New UG courses
We now offer our BA and BSc Economics with an industrial placement year, enabling you to
gain valuable work experience that graduate employers want.
world-leading research places us third in the UK for economic
research, giving our students from across the globe the opportunity
to study amongst the most prominent economists of the time.
Rated 93% overall satisfaction (NSS 2014), we provide students with
an outstanding education based on research-led
With economic issues explored at
doctoral level in our multicultural department, we give you the
tools to succeed as a graduate of Essex.
What makes us unique?
- 93% student satisfaction (NSS 2014), ranked in the top 12 for
- Learn key tools and skills to explore economic issues in depth
- Well-connected with international organisations and financial
- Rated third in the UK for economic research
- Lively and multicultural environment
Roy Bailey has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his outstanding contribution to the University, both for his teaching and his research.
Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we have a number of scholarships available
to support you during your studies. Application deadlines are coming up, so make sure you apply soon.
Our internationally-acclaimed academics are working on a range of research projects covering all major fields of economics, including labour economics, econometrics, and networks.