Paulina Lewandowska
Hallo! I am Paulina and I look after our Austrian students coming to the University of Essex. Each year we welcome a number of students from Austria to study various courses including Acting, Law and Sociology, and we are delighted that you are considering joining them. Below you'll find some country-specific information which I hope you will find helpful. Please do get in touch at europe@essex.ac.uk if you have any questions.
Paulina Lewandowska AUSTRIA COUNTRY CONTACT

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider 2 (Good) from the Reifeprufungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis. 

Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team admit@essex.ac.uk

We also have a range of Foundation Programmes available if you do not meet these grades. Please visit our Pathways Department for details about our degrees with a foundation year and the University of Essex International College for other undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.

Postgraduate Taught

The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 2.2 (Gut) from an Austrian Bachelor degree.
 
Some courses have higher entry requirements as well as other admissions criteria. Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team pgadmit@essex.ac.uk

We also have a range of Foundation Programmes available if you do not meet these grades. Please visit University of Essex International College for further information.

Postgraduate Research 

For entry to Research degrees, please refer to the entry requirements for the degree that you are interested in. 

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK 2:2 (see the grade information above), and a master's degree with a good grade is required for most PhD programmes, in addition to a well-developed research proposal in a field in which we can offer supervision. Please have a read through our information for research degree applicants and check the course details for your chosen programme for further information about entry criteria.

Scholarships and funding

Our Undergraduate EU Scholarship scheme offers a £5,000 discount on international tuition fees for each year of study for EU students joining us in academic year 2023-24. In order to qualify for this award, applicants must actively make Essex their firm choice by 14 July 2023. Other terms and conditions apply.

 Our Masters (PGT) EU Scholarship offers up to a £5,500 discount on international tuition fees for EU students joining us in academic year 2023-24.  In order to qualify for this award, applicants must actively make Essex their firm choice by 14 July 2023 (for October start) or 13 October 2023 (for January 2024 start). For details of the award amounts and full terms and conditions, please visit the link.

 Our Postgraduate Research EU Scholarship scheme offers an £8,000 discount on international tuition fees for EU students joining us in academic year 2023-24. In order to qualify for this award, applicants must actively make Essex their firm choice by 14 July 2023 (for October start) or 13 October 2023 (for January 2024 start). Other terms and conditions apply.

Please visit our Scholarships pages for full terms and conditions and information about additional funding opportunities.

Meet us in Austria

Unfortunately we do not have any visits to your country planned in the near future. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with your country contact named below with any questions.

Read about Austrian graduate Stella Eckl's experience of studying BA International Relations and volunteering as a project leader with the Refugee Teaching Programme.

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