Your opportunities

Mathematics and Statistics graduates are well-positioned to enter a career with a high starting salary and the opportunity to earn in excess of £60,000 as your career progresses.

Your degree will open up a wide range of career opportunities not only related to the subject, but within other industries too such as the Civil Service, management and consultancy, retail, computing, teaching, engineering, marketing and medicine. Many graduates continue to pursue their academic interests through research.

Our graduates are pursuing such careers in:

  • Accountancy
  • Actuary
  • Analysis
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business management and consultancy
  • Civil Service
  • Clinical and medical statistics
  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Energy and utilities
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Health and social care
  • Hospitality, tourism and sport
  • IT and software development
  • Research
  • Teaching

Other employment options for Mathematics and Statistics graduate include:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Chartered accountancy
  • Computing
  • Consultancy
  • Corporate investment banking
  • Data Science
  • Insurance underwriting
  • Investment analysis
  • Meteorology
  • Operational research
  • Quantity surveying
  • Research scientist
  • Retail
  • Statistician
  • Software testing

Considering further study or research?

You may also have the opportunity to pursue further study at Lancaster at the level of Masters or PhD.