University of Essex Undergraduate

We are Essex: a close-knit, welcoming, 12,000-strong community, with a powerful, pioneering global outlook.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we’re placed in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence, coming fourth for social science, and consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country.

Our students love us, voting us top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction for two years in a row. This is your chance to become a member of one of the happiest groups of students around.

Feeling adventurous? Widen your experience by studying abroad. Explore another culture, develop new skills, and set yourself a challenge for a full year, and we’ll even cover your tuition fees whilst you’re away.

Our award-winning accommodation is sure to make you feel at home. And the best bit? It's guaranteed for your first year here.

Join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who've gone on to shape the world.

Start exploring and find your perfect course today.

Up for a challenge and want to make a real difference?

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School of Biological Sciences
Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
Department of Economics
Edge Hotel School
East 15 Acting School
Essex Business School
Department of Government
School of Health and Human Sciences
Department of History
Human Rights Centre
Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities
International Academy
Institute for Social and Economic Research
Department of Language and Linguistics
School of Law
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Department of Mathematical Sciences
School of Philosophy and Art History
Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology
UK Data Archive
University of Essex Online


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