Essex provides a home for the tenacious, the bold, the inquisitive and those impatient for change.

University of Essex

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UK

Suburban Campus

Large Institution 15,000-30,000

15317

Undergraduate Students

Average First Year Class Size

Not Given

Education Model

Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution

Selectivity

Less Selective (>75% admitted)

Internships within degree

Yes for some courses. Summer internships through Study Abroad are also possible

Study Abroad Available

Yes for some courses

IB Grade Requirements

30 Points

UFP Requirements

 

Cost of Tuition

Financial Aid Available?

We have financial support available to both home and international students

We’re proud to be gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and we're in the top 25 for research quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

We’re home to a truly global community with over 15,000 students from more than 140 countries studying across Essex’s three campuses and Essex is ranked 22nd for international outlook in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

Renowned for research in social science, human rights and data analytics, Essex is consistently ranked number one for politics (REF 2014) and we’re in the top 50 for social sciences in the THE World University Rankings (2019) and top 50 for politics and sociology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021).

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Subjects

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World Top 500

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UK Top 30

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Accounting & Finance
Country Top 100
Accounting & Finance
World Top 200
Biological Sciences/Biology
Country Top 100
Business and Management
Country Top 100
Business and Management
World Top 400
Communication and Media Studies
Country Top 30
Computer Science
Country Top 50
Creative Writing
Country Top 20
Dance, Drama & Cinematics
UK Top 10
Economics
Country Top 10
Economics
Country Top 50
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 200
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Country Top 50
English
Country Top 50
English Language & Literature
World Top 300
History
Country Top 50
Law
UK Top 50
Law and Legal Studies
World Top 300
Linguistics
World Top 100
Linguistics
Country Top 20
Linguistics
World Top 100
Marketing
Country Top 50
Mathematics
Country Top 100
Philosophy
World Top 200
Philosophy
Country Top 30
Politics
World Top 50
Politics/Political Science
Country Top 30
Psychology
Country Top 50
Sociology
World Top 50
Sociology
UK Top 30
Sports Science
UK Top 20
Tourism, Transport, Travel & Heritage Studies
UK Top 50
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
American Studies
Language & Culture
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computing & ICT
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Computer Games and Graphics
Computing & ICT
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Dental Hygiene and Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
History
Society & Social Sciences
History of Art
Society & Social Sciences
Hospitality Leisure and Tourism
Business
Interdisciplinary Study of Global Challenges
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Journalism
English & Media
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Nursing
Medicine & Healthcare
Occupational Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Physiotherapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Speech and Language Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Sport Science
Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics