Statistics postgraduates hold positions at leading universities or companies in areas as diverse as business administration, financial markets, biomedical research, fisheries laboratories, wildlife conservation and many more.
Those who study a degree in Statistics gain skills in clear logical thinking, deductive reasoning, data handling and IT skills; therefore, graduates in Statistics are in high demand and have a wide selection of opportunities, including:
- merchant banking
- computer consulting
- civil service
See recent graduate employment case studies.
Work experience is invaluable when it comes to securing graduate-level employment. There are a number of Mathematics-specific opportunities for students to gain work experience:
- Gain work experience overseas by applying for a placement through IAESTE (the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience).
- Become a committee member of SUMS, a student-run mathematics society.
- Apply for summer research scholarships: Carnegie Trust or Nuffield Foundation.