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Welcome

AHRC funding

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Apply for a PhD studentship for your doctoral study funded by the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

We offer degrees in both philosophy and art history at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including opportunities to explore interdisciplinary themes across the two areas, and to study them in combination with other subjects.

Our School has an excellent record for student satisfaction and strong research expertise in phenomenology, critical theory and classical German philosophy, as well as renaissance studies, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century art, modern and contemporary art, curatorial studies and art from Latin America.

Why study with us?

  • Top ten for philosophy research depeartments in the UK and a leading centre for continental philosophy
  • Top ten for art history research departments in the UK
  • Internship and work placement opportunities while you study
  • Study abroad as part of your course

Art history

Art history

Art history at Essex is internationally recognised for its teaching and research across a range of fields from the renaissance to modern and contemporary art, with particular specialisms in curating and art from Latin America.

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy at Essex is ranked among the top ten philosophy research departments in the UK and is a leading centre for teaching in continental philosophy, with strong expertise in phenomenology, critical theory and classical German philosophy.

Essex Autonomy Project

Essex Autonomy Project

The Essex Autonomy Project aims to clarify the idea of self-determination as a guide for policy makers and frontline professionals dealing with the complexities of vulnerable individuals and their capacity to make decisions for themselves.