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BSc (Hons) Mathematics

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Survey info

Some data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic, which may have had an effect on their responses.
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University of Edinburgh

1 Location : Central and King's Buildings

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

4 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Optional

Foundation year

Not Available

Student Satisfaction

79%

agreed they were satisfied with the quality of the course

Average Earnings for

28,000

£28,000

15 months after the course for Mathematics graduates at University of Edinburgh

Employment

80%

go on to work and / or study within 15 months after the course

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

79%

"Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course"

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students (61% of those who were asked)

All final year students are asked to complete the National Student Survey.

The teaching on my course

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Learning opportunities

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Assessment and feedback

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Academic Support

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Organisation and management

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Learning resources

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Learning community

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

Student voice

Source: NSS (National Student Survey)

Data from

40 students
(61% of those who were asked)

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98%

of students are still on the course or have completed it

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

95 students.

After 1 year on the course

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

95 students.

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time Mathematics courses

For graduates from University of Edinburgh

After 15 months

£28,000

Typical range: £22,000 - £32,500

Data from

25 people

(60% of those asked).

Students graduating during 2017-2018.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£33,500

Typical range: £25,000 - £42,500

Data from

135 people.


Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£40,000

Typical range: £29,000 - £51,500

Data from

135 people.


Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

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After 15 months

£26,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £29,500

Data from

135 people.

55% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of Edinburgh are employed in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2017-2018.

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£26,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £21,500 - £34,000

Data from

435 people.

41% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of Edinburgh are based in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£32,000

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £25,000 - £40,000

Data from

460 people.

44% of UK-resident Mathematics graduates from University of Edinburgh are based in Scotland.

Students graduating during 2010-2012.

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

80%

of the students go on to work and / or study

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

30 students (55% of those who were asked).

Read more about employment

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

30 students

(55% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

20 students

(55% of those who were asked).

80%

In highly skilled work

25%

Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

15%

Information Technology Professionals

10%

Finance Professionals

5%

Other Health Professionals

5%

Teaching Professionals

5%

Quality and Regulatory Professionals

5%

Artistic, literary and media occupations

5%

Business and public service associate professionals

15%

In other work

5%

Administrative occupations

5%

Sales occupations

5%

In unknown work

Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

80%

of graduates find their current work meaningful

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

20 students (55% of those who were asked)

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from students graduating during 2018-2019.

Data from

20 students (55% of those who were asked)

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

My current work is meaningful.

My current work fits with my future plans.

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