Study with us


Study with us

Postgraduate events

Open Days

We’re offering the chance for prospective postgraduate students to come along to our upcoming open days. You'll be able to view our campuses, take a look at accommodation and get a feel for the University.

Campus tours

We're also happy to arrange a campus tour for you guided by a current Essex student so you can get to know our campuses.

Can't make it?

If you can't make it to an event, you can immerse yourself in our virtual tours and videos to get an idea of what life is like at Essex, and watch the talks below for more information:

Welcome to Essex

Becky gives you an overview of what postgraduate study and life at Essex is like.

Funding at Essex

Rosanna and Hannah talk you through postgraduate funding and scholarships at Essex.

Alternative funding

Dr Luke Blaxill from the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding talks about other sources of finance.

Further information

Find a course

Find a course

Search our courses and find the right course for you. At Essex you can show your academic potential in a research-intensive environment, and develop the knowledge and skills required for a successful career.

Postgraduate study

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As a postgraduate at Essex, you'll be at the heart of our internationally acclaimed research community. We have a range of inspiring courses which develop your skills, experience and employability.

Research excellence

Research excellence

Essex ranks in the top 20 UK universities for research excellence and the top five for social science research (REF 2014). Our politics research has been first in the UK since rankings began in 1986.

Find a scholarship

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Search our Scholarship Finder to see the funding opportunities available to you. We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to make sure everyone with the potential can succeed.