### HISTORY OF THE FACULTY

In 2011, the new Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences was formed with the following three departments:

1. Department of Computer Sciences

2. Department of Mathematics

3. Department of Statistics

In the year 2016, all the three programmes of the faculty achieved full accreditation conducted by the National University Commission. In 2012, approval was granted by the National University Commission (NUC) to department of Mathematics to start Masters Programme in mathematics.

In the Year 2018, the National University Commission gave the approval for the B.Sc. Information and Communication Technology. Approval was also granted by the NUC for the following Postgraduate Programmes:

PhD Mathematics

M.Sc Mathematics

M.Sc Computer Sciences

M.Sc Statistics

PGD in Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

As at August 2021, the faculty has Seventy Seven (77) permanent academics staff, Eighteen (18)

Visiting Professors/ Readers/Senior Lecturers, Seven (7) Technologists and 15 Administrative and Supporting Staff with the undergraduate student population of Two Thousand and Twenty Eight (2028) and Postgraduate Student Population of Eighty One (81).

The faculty is coordinated by the Dean, the Deputy Dean, the Sub Dean as well as the heads of departments who work together closely with the members of the faculty board.

### MANDATE OF THE FACULTY

B.Sc (Hons) Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Information and Comm. Technology

M.Sc Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics

PhD Mathematics

PGD in Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics