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University of Essex

Faculties

Our three faculties bring together our world-leading schools, departments, centres and institutes to work collaboratively on research and teaching. They support our efforts to be a university with global impact by overseeing our teaching, academic development and research while developing strong partnerships with business and industry.

Faculty of Humanities

Our Faculty of Humanities offers a unique, research-led student experience across a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes. Our Faculty's outstanding reputation for research was confirmed by the last UK-wide Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008), with Essex ranked in the top ten for History, Philosophy and Art History.

Our Faculty includes:

Faculty of Science and Health

Students at our Faculty of Science and Health develop the skills to address global issues and benefit people, the environment and society. They are learning from scientists who are working on vital issues including the nature of ageing, the meaning of genes, the future of the internet and the survival of coral reefs and climate change.

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Faculty of Social Sciences

We are the top university in the UK for social science research according to the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008). Our Faculty of Social Sciences is home to some of the most highly-rated social science departments and research centres in the country.

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