In 2014/15, 87.27% of leavers from the Department of International Development were in employment, completing further study or doing something else six months after graduation.
Using the skills and knowledge acquired during their studies at LSE to pursue careers in:
The median starting salary of graduates from the International Development department working full time in the UK was £25,500 in 2014/15.
To find out more about LSE graduate destinations by specific International Development degree programmes, see graduate destinations by course.
View Department of International Development graduate profiles.
Studying within the Department of International Development you will have the opportunity to develop specific subject knowledge alongside a set of highly valuable and transferable employability skills, including
Cross-cultural awareness: an understanding of different cultures and the ability to see the world from alternative viewpoints
Application of theoretical frameworks
Comprehensive research skills: exercising the ability to think across different disciplines, drawing on an extensive range of source materials and critically evaluating data
Strong reasoning skills:
Clear and independent thinking