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Career Opportunities for Mathematics Graduates
Graduates with an MSc degree in Mathematics develop strong problem-solving skills that makes them highly sought by employers in all areas of industry as well as business and government. Our graduates have a wide range of prospective careers opportunities including research and development (for example in telecommunications and the aircraft industry), financial sector (such as accounting, actuarial positions and market research) and computing and technology (such as operation research, software development, simulations and computer security) to name a few. A sizable proportion of our graduates develop interests and choose a career in teaching mathematics. A number of our graduates choose to continue for higher qualifications through PhD studies.
Career Opportunities for Statistics Graduates
Graduates with an MSc degree in Statistics develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills in advance statistical analysis, experimental design, stochastic modeling and computational methods. They are well prepared for a wide range of careers in the industry, government and business, such as statisticians, biostatisticians, actuarial positions, data analysts, financial risk analysts for government and financial institutions, public opinion survey researchers, computer systems developers, marketing analysis specialist and teachers, etc. Some graduates choose to pursue PhD studies on some cutting edge research topics in Statistics. Others may choose to further their studies in related fields such as actuarial science, medical research, business administration and education.
Positions Held by Some Recent Graduates
The MSc program in Mathematics and Statistics began in 2006, with the first class of students graduated in 2008.The following is a list of positions held by some of our MSc graduates: