2nd in Scotland
and Top 10 in the UK for Mathematics
Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Graduate careers in Mathematics
A degree in Maths from Stirling gives you the theoretical background and the quantitative skills needed to work in many different fields. There is a growing demand for graduates with mathematical skills in areas such as business, research and science. Industries may include health, business, space science, government, pharmaceuticals, engineering, finance and information technology.
Jobs related to a Mathematics degree include:
- data scientist
- investment analyst
- research scientist
- software engineer
- financial trader
Our department of Computing Science and Mathematics produce internationally excellent research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014) 90 percent was graded as 'Internationally Excellent', with the top five percent judged to be 'World-leading'.
The Computing Science and Mathematics research group has a primary interest in the application of mathematics to biology, economics and life sciences.
Postgraduate research opportunities
As a PhD student researching Mathematics at Stirling, you’ll benefit from the support and expertise of leading academics who encourage you to think outside the box and tackle real problems affecting industry and society. See our PhD and MPhil opportunities in: