In 2013/14, six months after graduating, 95% of International Development leavers were in employment, completing further study or taking time out just six months after graduation. Using the skills and knowledge acquired during their studies at LSE to pursue careers in:
The average starting salary of graduates from International Development in 2013/14 was £29,100.
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