Mathematics is a wide-ranging and versatile subject, and the range of careers open to mathematics graduates are correspondingly varied.
One of the top choices for graduate employers
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
Established in 1994, High Fliers Research is an independent market research company which specialises in student and graduate research. The report is based on research conducted during December 2015 with the UK's 100 leading graduate employers including BP, the Civil Service, IBM, Goldman Sachs, PwC, Google and HSBC.
* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research
Our graduates have been well received in a broad spectrum of careers which include:
There is enormous demand for people with postgraduate qualifications in Mathematics.
MSc degrees are highly marketable and graduates are able to go into:
PhD graduates are also in great demand. In particular, this qualification would be necessary to pursue a career in:
PhD students are also often snapped up by other organisations such as:
PhD Graduate Profile
Tim Eyre - PhD in Mathmatics
As part of his PhD, Tim travelled to many places, including India and Poland. Here he talks about the time he spent at Nottingham and what he has been doing since graduation.
The University of Nottingham has one of the best records for successful Graduate employment in the country. Our Careers and Employability Service includes:
Invitations to recruitment sessions by employers
Individual careers advice
Vacancy information service