UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX, COLCHESTER, ENGLAND

Colchester, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  11132Enrollment

University of Essex Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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University of Essex is a public research oriented university located in England, United Kingdom. It has been ranked #25 for research quality by The Times and The Sunday Times and has contributed more than £500 million to UK economy.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1963
Endowment£6.9 million
Mode of ProgramFull time and part time
Percentage of international students38%

Programs, Campus and Residence

  •  University of Essex has been segregated into three faculties which are further divided into 20 schools.
  • Social Sciences, Law, Business, Economics and European Teaching programs have been ranked #47, #51, #151 and #40 respectively by The World University Rankings.
  • It has been ranked in top 10 in Political Science and International Relations by Center for World University Rankings.
  • There are many accommodation options available for students such as six tower, eight courts organized into flats along with residence halls.

University of Essex Admissions

Candidates can refer to the official website of the University for Details regarding specific courses.

Application Process

  • Application:

UG applications- Apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission (UCAS).

PG applications- Apply through University’s online application system

  • Application deadline:

UG Courses: January 15th, for Medicine –October 15th

PG Courses: Varies as per programs, July 1st is the deadline for taught programs

  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, Letter of Recommendations
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs).
  • English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English test scores are given below:
English TestMinimum scores required
IELTS Academic6.0 and 7.0
iBT TOEFL76 with minimum 17 in listening and writing, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking
PTE51 overall with minimum 51 in each component
CAE and CPE169 overall with 162 in each component
International BaccalaureateStandard level or Higher level grade 4
GCSE/IGCSE/O- LevelGrade C or 4

University of Essex Cost of Attendance

ExpensesEstimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate Fee£ 13,920
Postgraduate Fee£ 16,062
Campus accommodation£ 8,441
Average cost of living£ 12,223

University of Essex Scholarships and Financial Aid

University of Essex offers financial aids and scholarships for international students. Some of the scholarships have been listed below:-

  • Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship -£ 2,000 -£ 5,000 cash award.
  • International Baccalaureate Excellence Scholarships - award of £ 2,000 for first year.

University of Essex Alumni

The alumni of the university include two Nobel Laureates, Prominent Scientist, Artist and Politicians. Some of the notable alumni are listed below:-

  • Oscar Arias – Former President of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • David Yates – Filmmaker
  • Kevin Casas Zamora – Nobel Prize in Economics, Former Vice President of Costa Rica
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Arts & Social Studies 283 Programs

5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,555 - 17,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
English and United States Literature (4 years including foundation year)English Language and LinguisticsFilm and Creative WritingFilm and Creative Writing (4 years including foundation year)French Studies and Modern LanguagesInternational Relations and Modern LanguagesLanguage StudiesLatin American studies with Human Rights (5 years including foundation year)Literature and Art History (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Accounting with Economics (including foundation year)ActingActing (International)Literature and Creative WritingManagement Economics (including foundation year)Modern Languages and LinguisticsActing and Community TheatreActing and Contemporary TheatreAmerican (United States) StudiesAmerican (United States) Studies with FilmPhilosophy and Art History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy and Law (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy and SociologyAmerican Studies (United States) (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)American Studies (United States) with Film (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Art HistoryArt History (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Philosophy with Human Rights (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy, Politics and EconomicsPolitics with Human RightsSociology and Criminology (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)Art History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Art History and HistoryArt History and History (4 years including foundation year)Art History and History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Art History and Modern LanguagesArt History and Modern Languages ( 5 years including foundation year and year abroad )Art History with Modern LanguagesArt History with Modern Languages (5 years including foundation year)Business Management and Modern LanguagesBusiness Management with a Modern LanguageCreative WritingCreative Writing (4 years including foundation year)CriminologyCriminology (Including Foundation Year)Criminology and American StudiesCriminology and American Studies (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Criminology with Social PsychologyCuratorial Studies (4 years including foundation year)Curatorial Studies (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)DramaDrama (4 years including foundation year)Drama and LiteratureDrama and Literature (4 years including foundation year)EconomicsEconomics (including foundation year)Economics and PoliticsEnglish and Comparative Literature (4 years including foundation year)English and United States LiteratureEnglish Language and LiteratureEnglish LiteratureEnglish Literature (including foundation year)European Studies (5 years including foundation year)European Studies and Modern LanguagesEuropean Studies and Modern Languages (5 years including foundation year)European Studies with FrenchEuropean Studies with French (5 years including foundation year)European Studies with GermanEuropean Studies with German (5 years including foundation year)European Studies with ItalianEuropean Studies with Italian (5 years including foundation year)European Studies with PoliticsEuropean Studies with Politics (5 years including foundation year)European Studies with SpanishEuropean Studies with Spanish (5 years including foundation year)Film StudiesFilm Studies (4 years including foundation year)Film Studies and Art HistoryFilm Studies and Art History (4 years including foundation year)Film Studies and Art History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Film Studies and LiteratureFilm Studies and Literature (4 years including foundation year)Financial EconomicsFinancial Economics (including foundation year)Financial Economics and AccountingGerman Studies and Modern LanguagesGlobal StudiesGlobal Studies (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)HistoryHistory (4 Years Including Foundation Year)History and CriminologyHistory and Criminology (4 years including foundation year)History and EconomicsHistory and Economics (4 years including foundation year)History and Film StudiesHistory and LiteratureHistory and Literature (including foundation year)History and SociologyHistory and Sociology (4 years including foundation year)History with Film StudiesHistory with Film Studies (4 years including foundation year)History with Human RightsHistory with Human Rights (4 years including foundation year)International DevelopmentInternational EconomicsInternational Economics (Including Foundation Year)International RelationsInternational Relations (Including Foundation Year)Italian Studies and Modern LanguagesLatin American studies (5 years including foundation year)Latin American Studies with Business ManagementLatin American studies with Business Management (5 years including foundation year)Latin American Studies with Human RightsLiberal ArtsLiberal Arts (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Liberal Arts (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)LinguisticsLiterature and Art HistoryLiterature and Art History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Literature and Creative Writing (4 years including foundation year)Literature and Modern LanguagesLiterature and SociologyLiterature and Sociology (4 years including foundation year)Management EconomicsMedia, Culture and Society (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Modern HistoryModern History (Including Foundation Year)Modern History and International RelationsModern History and International Relations (4 years including foundation year)Modern History and PoliticsModern History and Politics (4 years including foundation year)Modern LanguagesModern Languages and English LanguageModern Languages and Teaching English as a Foreign LanguageModern Languages with Latin American StudiesMultimedia JournalismPhilosophyPhilosophy (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy (including foundation year)Philosophy and Art HistoryPhilosophy and Art History (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy and HistoryPhilosophy and History (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy and History (including foundation year)Philosophy and LawPhilosophy and Law (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy and LiteraturePhilosophy and Literature (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Philosophy and Literature (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy and PoliticsPhilosophy and Politics (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy and Politics (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy and Sociology (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy and Sociology (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Philosophy with Human RightsPhilosophy with Human Rights (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy, Religion and EthicsPhilosophy, Religion and Ethics (4 years including foundation year)Philosophy, Religion and Ethics (5 years including foundation year and year abroad)Physical TheatrePolitical EconomicsPolitical Theory and Public PolicyPoliticsPolitics (Including Foundation Year)Psychoanalytic StudiesPsychology (Including Foundation Year)SociologySociology (4 Years Including Foundation Year)Sociology and CriminologySociology and PoliticsSociology and Social PsychologySociology with Human RightsSociology with Psychosocial StudiesSociology with Social AnthropologySpanish Studies and Modern LanguagesSpanish Studies with Latin American StudiesSpanish, Portuguese and Brazilian StudiesStage and Production ManagementTherapeutic CareTherapeutic Communication and Therapeutic OrganisationsWorld PerformanceShow More (177)

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 63 Programs

5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,555 - 17,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,555 - 17,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$20,555 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$17,430 - 21,520 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

University of Essex Overview

Student Population11132
Average Cost of Attendance$17,774 / Year

Attendance Cost

$17,774

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$17,774 / Year
Post Graduate Program$20,493 / Year
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