As a postgraduate at Essex, you’ll receive a high quality education
being taught, supported and supervised by academics who are world leaders in
their fields. We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our
research and were rated ninth in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment
Exercise (RAE, 2008).
Our postgraduates form a lively and supportive 3,100-strong community
and our staff provide one-to-one guidance throughout your studies. In the 2011
Postgraduate Research Experience Survey, of all our research students who
responded, 82 per cent said their overall experience at Essex met or exceeded
Our three campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend enjoy excellent
transport links and all are less than an hour from London. We currently have
over 11,000 students, including more than 8,000 undergraduates, from over 130
countries studying for an Essex degree.