To a person who does not understand Mathematics, Math is abstract, however, to a Mathematics lover; the subject is both abstract and practical. It involves the study of patterns, and students must make use of logical reasoning, analytical thought, and great problem-solving skills, to solve mathematical problems. Every field of scientific inquiry expresses itself through the language of mathematics.

If you earn a BSc in Mathematics, you will have an excellent foundation to pursue advanced degrees in mathematics or in other related specialized professions. Students who want to pursue degrees in other areas such as Medicine, Law or Physics can also begin by getting an excellent foundation in Mathematics.

More than being just a foundational course, Mathematics offers great employment prospects. Mathematics equips students with deep analytical and logical thinking skills that are highly sought in the corporate world. Most high ranking jobs in career surveys are jobs that involve a great deal of mathematical knowledge.

There is a wide range of sectors in Nigeria that constantly demand the services of Mathematicians; these sectors include the petroleum industry, engineering, education, Information Technology, research and astronomy, as well as many government departments.

The minimum entry requirement for admission into the Mathematics program at Southwestern University are:

Credit level passes in 5 relevant subjects at (SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB) O’ Level result or its equivalent, obtained at not more than two sittings and with JAMB/JUPEP/IJMB/OND/HND, Advance Level result.

UTME REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must sit for the current JAMB UTME exams and attain the National cut off mark as a statutory requirement for entry into a Nigerian University