Fees and scholarships
Find a scholarship
Search our Scholarship Finder to see the funding we have for you.
Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensure we remain accessible to all with the potential
to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.
Fees for undergraduate and Masters courses can be found in our
Alumni discount for postgraduate fees
If you are applying for a postgraduate course, and have previously
studied at Essex, you could be eligible for our Alumni Loyalty Discount on
the first year of your postgraduate tuition fees.
We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and
postgraduate students, including a broad range of University of Essex
scholarships. You can search our
scholarship finder to see what is available.
We have a range of
scholarships and bursaries available for undergraduate
Doctoral Training Centre studentships
The Department plays a key role in the
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training
Centre at Essex, which offers studentships for talented
Home/EU postgraduate students. A number of our courses are
accredited pathways and eligible for ESRC funding through to
PhD studies are fully funded for either three years or four
years (one year's Masters followed by three years PhD research)
for those students taking:
University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships
Our University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships support talented PhD students
pushing boundaries in their field of study. There are 34 awards in total to be granted across our Social Sciences, Humanities and Science and Health faculties for 2017.
If you have an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement then you could be eligible.
University of Essex Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarships
CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership
The University, along with six partner institutions, is a member of
CHASE: Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East
England, which has been awarded £17m from the Arts and Humanities
Research Council (AHRC) to fund PhD studentships over a five-year
Applicants for doctoral study in our Department can apply to CHASE for
AHRC studentships. Funding covers fees, maintenance and professional
development opportunities during your PhD.
Stand out from the crowd in the job market with a Masters. It could be more affordable than you think thanks to our range of
Masters scholarships and funding, including our discount for Essex alumni.
Research degree funding
Join our internationally recognised research community. We’re home to several doctoral training centres and offer many
research degree studentships and scholarships that could make your course fully-funded.
Book a place at one of our open days to see for yourself what we offer.
Academic and support staff will be available to answer your questions,
while a campus tour with our current students allows you to view our
facilities and accommodation.