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Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate study

Computing & ICT

Computing and ICT (information and communication technology) is such a vast industry with so many sectors, that each sector could have its own section on this site. Computers were originally designed by mathematicians and today computer science is still very mathematical; hence, a degree in mathematics can provide you with a pathway into this fast moving and constantly evolving industry. Completing a conversion MSc may enhance your employability in this sector, especially if your degree lacked IT and programming content.

A room of computers


There are so many roles in ICT and new roles are being created all the time. Below is a simplified breakdown of the kind of the employers and roles in ICT:

Skills required:


Things to consider:

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