Alongside their statistical knowledge, graduates will leave the course with valuable skills in:
- logical thinking
- data analysis and manipulation
- communicating statistical findings
Graduates go on to a wide range of careers. Some enter roles that have a direct correlation to their degree, including banking, education and finance. Others utilise their transferable skills in sectors such as healthcare, sport and transport.
An MSc in statistics also opens up opportunities in data science.
84.8% of postgraduate taught students from the School of Mathematical Sciences secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £30,374.*
*HESA Graduate Outcomes 2019/20 data published in 2022. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. The average annual salary is based on graduates working full-time, postgraduate, home graduates within the UK.