Maths Careers

Maths is everywhere! All industries use mathematics and statistics on some level. Maths can open up opportunities in business and finance but also places you might not have considered like sport and healthcare too.

Where Could Maths Take You?

Use our interactive resource to explore the university courses and careers that studying Maths at A Level or equivalent could lead to. Click here to download the full resource (PPT, 152mb) or explore the text version below. 

Studying architecture will give you a thorough understanding and appreciation of the structures in which we live today, but also let you look to the future of design and how ideas can be made real and implemented.

– The degree is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB)

Careers

94% of Architecture graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Architect
– Events and Exhibit Designer
–  Graphic Designer
– Mechanical Engineer
– Surveyor

The standard route to becoming a registered Architect is:

– BA Architecture (3 years)
– 1 year in practice
– MArch masters degree (2 years)
– Diploma (1 year part-time while working as an Architectural Assistant)

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Accounting & Finance is concerned with the concepts of money, business and management, with an emphasis on professional careers in this area. This type of degree is particularly appropriate for those who enjoy mathematics but who also long to apply these skills to the context of business and increase one’s awareness of everything that goes with it, be it management, business law or economics.

– The degree is accredited by ACCA, AIA, CIMA, ICAEW & CIPFA
– Opportunity to do a year abroad or a year in industry

Careers

96% of Accounting graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Accountant
– Auditor
– Assoiciate
– ACA Course
– Finance Analyst

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Based in the new Urban Sciences Building with fantastic labs and facilities, our Computer Science degree equips students with the knowledge and expertise to launch their careers.

In third year, students can specialise in one of the following areas: Security and Resilience, Software Engineering, Game Engineering.

– The degree is accredited by the British Computer Society
– Opportunity to do a year abroad or a year in industry

Careers

89% of Computing graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Applications Developer
– Business Analyst
– Web Developer
– Software Engineer
– Technology Analyst
– Security Consultant

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Economics is the social science of which factors determine the production and distribution goods and services in a consumer, capitalist society. Economics effects everything in our lives – what we earn, how we work, where we learn, what we eat; the list goes on and on.

Economics can also be studied as part of a joint honours course with Business Management, Finance, Politics or Mathematics.

– Opportunity to do a year abroad or a year in industry

Careers

96% of Economics graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Associate Economist
– Analyst
– Consultant
– Further study in Law

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There are lots of different disciplines within engineering, each leading to a wide of careers. Visit our Engineering Careers page to find out more

This degree covers three core areas: pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. This is also an opportunity in first year to chose topics from other degrees such as music or a foreign language.

Mathematics shares a first and second year with Statistics and Maths & Stats, meaning you can transfer between the three courses throughout your degree.

– The degree is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and is Applications (IMA)
– Opportunity to do a year in industry

Careers

88% of Mathematics graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Accounts Assistant
– Actuarial Assistant
– Finance Analyst
– Data Analyst
– Auditor
– Statistical Officer
– Risk Analyst

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From sub-atomic particles to the large-scale structure of the universe, this degree opens up new worlds and new career possibilities.

Physics shares a first year with Theoretical Physics and Physics with Astrophysics, meaning you can transfer between the three courses after first year.

– The degree is accredited by the Institute of Physics (IOP)
– Opportunity to do a year in industry

Careers

96% of Newcastle University graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of sectors that Physics graduates work in are:

– Engineering
– Medical Physics
– Finance
– Nanotechnology
– Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy
– Telecommunications
– Teaching
– Research

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This degree covers three core areas: pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. This is also an opportunity in first year to chose topics from other degrees such as music or a foreign language.

Statistics shares a first and second year with Mathematics and Maths & Stats, meaning you can transfer between the three courses throughout your degree.

– The degree is accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
– Opportunity to do a year in industry

Careers

88% of Mathematics graduates were in work or further study 6 months from graduating. Some of their destinations were:

– Accounts Assistant
– Actuarial Assistant
– Finance Analyst
– Data Analyst
– Auditor
– Statistical Officer
– Risk Analyst

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More Maths-related Careers

Maths is essential to all Engineering disciplines. If you want a career that combines maths with a real-world impact, engineering could be the career for you. There are many different types of engineering, each with numerous career pathways.