Undergraduate fees for international students
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.
Tuition fees for courses starting in 2017-18
Our 2017-18 fees for new students are listed below. Alternatively, you
can find the fee for your course in our Course Finder.
New international students starting in 2017-18
|Full-time undergraduate degree courses, other than those
|Laboratory-based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and
Health and Human Sciences
|Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science (including placement
|International Year One in Business
|International Foundation Programme
|Year 0 courses (subsequent years will be charged at the standard
undergraduate degree fee for international students)
* Our Health and Human Sciences lab-based courses may have additional bench
or placement fees. Check the course details in our Course
Finder for more information.
New Channel Islands undergraduate students pay fees at the Home and EU rate.
For students commencing their studies at the University of Essex in 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.
Our fees enable us to provide a high quality educational experience, to invest in
teaching, services and facilities, and to increase our investment in widening participation, access, and
Year abroad or placement year courses
Unlike many other universities, if you take a course with a
year abroad or industrial or clinical placement year, you'll pay no
tuition fees for that year.
Tuition fee policies and how to pay
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