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University of Essex

Colchester Campus Wivenhoe Park Colchester View map
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12K-14K
Public
High
13,965
939
5,994

Overview

Weare : home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious andthe bold. We’re a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with apowerful and pioneering global outlook.

 

Withover 15,500 students from more than 147 different countries, making us one ofthe most internationally diverse universities on the planet – you’ll find theworld in one place here at Essex. Ranked as 22nd in The Times GoodUniversity Guide 2018, we’re proud to have provided excellence in research andexcellence in education for over 50 years.

 

AtEssex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intensiveenvironment. We are ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. Our trailblazingresearch continues to change the world for the better and we are ranked 25thin the UK for research quality (TGUG 2018). We’re loved by our students too;Essex is top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017,mainstream universities).

 

Whetheryou study in the beautiful historic parkland of our Colchester Campus, thebustling lively town centre of Southend-on-Sea, or in our stately home atLoughton, this is your chance to become a member of the one of the happiestgroups of students around. The flexibility of our courses gives you the powerto pursue the things that matter to you. Now’s your chance to join NobelPrize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts,and over 75,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share theirEssex spirit.


Upfor a challenge and want to make an impact on the world around you?


Welcomehome.

At Essex, you’re not just a student, but a member of a global community. We’ll help you grow, and give you the confidence and skills to challenge convention and shape what goes on around you. Your time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. We’re loved by our students too; Essex is top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017, mainstream universities).

Our Colchester Campus is home to a number of bars, and our night club, Sub Zero. Our full calendar of events each term range from current music acts to themed nights to buffets. Recent guests include DJ Fresh, Not3s, Tim Westwood and Jaguar Skills, as well as club nights by Ministry of Sound, Club MTV and Pure.

Set in 200 acres of beautiful parkland on the outskirts of Colchester, Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester Campus is built around five compact and bustling squares, which encourages our academics and students from different departments to work together, nurturing the interdisciplinary nature of our teaching and research.

Our Southend Campus is based in the heart of this vibrant and modern seaside town. Southend is affectionately known as ‘London’s playground’, where you can sail, kitesurf or cycle along the coast. If you’re a thrill-seeker, take a ride on the rollercoasters at Adventure Island and then stop off for some fish and chips on the beach. With award-winning nightlife, comedy shows and theatre, a night out in Southend-on-Sea is hard to beat.

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies

Department of Economics

Department of Government

Department of History

Department of Language and Linguistics

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Department of Psychology

Department of Sociology

East 15 Acting School

Edge Hotel School

Essex Business School

Human Rights Centre

School of Biological Sciences

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

School of Health and Social Care

School of Law

School of Philosophy and Art History

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences:

University of Essex Online

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents

Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies

Department of Economics

Department of Government

Department of History

Department of Language and Linguistics

Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Department of Psychology

Department of Sociology

East 15 Acting School

Essex Business School

School of Biological Sciences

School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

School of Health and Social Care

School of Law

School of Law

School of Philosophy and Art History

School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences:

University of Essex Online

University Highlights

Total students - 13,965

20%
80%

International students - 5,994

70%
30%

Total faculty staff - 939

460
479

Total students - 13,965

20%
80%

International students - 5,994

70%
30%

Total faculty staff - 939

479
460

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
16,000 - 18,000

Postgraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
20,000 - 22,000
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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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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