Department of Methodology


The Department is an international centre of excellence in social science methodology. We offer postgraduate programmes in social research methods, applied social data science, and demography. We also run courses for students across LSE covering research design, qualitative, quantitative and computational methods. Our faculty are leading researchers in sociology, political science, international relations, anthropology, economics, psychology, criminology, and statistics.


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Department of Methodology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Columbia House, Aldwych, WC2A 2AE

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