Mathematics is a universal part of human culture. It is the tool and language of commerce, engineering, and other sciences. It helps us recognize patterns and to understand the world around us. Mathematics plays a vital role often in many aspects of modern life such as space travel, safeguarding credit card details on the internet, modelling the spread of epidemics, predicting stock market prices and business decision making.

As society becomes more technically dependent, there will be an increasing requirement for people with a high level of mathematical training. Analytical and quantitative skills are sought by a wide range of employers. A degree in mathematics provides you with a broad range of skills in problem solving, logical reasoning and flexible thinking. This leads to careers that are exiting, challenging and it provides you with particularly good job prospects.