Financial crises. Unemployment. Immigration. Global competition. At
Essex we push the frontiers of accepted wisdom. We examine the decisions of
individuals, the strategies of firms and the policies of governments.
We are one of Europe's leading economics departments. Our creative
and committed academics undertake
world-leading research, pioneering new solutions to global issues.
This work informs our
postgraduate courses. You'll learn alongside research stars who are
breaking new ground in all fields of economics.
We're home to
staff and students from all over the world who want to think, learn
and achieve together. If you're ingenious, industrious and independent,
What makes us unique?
Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you the chance to help an
academic with a research project. You'll learn new skills which will enhance your CV and be paid a bursary. We're
taking applications now.
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.
PhD job candidates
Find out about the candidates in our department, including their market papers, research interests and CVs.
We support all our PhD students when looking for jobs to get their dream career after Essex.