Career prospects for mathematics and computer science are excellent. As nearly all businesses today rely on computers, you’ll find that there are opportunities across all of the sectors in large organisations, the public or charity sector or in SMEs. Maybe you want to pursue a career that specifically uses your mathematical, statistical or computing skills or choose a more general career such as management or consultancy. Either way you’ll possess key skills that are highly sought after by business – in fact any industry that uses modelling, simulation, cryptography, forecasting, statistics, risk analysis and probability.
Our combination of work experience and up-to-date teaching means that you will be well-equipped to follow the career you want after graduation.
These are some of the areas where a maths degree is valued highly:
Finance: banking, accountancy, actuarial, tax, underwriter, pensions, insurance
Medicine: medical statistics, medical and epidemiological research, pharmaceutical research
Design: engineering design, computer games
Science: biotechnology, meteorology, oceanography, pure and applied research and development
Civil Service: scientists (‘Fast Stream’, DSTL, DESG), GCHQ, security service, statisticians
Business: logistics, financial analysis, marketing, market research, sales oil industry, management consultancy, operational research
IT: Systems analysis, research
Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year