Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

Why Study Maths?

Mathematics is the language of our technological society. It is is used in a wide range of jobs, and as such, is highly sought after by employers. Employers have indicated that they are experiencing a shortage of adequately skilled candidates with the problem solving and logical thinking skills that a mathematics degree provides. In 2015, CareerCast released a report of the top 10 jobs for the year evaluating several variables including income, outlook, environmental factors, stress, and physical demands for 200 professions across a wide variety of industries, salary ranges, and skill levels. Mathematicians shared top spot on the list, recording mid-career income levels well above an average graduate’s salary.

Careers in Mathematics are Booming!

Interested in a career in Mathematics? Check out the new Math Adds booklet (pdf), highlighting many of the exciting career awaiting you when you study for a degree in Mathematics.

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