To contribute to South Africa and the whole world through excellence in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics education and research
- To provide an environment where the students can learn and become independent, innovative thinkers and users of Mathematics and Mathematical applications.
- To provide a conducive environment for teaching, learning and research.
- To promote academic growth by offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.
- To provide an atmosphere where high studies and research thrive amongst students and staff.
- To undertake projects which offer job opportunities for students from industries