The knowledge and expertise of our academic staff ensure the quality of all our degree programmes, so that you are well placed to progress to the next stage of your career on completion of the programme.

Why a mathematics degree

Mathematics graduates have many highly desirable and transferable skills such as, logical and analytical thought processes, problem solving skills and good IT skills.

These attributes make Mathematics graduates suitable for careers such as accountancy, actuary, financial advisor, financial trader, software design, computer analyst, statistical programing, weather modelling, flood prevention modelling, engineering and in the pharmaceutical industry to name a few. As well as being a perfectly qualified primary or secondary school Maths teacher.

Many of our graduates start their careers with some of the most sought-after employers. The destinations of some of our graduates are:

BAE Systems Royal Bank of Scotland KPMG
Ashcombe School Accenture The Economist
PricewaterhouseCoopers Civil Service Lloyds
TSB Group Bluefin Friends Provident
ICAP UniChem Generics UK
Thames Water QinetiQ Liverpool Victoria Insurance

For more information on careers after your degree, take a look at our employability and careers section and the maths careers website.

Student exchange

We offer the chance to study abroad as part of your degree, for a semester or a whole year, with student exchanges at Surrey. We work with Universitys in the USA, Singapore, Canada and Australia.

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