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Most jobs and careers will need you to use maths in some way and it's particularly useful in job families like accountancy, banking and finance, management, environmental sciences, construction, engineering and manufacturing, medical technology, and science and research.

Applied and job-related learning

There is a range of vocational qualifications (such as BTECs, NVQ/SVQs and Diplomas) linked to an interest in maths including:

  • construction and built environment
  • business studies
  • electrical engineering
  • applied science
  • computer science
  • accounting
  • engineering
  • IT
  • sports and exercise sciences


There is a range of apprenticeships linked to an interest in maths such as:

  • construction, planning and built environment, e.g. civil engineering technician
  • engineering and manufacturing technologies, e.g. installation electrician
  • information and communication technology, e.g. software tester
  • business admin and law, e.g. accounting technician

Academic subjects – such as A levels   

  • You can study maths, pure maths, further maths, additional maths, statistics, use of mathematics.
  • Related subjects include accounting, business studies, economics, computer science/computing, engineering, physics, chemistry, electronics.