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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Department of Computational Finance and Economic Agents
School of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Mathmatical Sciences
Department of Psychoanalytic Studies
Department of Philospohy and Art History
School of Psychoanalytic Studies
Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents
Essex Business School
Human Rights Centre
School of Philosophy and Art History
Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies


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