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

Full time fees per annum for LLM, MA, MSc, MFA, MPH, MRes, Diploma and Certificate awards
Course Home/EU Fee Overseas Fee
MRes Accounting £10,200 £15,950
MSc Accounting £10,200 £15,950
MSc Accounting And Finance £10,200 £15,950
MSc Accounting And Financial Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Accounting And Financial Management £10,200 £15,950
Graduate Diploma Accounting With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MA Acting £13,100 £14,450
MFA Acting £13,100 £14,450
MA Acting (International) £13,100 £14,450
MFA Acting (International) £13,100 £14,450
MSc Actuarial Science £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Actuarial Science £4,900 £11,960
MSc Advanced Communications Systems £7,200 £14,950
MSc Advanced Computer Science £7,200 £14,950
MSc Advanced Psychology £6,125 £15,450
MSc Advanced Web Engineering £7,200 £14,950
MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media £7,200 £15,950
MSc Algorithmic Trading £11,500 £14,950
MA American Literatures £6,125 £15,450
MRes Analysing Language Use £6,125 £15,450
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £10,200 £15,950
MA Applied Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Applied Linguistics With English For Academic £4,900 £10,045
Graduate Diploma Art History And Theory £4,900 £10,045
MA Art History And Theory £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Art History With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MSc Artificial Intelligence £6,125 £14,950
MA Avant-Gardes £6,125 £15,450
MSc Banking And Finance £10,200 £15,950
MSc Behavioural Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Big Data And Text Analytics £7,200 £14,950
MSc Biotechnology £6,125 £15,950
MSc Business Analytics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Business Management £10,200 £15,950
MSc Business Strategies In A Global Environment £10,200 £15,950
MA Business Translation And Interpreting £6,125 £15,450
MSc Cancer Biology £6,125 £15,950
Postgraduate Diploma Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £4,900 £12,360
MSc Cloud Computing £7,200 £14,950
MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology £6,125 £15,950
MSc Cognitive Neuroscience £6,125 £15,950
MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And £10,200 £15,950
MSc Computational Finance £11,500 £14,950
MSc Computer Engineering £7,200 £14,950
MSc Computer Games £7,200 £14,950
MSc Computer Networks And Security £7,200 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Computer Science With English For Academic £4,900 £10,045
MA Conference Interpreting And Translation £6,125 £15,450
MA Conflict Resolution TBC TBC
MSc Conflict Resolution TBC TBC
MA Conflict Resolution TBC TBC
MSc Conflict Resolution TBC TBC
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 £6,125 £15,450
MA Criminology £6,125 £15,950
MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research £6,125 £15,950
MA Curating £6,125 £15,450
MSc Data Science £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications £4,900 £11,960
LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights £9,220 £15,450
MA Economics TBC TBC
MSc Economics TBC TBC
MRes Economics TBC TBC
Graduate Diploma Economics TBC TBC
MSc Economics TBC TBC
MRes Economics TBC TBC
MSc Economics And Econometrics TBC TBC
MSc Economics And Econometrics TBC TBC
Graduate Diploma Economics With English For Academic Purposes TBC TBC
MSc Electronic Engineering £7,200 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Electronic Engineering With English For £4,900 £10,045
MA English Language And Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation £10,200 £15,950
Graduate Diploma Entrepreneurship And Innovation With English For £4,900 £10,045
LLM European Union Commercial Law £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma European Union Commercial Law With English For £4,900 £10,045
MRes Experimental Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MA Film And Literature £6,125 £15,450
MA Film Studies £6,125 £15,450
MSc Finance £10,200 £15,950
MSc Finance And Data Analytics £10,200 £15,450
MSc Finance And Global Trading £10,200 £15,950
MSc Finance And Investment £10,200 £15,950
MSc Finance And Management £10,200 £15,950
Graduate Diploma Finance With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MSc Financial And Business Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Computing £11,500 £14,950
MSc Financial Econometrics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics £10,200 £15,950
MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management £10,200 £15,950
MA Global And Comparative Politics TBC TBC
MSc Global And Comparative Politics TBC TBC
MA Global And Comparative Politics TBC TBC
MSc Global And Comparative Politics TBC TBC
MSc Global Project Management £10,200 £15,950
MA Health And Organisational Research £7,200 £15,450
MSc Health Research £6,125 £15,450
Postgraduate Certificate History £2,450 £6,180
MA History £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma History With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MSc Human Resource Management £10,200 £15,950
MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity £7,200 £15,450
MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis £7,200 £15,450
MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics £7,200 £14,950
MSc International Accounting And Banking £10,200 £15,950
MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship £10,200 £15,950
LLM International Commercial And Business Law £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma International Commercial And Business Law With £4,900 £10,045
MSc International Economics £10,200 £15,950
MSc International Finance £10,200 £15,950
LLM International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law £9,220 £15,450
LLM International Human Rights Law £9,220 £15,450
LLM International Human Rights Law (Economic £9,220 £15,450
MSc International Logistics And Supply Chain £10,200 £15,950
MSc International Management £10,200 £15,950
MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship £10,200 £15,950
MA International Relations TBC TBC
MSc International Relations TBC TBC
MA International Relations TBC TBC
MRes International Relations TBC TBC
MSc International Relations TBC TBC
LLM International Trade Law £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma International Trade Law With English For Academic £4,900 £10,045
MSc Internet Of Things £7,200 £14,950
MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies £7,200 £15,450
MSc Language And The Brain £6,125 £15,950
MA Language In Society £6,125 £15,450
MA Linguistic Studies £6,125 £15,450
MA Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MRes Linguistics £6,125 £15,450
MA Literature £6,125 £15,450
MSc Management £10,200 £15,950
MRes Management And Organisation £10,200 £15,950
Postgraduate Diploma Management And Organisational Dynamics £5,760 £12,360
MA Management And Organisational Dynamics £7,200 £15,450
MSc Management Economics £10,200 £15,950
Graduate Diploma Management With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MSc Marketing And Brand Management £10,200 £15,950
MSc Marketing Management £10,200 £15,950
MSc Mathematics £6,125 £14,950
Graduate Diploma Mathematics £4,900 £10,045
Postgraduate Diploma Mathematics And Finance TBC £11,960
MSc Mathematics And Finance £8,200 £14,950
Master of Business Administration Mba £18,500 £18,500
MSc Molecular Medicine £6,125 £15,950
MSc Money And Banking £10,200 £15,950
Postgraduate Certificate New Venture Creation TBC TBC
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) £14,050 £18,500
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) £14,050 £18,500
MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security £6,125 £15,950
MA Philosophy £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Philosophy With English For Academic Purposes £4,900 £10,045
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MA Playwriting £6,125 £15,450
MA Political Economy TBC TBC
MSc Political Economy TBC TBC
MRes Political Economy TBC TBC
MSc Political Economy TBC TBC
MA Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MRes Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MSc Political Science £7,200 £15,450
MA Political Theory £7,200 £15,450
MA Politics TBC TBC
Graduate Diploma Politics TBC TBC
MA Politics TBC TBC
MA Politics (With English For Academic Purposes) TBC TBC
Graduate Diploma Politics With English For Academic Purposes TBC TBC
Graduate Diploma Politics With Extended English For Academic TBC TBC
MA Professional Practice £6,125 £14,950
MA Psychoanalytic Studies TBC TBC
Postgraduate Diploma Psychoanalytic Studies TBC TBC
Postgraduate Certificate Psychoanalytic Studies TBC TBC
MA Psychoanalytic Studies £7,200 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Psychoanalytic Studies With English For Academic £5,760 £10,045
Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling £5,760 £10,045
MA Psycholinguistics £6,125 £15,450
Graduate Diploma Psychological Studies With English For Academic £4,900 £10,045
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £2,450 £5,980
MSc Psychology £6,125 £15,950
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour TBC TBC
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour TBC TBC
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour TBC TBC
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour TBC TBC
MA Refugee Care £8,200 £15,450
MSc Research Methods In Psychology £6,125 £15,950
MA Sociological Research Methods £6,125 £15,950
Graduate Certificate Sociology £2,450 £5,020
MA Sociology £6,125 £15,950
MA Sociology And Management £6,125 £15,950
MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics £4,900 £11,960
MSc Statistics £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Finance £4,900 £11,960
MSc Statistics And Finance £6,125 £14,950
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Operational Research £4,900 £11,960
MSc Statistics And Operational Research £6,125 £14,950
MSc Survey Methods For Social Research £6,125 £15,950
MA Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages £6,125 £15,450
MA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MFA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights £7,200 £15,450
MA Translation And Literature £6,125 £15,450
MA Translation And Professional Practice £6,125 £15,450
MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling £6,125 £15,450
MSc Tropical Marine Biology £6,125 £15,950
MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape And The £6,125 £15,450
Postgraduate 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