Departments and Schools

Centres and Institutes

University of Essex

Centres and institutes

Our centres and institutes bring together our world-leading academics to share expertise and undertake interdisciplinary research. Some also offer undergraduate, postgraduate and research opportunities.

* Research students may be admitted directly to these centres

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Other research groups and projects

We have many leading research groups and projects based at Essex. Many are interdisciplinary and bring our academics together across academic boundaries to investigate key issues. We also work with external partners on projects at a national and international level. Below are a selection of these projects, please see the individual web pages of our faculties, schools, departments and centres for more details of all the projects we are involved in.

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Find a course

Use our Course Finder to find the right course for you. Our courses allow you to demonstrate your academic potential in a research-intensive environment, while developing the knowledge and skills required for a successful career.

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Use our Scholarship Finder to find the right funding for you. Scholarships and bursaries are available to support talented students, ensuring we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of your financial circumstances.

Life at Essex

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