Careers and employability

Rewarding careers

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Rewarding careers

Mathematics opens doors to a wide variety of challenging and rewarding careers. Accountancy and finance, entrepreneurship and governance, technology and scientific research – talented mathematicians are in demand at every level in many different kinds of organisations. Our students are in the top 10 most targeted by leading employers according to the latest High Fliers Research (2020).

95% of our recent graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17). Recent graduates have secured positions at organisations including:

  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • HMRC
  • Marks and Spencer
  • PwC
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Ministry of Defence

Our close working relationships with a large number of key companies means that throughout your degree you’ll have opportunities to work with industry and prepare for a career in a professional environment.

Read our alumni profiles to find out more about where our students are working.