Study with us
New Masters courses
We now offer three new MSc courses in Big Data and Text Analytics, Cloud Computing and Multimedia Networking. You will gain
the skills to operate in the new digital landscape, processing vast amounts of data over the web.
We have an international reputation for outstanding quality research and postgraduate training. By studying with us
you will join a large and thriving community of taught Masters and postgraduate
research students that provides an active and stimulating environment in which to learn and carry out research.
You will be taught or supervised by our world-class team of academic staff
who have a wide variety of research interests.
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, over two-thirds of our computer science research was rated as 'world leading'
or 'internationally excellent' (REF 2014). Our PhD students are seen as colleagues and we offer ample contact hours.
Outstanding research facilities
Our School has six computer laboratories exclusively for computer science and electronic engineering students. We also have
specialist facilities available for research in a variety of fields including robotics, brain-computer interfaces, embedded
systems, networking, semiconductor technology and printed circuit board manufacture.
Preparing for your future
We offer high-quality skills-based training that is invaluable for your CV and our Employability and Careers
Centre is on hand to help with careers advice and planning. You will also have opportunities to present your research and travel
to international conferences.
We offer scholarships and bursaries to talented postgraduates, ranging from
research council studentships and University of Essex scholarships to awards
funded by charities and other external organisations.
Book a place at a postgraduate event to find out about studying at a top 20 UK research university. Staff will be
available to answer your questions and you can speak to students about life at Essex.
Proficio is our innovative doctoral training scheme. Our University gives you funding to spend on
a variety of courses, from research skills to personal development and career management.