Masters fees

If you're an Essex graduate or studied abroad here, you could be eligible for our alumni loyalty discount. We also offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to make funding your studies easier.

You're an international fee-payer if you're from a non-EU country. We'll assess your fee status when you apply to Essex and you can contact us to enquire about your fee status.

Full-time fees 2017-18

Our Masters fee list for 2017-18 will be published here in October 2016. You can find individual course fees on our Course Finder.

Full-time fees 2016-17

Full time fees per annum for LLM, MA, MSc, MFA, MPH, MRes, Diploma and Certificate awards
Course Home/EU Fee Overseas Fee
MRes Accounting £9,950 £15,500
MSc Accounting £9,950 £15,500
MSc Accounting And Finance £9,950 £15,500
MSc Accounting And Financial Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Accounting And Financial Management £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Accounting With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MA Acting £12,700 £14,000
MFA Acting £12,700 £14,000
MA Acting (International) £12,700 £14,000
MFA Acting (International) £12,700 £14,000
MSc Advanced Communications Systems £5,950 £14,500
MSc Advanced Computer Science £5,950 £14,500
MSc Advanced Psychology £5,950 £14,950
MSc Advanced Web Engineering £5,950 £14,500
MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media £6,950 £15,500
MSc Algorithmic Trading £11,150 £14,500
MA American Literatures £5,950 £14,950
MRes Analysing Language Use £5,950 £14,950
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £9,950 £15,500
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £9,950 £15,500
MA Applied Linguistics £5,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Applied Linguistics With English For Academic £4,760 £9,750
Graduate Diploma Art History And Theory £4,760 £9,750
MA Art History And Theory £5,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Art History With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Artificial Intelligence £5,950 £14,500
MSc Banking And Finance £9,950 £15,500
MSc Behavioural Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Behavioural Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Big Data And Text Analytics £5,950 £14,500
MSc Biotechnology £5,950 £15,500
MBA Business Administration £17,500 £17,500
MSc Business Analytics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Business Strategies In A Global Environment £9,950 £15,500
MA Business Translation And Interpreting £5,950 £14,950
MSc Cancer Biology £5,950 £15,500
PG Diploma Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £4,760 £11,960
MA Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £5,950 £14,950
MSc Cloud Computing £5,950 £14,500
MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology £5,950 £15,500
MSc Cognitive Neuroscience £5,950 £15,500
MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And £9,950 £15,500
MSc Computational Finance £11,150 £14,500
MSc Computer Engineering £5,950 £14,500
MSc Computer Games £5,950 £14,500
MSc Computer Networks And Security £5,950 £14,500
Graduate Diploma Computer Science With English For Academic £4,760 £9,750
MA Conflict Resolution £7,950 £15,500
MSc Conflict Resolution £7,950 £15,500
Occasional P/G Study Cpd - Intensive English: International Academy TBC TBC
Occasional P/G Study Cpd - Teacher Training: International Academy TBC TBC
MA Creative Writing £5,950 £14,950
MA Criminology £5,950 £15,500
MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research £5,950 £15,500
MA Curating £5,950 £14,950
MSc Data Science £5,950 £14,500
PG Diploma Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications £4,760 £11,600
MSc Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications £5,950 £14,500
LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights £8,950 £14,950
MA Economics £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Economics £4,760 £9,750
MSc Economics £9,950 £15,500
MRes Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Economics And Econometrics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Economics And Econometrics £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Economics With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Electronic Engineering £5,950 £14,500
Graduate Diploma Electronic Engineering With English For £4,760 £9,750
MSc Embedded Systems £5,950 £14,500
MA English Language And Linguistics £5,950 £14,950
MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Entrepreneurship And Innovation With English For £4,760 £9,750
LLM European Union Commercial Law £6,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma European Union Commercial Law With English For £4,760 £9,750
MRes Experimental Linguistics £5,950 £14,950
MA Film And Literature £5,950 £14,950
MA Film Studies £5,950 £14,950
MSc Finance £9,950 £15,500
MSc Finance And Data Analytics £9,950 £14,950
MSc Finance And Global Trading £9,950 £15,500
MSc Finance And Investment £9,950 £15,500
MSc Finance And Management £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Finance With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Financial And Business Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Financial Computing £11,150 £14,500
PG Diploma Financial Decision Making With Applications £6,360 £11,600
MSc Financial Decision Making With Applications £7,950 £14,500
MSc Financial Econometrics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Financial Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics £9,950 £15,500
MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management £9,950 £15,500
MA Global And Comparative Politics £7,950 £15,500
MSc Global And Comparative Politics £7,950 £15,500
MSc Global Project Management £9,950 £15,500
MA Health And Organisational Research £6,950 £14,950
MSc Health Research £5,950 £14,950
PG Certificate History £2,380 £5,980
MA History £5,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma History With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Human Resource Management £9,950 £15,500
MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity £6,950 £14,950
MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis £7,950 £15,500
MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics £5,950 £14,500
MSc International Accounting And Banking £9,950 £15,500
MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship £9,950 £15,500
LLM International Commercial And Business Law £6,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma International Commercial And Business Law With £4,760 £9,750
MSc International Economics £9,950 £15,500
MSc International Finance £9,950 £15,500
LLM International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law £8,950 £14,950
LLM International Human Rights Law £8,950 £14,950
LLM International Human Rights Law (Economic £8,950 £14,950
MSc International Management £9,950 £15,500
MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship £9,950 £15,500
MA International Relations £7,950 £15,500
MRes International Relations £7,950 £15,500
MSc International Relations £7,950 £15,500
LLM International Trade Law £6,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma International Trade Law With English For Academic £4,760 £9,750
MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies £6,950 £14,950
MSc Language And The Brain £5,950 £15,500
MA Linguistic Studies £5,950 £14,950
MA Linguistics £5,950 £14,950
MRes Linguistics £5,950 £14,950
MA Literature £5,950 £14,950
MSc Management £9,950 £15,500
MRes Management And Organisation £9,950 £15,500
PG Diploma Management And Organisational Dynamics £5,560 £11,960
MA Management And Organisational Dynamics £6,950 £14,950
MSc Management Economics £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Management With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Marketing And Brand Management £9,950 £15,500
MSc Marketing Management £9,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Mathematics £4,760 £9,750
PG Diploma Mathematics And Finance £6,360 £11,600
MSc Mathematics And Finance £7,950 £14,500
MSc Molecular Medicine £5,950 £15,500
MSc Money And Banking £9,950 £15,500
MSc Money And Banking £9,950 £15,500
MA Multilevel Governance In Europe £7,950 £15,500
MSc Multilevel Governance In Europe £7,950 £15,500
MBA Museum Management £17,500 £17,500
PG Certificate New Venture Creation TBC TBC
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security £5,950 £15,500
MA Philosophy £5,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Philosophy With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £14,950
MA Playwriting £5,950 £14,950
MA Political Economy £7,950 £15,500
MRes Political Economy £7,950 £15,500
MSc Political Economy £7,950 £15,500
MA Political Science £7,950 £15,500
MRes Political Science £7,950 £15,500
MSc Political Science £7,950 £15,500
MA Political Theory £7,950 £15,500
Graduate Diploma Politics £4,760 £9,750
MA Politics £7,950 £15,500
MA Politics (With English For Academic Purposes) £4,760 £9,750
Graduate Diploma Politics With English For Academic Purposes £4,760 £9,750
Graduate Diploma Politics With Extended English For Academic £4,760 £9,750
MA Professional Practice £5,950 £14,500
MA Psychoanalytic Studies TBC TBC
MA Psychoanalytic Studies £6,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Psychoanalytic Studies With English For Academic £5,560 £9,750
Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling £5,560 £9,750
MA Psycholinguistics £5,950 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Psychological Studies With English For Academic TBC TBC
PG Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,380 £5,800
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,380 £5,800
PG Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,380 £5,800
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,380 £5,800
MSc Psychology £5,950 £15,500
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,950 £15,500
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,950 £15,500
MA Refugee Care £7,950 £14,950
MSc Research Methods In Psychology £5,950 £15,500
MA Sociolinguistics £5,950 £14,950
MA Sociological Research £5,950 £15,500
Graduate Certificate Sociology £2,380 £4,875
MA Sociology £5,950 £15,500
MA Sociology And Management £5,950 £15,500
MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) £14,000 £15,500
PG Diploma Statistics £4,760 £11,600
MSc Statistics £5,950 £14,500
PG Diploma Statistics And Econometrics £4,760 £11,600
MSc Statistics And Econometrics £5,950 £14,500
PG Diploma Statistics And Operational Research £4,760 £11,600
MSc Statistics And Operational Research £5,950 £14,500
MSc Survey Methods For Social Research £5,950 £15,500
MA Teaching English As A Foreign Language/Teaching £5,950 £14,950
MA Theatre Directing £11,700 £12,700
MFA Theatre Directing £11,700 £12,700
MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights £6,950 £14,950
MA Translation And Literature £5,950 £14,950
MA Translation And Professional Practice £5,950 £14,950
MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling £5,950 £14,950
MSc Tropical Marine Biology £5,950 £15,500
MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape And The £5,950 £14,950
PG Certificate Working With Children, Young People And Families: TBC TBC

Part-time fees

Part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the course's full-time fee.

If you take a one-year Masters on a part-time basis over two years, you'll pay half of the course's fee in your first year. In your second year you'll pay half of the full-time fee for that year, which may by different to the fee in your first year.

Annual fee changes

For students commencing their studies at the University of Essex from the 2017-18 academic year, your fees will increase for each academic year of study. This annual increase will be 3% or the annual increase in the RPI-X index, whichever is the higher.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay