Our graduates are in high demand from prospective employers in commerce, industry, the professions and education, reflecting the immense scope of a maths degree. Many students choose to undergo further specialist training to qualify as accountants, actuaries and teachers, or in areas such as insurance, research and development, administration and management.
Our degrees are also excellent preparation for PhD study.
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers (Ranked in the top ten in The Graduate Market in 2013-2020, High Fliers Research).
94.4% of undergraduates from the School of Mathematical Sciences secured work or further study within six months of graduation. £24,500 was the average starting salary, with the highest being £50,000.*
The School of Mathematical Sciences ranked 3rd in the UK for boosting graduate salaries, with graduates earning an average of £5,935 more than expected five years after graduation.**
* Known destinations of full-time home undergraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
** The Economist British University rankings, 2017.