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University of Essex

Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park Colchester View map
United Kingdom
#370
Public
High
14,728
Yes
809
6,214

Overview

We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. For the ones who want to challenge the status quo, and make their mark on the world.

Be taught and supported by world-leading academic, have the freedom to ask difficult questions and have a genuine license to take intellectual risks as a postgraduate student. We provide you with much more than a degree – we want you to ask questions and challenge convention.

At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intensive environment. We are ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. Our trailblazing research continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (TGUG 2018).

Here, you can discover the world in one place with a global reputation and outlook. Our international community attracts students from over 147 nationalities and outstanding living and learning environment develops exceptional graduates with the skills and knowledge to make a difference.

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

So what are you waiting for? Join our lively and supportive postgraduate community and immerse yourself in pioneering thinking. If you’re keen to make an impact and the change the world around you, welcome home.

University Highlights

Total students - 14,728

19%
81%

International students - 6,214

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 809

388
421

Total students - 14,728

19%
81%

International students - 6,214

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 809

421
388

Scholarships

Yes
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