Career Prospects

An education in Mathematics provides a superb foundation for a wide variety of careers in different areas of the economy. Due to the versatility provided by our degree programmes, our graduates have gone on to leading roles in finance, information technology, biotechnology, and many other areas.


During my time in SPMS, I came to understand the importance of understanding and applying concepts, not just regurgitating answers. The foundational knowledge I acquired at SPMS brought me to where I am today. I'll always be proud to be an SPMS Alumna!”

Luiza Lee
BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences and Economics, Class of 2014
Business Development, Institutional Sales
Nomura Asset Management


Industries and Positions

The following industries and job titles have been reported by our graduates in the nationwide Graduate Employment Survey, conducted by the Singapore Ministry of Education:

  • Finance and Insurance – Actuary, Financial Analyst, Market Analyst, Quantitative Analyst, Risk Analyst, Statistician
  • Information and Communications – Applications Programmer, Database Administrator, IT Security Specialist, Software Engineer, Systems Programmer
  • Public Administration and Defence – Economist, Policy Analyst, Statistician
  • Education and Research – Teacher, Education Consultant, Research Scientist
  • Advertising and Market Research – Account Manager, Data Analyst
  • Other Sectors – Health Services Manager, Logistics Specialist, Management Consultant, Operations Research Analyst, Resource Manager


Studying mathematics prepared me for my current job as a cryptologist. Having gone through a rigorous curriculum, I have the ability to solve problems analytically, and to pick up quantitative skills in multiple domains.”

Samuel Teo
BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences, Class of 2013
Cryptologist, Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT)