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    I know there's loads of options to chose from with mathematics but I'd like to get more of a brief insight into what career paths there are to chose from.

    I enjoy the problem solving side of things usually such as programming, logic, algebra, analysis, calculus, operational research to name a few.

    I guess how good the pay is, is also a bit of a factor but not if I have absolutely no interest in the subject area such as accountancy, investment banking and statistics.

    Any advice on books I could read or websites i could visit would also be appreciated. I'm currently reading a computer science book which is a great help in which areas of computing require which skills. I'm looking for more books like this which gives me a decent insight into a wide subject area. Maybe a book on finance would be useful too to see if any of the skills required for the various roles in finance appeal to me.

    Any advice on potential career areas is also appreciated!


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    And just for clarification, I'm not doing a joint degree, it's just a mathematics degree, but several areas of computing do appeal to me and I know mathematics does greatly help with many areas of computing (my brother has clarified that for me who is doing maths with computing).
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    suppose there are LOTS of areas where mathematics, and mathematical skills such as the ability to calculate quickly, to estimate things, and to put together disparate pieces of information, come in handy. I used to have a job which involved this type of work - really, really "analytical". I was what`s called (here in Scotland) a Law Accountant - or in England, a Law Costs Draftperson.

    That was a cool job! I had to concentrate the whole time, and got to use, not neccessarily my maths, but my skills of analysis - and it was never dull!
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    Thanks for the reply Hasufel, i'll look that up

    It would be great to here things from more people!
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