Continue your studies with us
Choosing to be a postgraduate at Essex is one of the few decisions in
life that's black and white.
Our research is world-class
We have an international reputation for the world-class quality of our
research. We rate 9th in the UK overall, 1st for some disciplines, and are
the UK's top university for social science (Research Assessment Exercise,
Our student experience is unique
In the 2013 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, a stellar 94% of
respondents said that the overall experience of their course at Essex met
or exceeded their expectations. We win awards for our pioneering student
support schemes. We are the most recent winners of the prestigious Times
Higher Education award for Outstanding Support for Students.
We are perfectly located
Our three stunning campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend, each
enjoy excellent transport links and are only 70 minutes or less from London.
Our location also has significant benefits for professional networks, work
experience and careers.
Don't take our word for it...
In this video Aikaterina, from Greece, tells us what she enjoyed about studying Philosophy,
Politics and Economics at Essex. She tells us she enjoyed the independence to carry out her
own research and has decided to stay on at Essex to do a Masters in Political Economy.