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University of Essex

Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park Colchester View map
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12K-14K
Public
High
12,720
982
5,600

Overview

We are Essex.

Be taught and supported by world-leading academics, have the freedom to ask difficult questions, and a genuine license to take intellectual risks as a postgraduate student at the University of Essex.

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

For over fifty years, we’ve provided a supportive and empowering, research-intense environment, placing us in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence, fourth for social science, and consistently housing the highest-rated politics department in the country. We have also been ranked as gold in the Teaching ExcellenceFramework (2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. 

We understand that money matters, so we’ve developed a comprehensive package of bursaries and scholarships, to make sure all of our students have the potential to succeed.

Our range of award-winning accommodation is sure to make you feel at home – there's something to suit every budget and personality.

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.

Think you’ve got what it takes? To discover your perfect course, visit our course finder and start exploring now.

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Programs available

Postgraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

Total students - 12,720

22%
78%

International students - 5,600

67%
33%

Total faculty staff - 982

484
498

Total students - 12,720

22%
78%

International students - 5,600

67%
33%

Total faculty staff - 982

498
484

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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