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University of Essex

Established 1965

University of Essex

Established 1965


Location: Colchester

Nearest Airport: London Stansted Airport

Nearest Station: Colchester Town


  • THE : 301–350
  • QS : =465
  • CUG : 39

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fee: 17657

Number of Students

Bachelor’s degree students: 12910

Master’s degree students: 3620

International students: 38%

About University of Essex

The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. It was established in 1963 and received university status by royal charter in 1965. Like many other universities established around that time, it is a plate glass university.
The University has three campuses with its primary campus located within Wivenhoe Park, a campus in Southend-on-Sea and in Loughton where the East 15 Acting School is based.
Essex is a founding partner of the Eastern ARC and the Young European Research Universities network; and is part of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe alliance, which was selected by the European Commission to create one of the first European Universities, cross-border alliances of higher education institutions also promoting staff and student mobility; and is a member of Universities UK. The university has produced many notable alumni in several fields, including two Nobel Prize laureates, a head of state, foreign ministers, MPs, scientists, artists, politicians, authors, and filmmakers.

Complete Course List

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Psychology
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Business and management studies
  • Computer science
  • Politics
  • Social sciences
  • Criminal law
  • Languages
  • History
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Health sciences
  • Media studies and publishing
  • Social studies
  • Film and TV studies
  • Diplomacy and international law
  • Law and legal studies
  • Theatre studies
  • Translating and Interpreting
  • Literature and creative writing
  • Performance
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Philosophy
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Museum studies
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Teacher training and education
  • Sports science
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Organisational psychology
  • Linguistics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Marketing and advertising studies
  • Marketing
  • Marketing management
  • Accounting
  • Banking and finance
  • Event management
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Primary education
  • Commercial and Corporate law
  • Fine art
  • Art and design
  • Archaeology and anthropology
  • Maritime law
  • Humanities
  • Economics and development economics
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Marine biology
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Earth and ocean sciences
  • Geology
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Entrepeneurship and management
  • Engineering management
  • Business and human resource management
  • Journalism
  • Accounting and management
  • Software engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Business analysis and management
  • Neurology and neuroscience
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Biochemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Chemistry
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Animal care and veterinary science
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Dentistry
  • Advertising
  • PR
University of Essex

51.8767147008, 0.9466658421

Postal Address

Wivenhoe Park
United Kingdom

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