Fees and funding
University study is one of the best
investments you will ever make. At Essex you
are taught by world-leading academics in a supportive
and research-intensive environment.
Our tuition fees
enable us to invest in your future and provide first-class facilities, as well as hundreds of support packages to
ensure that students from all backgrounds can benefit from an Essex Education.
Loans, scholarships and bursaries
Postgraduate Loans for Masters courses
Students from the UK or EU may be entitled to a government-backed Postgraduate Loan
of up to £10,000 if you’re studying a Masters degree (taught or research).
If you're an Essex alumnus you can save up to
33% if you have received a First or Distinction
in your undergraduate or Masters degree respectively. We also offer a 10% discount if you
previously studied at Essex on a study abroad programme for at least one term. Find out more about our
Scholarships and bursaries
Watch our talk on postgraduate funding and scholarships at Essex
Postgraduate study has never been more accessible, thanks to new funding options. Rosanna and Hannah talk you through your postgraduate funding options.
Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding
Our University currently subscribes to the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding. This
independent guide to financing postgraduate study
can be an invaluable tool to anyone considering study beyond undergraduate level. The Guide is free to use
for our current and prospective students.
If you’re a prospective student, you’ll need our PIN to be able to access the resource. Please email
firstname.lastname@example.org to receive this.
Dr Luke Blaxill from the Alternative Guide has produced the following talk on your postgraduate funding options: