respective areas of specialisation.
  6. In the third year students will take 36 core units and 3 required units from the department of Mathematics. In the fourth year students will take 18 core units. The additional units will be chosen from the elective units listed, in line with the desired area of specialisation

Availability

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Maseno
Kisumu
HomaBay
Nairobi
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Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

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