New experimental lab
ESSEXLab, the new state-of-the-art facility for academic researchers to run interactive social science experiments, is now available. Registration is also open
to take part in experiments.
Our status as a world leader in
social science research
was confirmed in the most recent
Research Excellence Framework (REF, December 2014).
Our Faculty is home to some of the most highly-rated
social science departments and research centres in the
We offer a wide range of thriving undergraduate, postgraduate
and doctoral study opportunities for you to choose from. We also
provide a variety of short courses, seminar programmes and the
Essex Summer School in social science data analysis.
- 4th in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014)
- World-leading research
- Highly-rated departments and centres
- Research-led teaching
- Committed to knowledge exchange
If you graduated from one of our departments in the last ten years we would like your help to
create truly engaging content for our website, including student profiles and case studies.
You can help by completing
your graduate profile online.
Our employability team are here to support you. We provide many services including training on job applications and CVs as well as work placements.
Dean's list photos
High achieving students from departments across our Faculty came together to celebrate their successes with staff.
See photos from the event on Flickr.