Our Masters degrees can be taken either full-time for one year or part-time
over two years. They combine formal instruction with a supervised project which
forms the basis of a dissertation.
Our degrees are divided into two broad categories:
These degrees allow you to carry out specialised study in one of a range of
topics, and all require a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related
These degrees build upon Essex’s long-standing reputation in this area, and
require a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a
Furthermore, the School is home to the
Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents which offers Master
level degree courses in
Computational Finance and related areas.
If you are keen to study Computer Science or Electronic Engineering at
Postgraduate level but feel you need a detailed introduction to the subject,
International Academy offers Graduate Diplomas in these two subjects
that can be used as preparation for application to our MSc Degrees.
FAQ page for
details of English language requirements, fees, and other information.
The University of Essex now offers its graduates and its former study abroad
students a ten per discount on their first year of tuition fee for postgraduate
study see Essex Loyalty Discount
for more details.