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University of Essex is one of the finest universities on earth where curiosity thrives and where people have the opportunity to explore new ways of thinking and pushing their boundaries. We put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives. University is determined to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do. As a university they put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives. Student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives.

University of Essex
University of Essex
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
Estd
Institution
Campus
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
January/February/March 2023

University of Essex is one of the finest universities on earth where curiosity thrives and where people have the opportunity to explore new ways of thinking and pushing their boundaries. We put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives. University is determined to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do. As a university they put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives. Student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives.

Key Statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
13,800 3,900 7,800 15:1

Notable Alumni

  • Rab Butler (1966–1982)

  • Sir Patrick Nairne (1982–1997)

  • Michael Nolan, Baron Nolan (1997–2002)

  • Andrew Phillips, Baron Phillips of Sudbury (2003–2014)

  • Shami Chakrabarti (2014–2017)

  • John Bercow (2017–present)

  • Sir Albert Sloman (1963–1987)

  • Martin Harris (1987–1993)

  • Ron J. Johnston (1993–1995)

  • Sir Ivor Crewe (1995–2007)

  • Colin Riordan (2007–2012)

Under Graduate

BA American Studies (United States) with Film with..
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security
Tution Fees
£17,900
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc Computer Games
Tution Fees
£18,460
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BA European Studies with French
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA Creative Writing with Placement
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA Criminology and American Studies
Tution Fees
£16,050
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

BA History and Literature (Including Foundation Ye..
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years (4 years sandwich available) 

Under Graduate

BA Psychology (Including Foundation Year)
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years (4 years sandwich available) 

Under Graduate

BEng Robotic Engineering
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Financial Technology
Tution Fees
£20,350
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BSc Finance with Placement
Tution Fees
£16,860
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Human Resource Management
Tution Fees
£19,380
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MFA Acting (International)
Tution Fees
£16,730
Duration
 1 Year 

Foundation

BSc Biological Sciences (Including Foundation Year..
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years (4 years sandwich available) 

Post Graduate

MA Conflict Resolution
Tution Fees
£17,900
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc Economics with Data Analytics
Tution Fees
£18,460
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BA Drama and Literature
Tution Fees
£0
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

MA English Language and Linguistics
Tution Fees
£17,900
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc Mathematics
Tution Fees
£18,800
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc Management Economics
Tution Fees
£19,380
Duration
 1 Year 
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University of Essex Online accepts either qualification providing you have achieved a satisfactory score which is:

  • IELTS 6.0 (Academic) for undergraduate and 6.5 (Academic) for postgraduate.

  • TOEFL (approx.) 75 for undergraduate and (approx.) 85 for postgraduate.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate degree courses require 60% from the best four subjects of Indian high school qualification. If you achieve 70% in English from CBSE or CISCE exam board qualification, you will not normally require a separate English language test score.
Some courses have higher entry requirements as well as other admissions criteria. Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team admit@essex.ac.uk.

Postgraduate Taught

Most of the courses in Postgraduate Taught Masters consider applicants who have secured 50% or 5.3/10 from Band 1 or Band 2 institutions/ 55% or 5.8/10 from all other institutions from Bachelor degree.

Postgraduate Research 

For entry to Research degrees, please refer to the entry requirements for the degree that you are interested in. An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK 2:2 (see the grade information above), and a master's degree with a good grade is required for most PhD programmes, in addition to a well-developed research proposal in a field in which we can offer supervision. Please have a read through our information for research degree applicants and check the course details for your chosen programme for further information about entry criteria.
 

If you are looking for accommodation then the University of Essex can provide you everything that you need.  You've found the right place! We offer a variety of exciting and comfortable accommodation, from studios to single en suite rooms and retro Towers to Townhouses, to suit all budgets. 

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
4 Weeks 10 DAYS 4 DAYS

Scholarship 

  • Academic Excellence Senior Status Law Scholarship

  • Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

  • Inlaks Scholarships (University Courses) - Scholarship per student - Rs. 75,46,000

  • Jared J. Davis Grant Max scholarship per student - Rs 73,240 (1,000 USD)

  • GyanDhan Scholarship Max scholarship per student - Rs 1,00,000

  • TOEFL Scholarship Program in India (Masters) Max scholarship per student - Rs 5,28,710 (7,000 USD)

  • Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award Max scholarship per student - Rs 1,88,825 (2,500 USD)

  • Lady Meherbai D.Tata Education Trust Scholarship 

  • Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED)-Max scholarship per student - Rs 15,86,130 (21,000 USD)

  • The Financial Sumo Educational Scholarship Program Max scholarship per student - Rs 75,530 (1,000 USD)

  • QS Scholarship For Academic Excellence Max scholarship per student -Rs 7,54,600 (10,000 USD)

Some key facts of University of Essex

  • University of Essex holds 25th rank  for international outlook in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022

  • University of Essex  is counted in top 50 for politics and sociology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

  • University of Essex  hosts approximately 17,800+ students on Essex programmes in all 3 campuses.

  • There are 3,900+ postgraduates in all 3 campuses.

  • University of Essex  has secured The Guardian University Awards 2016 for  Student Experience

  • As of now University of Essex is employing over 2,100 people.

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