The Department of Statistics came into existence at the Botswana Campus of the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland (UBLS) in 1972, in order to meet the need of producing professionally qualified manpower in the field of statistics.
The Department of Statistics currently comprises of 24 staff members of whom 2 are Professors, 5 Associate Professors, 3 Senior Lecturers, 12 Lecturers and 2 support staff. The areas of specialization of our staff include the following; Probability and Inference, Biostatistics, Biometry, Time Series, Bayesian Inference, Applied Statistics and Operational Research. Our size and areas of research contribute to our ability to address a broad spectrum of statistical issues.
The Department offers Diploma in Statistics, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees programmes.