The latest research If you are considering taking a mathematics related degree, then make sure you read this article as it will help you understand your excellent potential job prospects once you graduate. A new report published in 2015 by the Council for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) about the graduate destinations of mathematical sciences graduates has […]
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“…between 2012 and 2017 the demand for Big Data staff is predicted to grow by between 13% and 23% each year…” More data is being stored and generated than ever before. Every time you send an e-mail, pay by credit card, visit the doctor or even switch on your smartphone you are generating data. In […]
This page offers a collection of videos illustrating how mathematics is used on a day-to-day basis in a variety of jobs.
Maths in a Box In the UK, every school student has to study maths up to the age of 16. And every maths teacher in the UK at some point will have been asked by their students ‘But what is the point of maths?’ and ‘Why should I carry on studying it?’ Now teachers can […]
“Most employers agree that they would rather employ a graduate with a 2:1 and evidence of work readiness than a graduate with a first class degree and no work experience at all.” The good news is that a maths degree will give you a head start when applying for jobs, and that you will be […]
We are always being told to keep our data safe, so why would anybody want to ban encryption? One of the most important applications of mathematics in the last 100 years has undoubtedly been work related to encryption and code breaking. At the end of the Second World War Alan Turing’s team at Bletchley Park […]
The IMA is proud to present an afternoon of mathematics for pupils aged 16+ Thursday 23 June, 13:00 – 16:00, Kings College London, Strand Campus, Room S-2.08 An optional space for schools to eat lunch will be available from 12:00. Talks include: Boomerangs, Bouncing Balls and Other Spinning Things – Hugh Hunt (Cambridge) Confidence […]
A video produced by www.wideangles.tv as part of the Curriculum Impact project based in the School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London.
Have you ever wondered why you need to study Maths? The simple answer is that Maths is used in all aspects of day-to-day life, often when you’re not even aware that you’re using it! Don’t believe us? Then check out these Career Profiles published by our friends at STEMNET.
Maths graduates may not always be aware of the various employment opportunities available to them. Below we offer a list of employer websites divided into several categories. This list is just a sample of the organisations who employ graduates with mathematical skills. There are many more. Accountancy | Aerospace & Defence | Automotive | Biosciences […]
A suite of video-based, STEM open educational resources for use by students, outreach practitioners, subject specialists and staff developers. The resources will help encourage progression from tertiary education into higher education and will enhance the sharing of good practice in teaching STEM subjects.
Mathematical Sciences students go into a huge variety of professions. In this page we have collected career profiles from several university alumni pages to give you an idea of where maths graduates can end up.