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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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We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for theambitious and the bold. We're a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community,with a powerful and pioneering global outlook.

 

Here you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive andresearch-intense environment. We have been ranked as gold in the TeachingExcellence Framework (2017) which means we deliver an excellent educationalexperience and we are ranked 22nd in the Times Good University Guide(2018). Our trailblazing research also continues to change the world for the better and we’re placed in the top20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), in the top 5 for socialscience, and are consistently housing the highest-rated politics department inthe country.

 

Ourstudents love us, voting us top 15 in England for student satisfaction five yearsin a row (NSS 2016)! This is your chance to become a member of one of thehappiest groups of students around.

Feelingadventurous? Widen your experience by studying abroad.Explore another culture, develop new skills, and set yourself a challenge for afull 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 foryour 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.

 

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

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2016
=330
2017
=347
2018
  • 33.9
    Overall Score
  • 38.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 99.8
    International Students
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
=30
2016
36
2017
  • 75.2
    Overall Score
  • 78
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 63.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 86.6
    H-index Citations
201+
2017
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 91.3
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
809
International
484

Number of students

12,720
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

5,600
Postgraduate 33%
Undergraduate 67%
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.

176 Undergraduate Courses

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182 Postgraduate Courses

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