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Although our graduates have always been in demand, many people don’t know what career opportunities exist for mathematicians and statisticians.
Growing demand for investment advice and risk management has led to a need for greater quantitative skills in the financial sector. These skills are critical to establishing a sustainable competitive edge for global organisations.
Many mathematicians are being employed in the financial sector, but you may not be familiar with the job titles.
One example is a financial analyst. These people analyse financial and statistical data to make long-term and often risky financial decisions.
Other business and industry sectors that employ mathematicians include: