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University of Essex

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Essex was born during a rare moment of national hope and enthusiasm in the early 1960s, when everything seemed possible and new departures seemed essential. Our campuses at Colchester, Southend and Loughton are all different, but they all share the same approach to delivering an exceptional learning experience.

Essex has established a global reputation for pioneering research which helps change lives.  We are also proud to have the highest-rated politics department in the country, be top 5 for Social Science and top 20 for research.

Our global community attracts students from over 135 nationalities and our outstanding ‘living and learning’ environment develops exceptional graduates with the skills and knowledge to change the world. The annual Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection, attracts faculty and students from all over the world as does the human rights centre.

Up for a challenge and want to make a real difference? Welcome home.

 

370
2014
=303
2015
=330
2016
  • 34.60
    Overall Score
  • 47.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.2
    International Faculty
  • 99.8
    International Students
24
2014
36
2015
27
2016
  • 78.30
    Overall Score
  • 77.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 62
    Employer Reputation
  • 97.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 87
    H-index Citations
=100
2014
=141
2015
  • 68.70
    Overall Score
  • 71
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.9
    H-index Citations
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 47.7
    Employer-Student Connections
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
745
International
338

Number of students

11,155
Postgraduate 23%
Undergraduate 77%

Number of international students

4,806
Postgraduate 35%
Undergraduate 65%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

209 Undergraduate Courses

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195 Postgraduate Courses

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