MSc Pure Mathematics / Careers

Year of entry: 2023

Career opportunities

Our MSc programme provides our students with strong qualitative skills in a wide variety of areas of pure mathematics. We tailor the course to the interests of our individual students in order to prepare them for a broad scope of career prospects. The programme provides several opportunities for students to study advance topics in mathematics as a foundation for doctoral studies (PhD) or more applied courses.

The University of Manchester is the most targeted university by graduate employers*. Besides providing the necessary skills for those wishing to pursue a research and/or academic career (e.g., University Lecturer), common careers that our graduates have pursued are in the financial industry, in the computer industry, and teaching at college level.

See below some of the roles our graduates have gone on to do:

  • Teacher
  • Research Associate
  • Software Engineer
  • Chief Financial Officer

Below are also just some of the employers that our graduates now work with:

  • Oracle
  • Alliance Manchester Business School
  • Scottish Life
  • AT&T Labs
  • NHS

* The Graduate Market in 2022