Why Essex?

With students from 140 countries, Essex is the world in one place. We're top 20 for the most international student community in the THE World University Rankings 2018. 
I heard about Essex from friends that had attended the university and had a fantastic experience there. The Department of Government is ranked top for research and teaching and has a brilliant reputation which really attracted me. I found it really easy to settle into university life; everyone was so welcoming and warm and I immediately made friends. The lecturers are very supportive and make sure you understand everything. I especially enjoy the ‘Introduction to Politics’ module and it really opened my mind and enabled to me to look at ideas with a different perspective. I’ve joined the dance club and met lots of new people and had a brilliant time getting more involved with the university. I love being at Essex, it’s been a home away from home.
Stephanie Liangos BA International Relations and Politics

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider 18/20 from Apolytirion of Geniko Lykeio. 

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 undergraduate degrees with a foundation year and the University of Essex International College for other undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.

Some courses have higher entry requirements as well as other admissions criteria. Please see individual courses for more information or email our admissions team admit@essex.ac.uk.

Postgraduate Taught

The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 6.5 from Ptychion/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 at pgadmit@essex.ac.uk.

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

Our student societies

We’ve got over 100 clubs and societies at Essex, including our friendly Hellenic society, where you’ll have the chance to:

  • Share Greek culture with other students
  • Teach the Greek language to other students
  • Make and enjoy Greek food
  • Partake in society socials

Explore the Hellenic society

Join in the conversation and get to know other students with the society's Facebook page.

Meet us in Greece

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

Why should you study here?

Central London is easily accessible from all of our campuses
Colchester is among the UK's top 10 most affordable university towns according to totallymoney.com
We have a range of job opportunities giving you first hand work experience whilst you study
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Hear from our Greek students

Get in touch
Katerina Kanlis Greece country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828