The establishment of the School was approved in June 2008. It originated in the School of Technology with the introduction of the BSc in Mathematics and Science Education. The School seeks to develop mathematicians, scientists, and teachers of mathematics and science. The School comprises of six Departments: Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mathematics and Science Education and Computer Science.
The Department of Mathematics and Science Education prepares graduate teachers for high school and tertiary levels. All Departments offer BSc, MSc, and, with the envisioned continuing growth in capacity in terms of infrastructure and expertise, Doctoral programmes in their respective disciplines.
To become a recognised centre of excellence committed to the advancement of mathematical and scientific knowledge and innovations and to the advancement of exemplary teaching/learning of mathematics and science.