Study with us
"I love the lectures and
classes in Political
Theory and New British
Politics, both the
lecturers and class
teachers know and love
their subjects and that
is passed onto the
students, which inspires
and sparks interest in
sound understanding in
behaviours and ideas
All our degrees will give you a sound understanding in political systems,
political behaviour and political ideas. As one of the larger political science
departments in Europe we are able to cover a wide range of approaches and
specialisms relating to virtually all aspects of politics, which allows you to
select from a large number of courses and modules.
As a graduate from the department you will be well-equipped for
a range of careers and you
can leave Essex knowing that you have been taught by teachers and researchers at
the forefront of their field.
Individual course fees can be found on the
fee finder for each of
the courses we offer.
Scholarships and funding
Faculty of Social Sciences Masters Scholarship
If you are coming to study with us in 2012 or 2013 you will be able to compete
Faculty of Social Sciences Masters Scholarship to continue studying for a
Masters course at Essex in one of our participating departments.
Other sources of funding
The university offers a number of funding opportunities to undergraduate
students which you may be eligible to apply for. More information can be found
and interview days
Undergraduate applicants will be invited to attend one of our visit days to
tour the campus, meet with academics and gain an insight into your course of
If you require any further information regarding visit days, please email:
There are many opportunities for you to study
abroad, whether this is for one term or a full year as part of your course.
We have exchange agreements with a wide variety of universities and we can help
you to select the most appropriate destination. More information is available
Study Abroad Office.
Apply to study
Applications are made online through UCAS. More information is available from
Undergraduate Admissions. The University's applicant portal,
myEssex, provides online services
once you have submitted your application through UCAS.
If you have any questions about politics degrees at Essex you are welcome to
contact Dr Theresa Crowley, the
Department's admissions selector.
If you don't meet the UG entry requirements to study in our department, the
International Academy offers
pathways with extra language and subject support that will allow entry on to
first year courses.
If you have any questions about studying with us, please
our Undergraduate Administrator. If your query relates to your application,
Last modified on 09 September 2013