In 2011/12, 92.9% of leavers from the Department of Methodology were in employment, completing further study or taking time out just six months after graduation.
The type of jobs that MSc Social Research Methods students enter after graduation can depend on the chosen social science aspect of their programme. Many students choose to use their advanced research skills in further study or in the field of social research in both the public and private sectors.
The average starting salary of graduates from Methodology in 2011/12 was £32,000.
To find out more about LSE graduate destinations by specific Methodology degree programmes, see graduate destinations by course.
Students can add a range of highly developed research skills to the transferable skills obtained through their specialist social science study.
Students have an advanced understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. They are experienced in the design, collection, analysis and reporting of empirical social research.
Students are highly adept in the use of computer analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.