Sheffield is among the Russell Group top ten for research output in this discipline, so you can expect to encounter concepts that will expand your horizons. The fourth year includes a major research project, led by an academic. Our expertise covers a lot of ground, including scientific programming and practical and applied statistics. You will spend your third year studying mathematics at a leading university in Europe. To prepare for this, you take modules in the language of your chosen country throughout the first two years. A second language, and the experience of living and studying in another culture will give you a head start in the jobs market, particularly if you want an international career. Our graduates continue to surprise us, pursuing careers in everything from advertising to weather forecasting. Many go into finance, as accountants or actuaries, with firms like KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Other employers include GCHQ, British Airways and the European Space Agency.