We offer scholarships and bursaries to talented postgraduates, ranging from
research council studentships and University of Essex scholarships to awards
funded by charities and other external organisations.
Postgraduate courses with a substantial US component are offered by a number of our University departments.
Department of Sociology
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
The following schools and departments offer a number of doctoral programmes with a US component:
Dr Owen Robinson on American studies
In this video, lecturer in the the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies,
Dr Owen Robinson, talks about his studies at Essex and his
research interests in the the American south.
We have lots of careers events and workshops running this term, all designed to
help you develop skills, research future career options and meet employers. Some are one-off annual events, so don't miss out.
frontrunners is our original placement scheme that offers students paid work opportunities on campus. You'll get on-placement training and great experience to add to your CV.
Internships are an excellent way to earn money and develop a stand-out CV. Register with us for
information on paid internship opportunities with local, national and even international employers.
Want to know more about American (US) Studies? Our student profiles allow you to hear students and
alumni talk about their experiences of our interdisciplinary courses and the world of possibility they open up.