What careers are Maths and Sciences useful for?

Many employers are looking for a maths or science A level as an indication of analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to model situations in a mathematical way.

Students have gone on to choose careers in, for example, economics; business; the Civil Service; management and marketing.

A Level Maths is highly regarded by employers. Studying Maths equips you with skills and knowledge that can be applied to a range of problems and situations across different careers and sectors including science and medicine, business, banking and beyond.

A-level Biology is a great choice for people who want a career in health and clinical professions, including Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Physiotherapy, Nursing and Forensic Science.

Many universities also offer biological science courses such as: Molecular Biology; Cell Biology; Biochemistry; Botany; Zoology; Parasitology; Marine science; Genetics; Immunology; Virology; Pharmacology; and many more.

Chemistry can open pathways to many careers either through a university or modern apprenticeship route. Examples of subjects where Chemistry is desirable are: Chemistry, Teaching, Chemical Engineer, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Biochemistry, Forensics.

Physics is a good choice for students considering a career in Medicine, Veterinary Science, Dentistry, Computing, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Environmental Science. Physics will also prepare students for industry careers, such as those within the engineering or electronics sectors.

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