Masters by Research in/MPhil/PhD Mathematics

Careers and employment

Our graduates enter a wide variety of fields where their analytical skills are valued both in business and in the public sector. Our postgraduates benefit from strong links and active collaboration with external organisations such as the Met Office in Exeter; one of the UK’s major users of advanced mathematics and statistics.

We have an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students compete very successfully in the employment market. In addition to the College's Employability Officer, Career Zone gives access to a wealth of business contacts, support and training as well as the opportunity to meet potential employers at our regular Careers Fairs.

Postgraduate research students can access our Postgraduate Researchers' Programme, which covers a range of topics to help you complete a successful research degree and acts as a springboard for your research career.

Graduate destinations

Below are some examples of initial jobs undertaken by Mathematics postgraduates who studied with us in 2011/12.

Please note that due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.

Job titleOrganisation
Analyst Exeter College
Associate Research Fellow Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
Content Scientist Sparx
Executive Resourcer Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork
Lecturer in Mathematics Tynemarch
Post Doctorate Researcher University of Exeter
Visiting Fellowship