A degree in Mathematics from Sussex will equip you with a wide range of skills both specific to maths and also more general. Specific maths skills will include an analytical approach to problem solving, handling data and a readiness to tackle new concepts. In addition you will develop the ability to work independently, work to tight deadlines and develop communication skills. All of these are highly prized by employers.
Our mathematics graduates enter a wide variety of fields where their analytical skills are valued both in business and in the public sector. Areas such as finance and actuarial work are particularly popular. A number of mathematics graduates each year decide to go onto to study further in an area of particular interest or to study to become teachers.
To find out about our maths graduates see What do Sussex mathematics graduates do?
Making yourself employable is a significant part of getting the job you want. Whether you have a specific career in mind or have no idea which direction there are many opportunities you can take advantage of here at Sussex to make you more employable when you leave.
To find out about how we can help you see Career management and support