Why study mathematics?
Mathematics is an essential life-skill. Not only is it widely used in science, engineering and technology, it is also used in a wide variety of other professions including finance, economics, insurance and medicine.
The mathematics major provides a firm foundation in the basic principles and techniques of modern mathematics, and an understanding of how mathematics is applied in the social and natural sciences.
Mathematics is a valuable tool in many areas of life and prepares students for a wide range of careers. It is widely used in science, engineering and technology in estimating, modelling and forecasting. It is used in specific professions such as computer graphics, finance, insurance and linguistics.