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. 

Visits to your country


11-13 September 2018 - Higher Options Fair, Dublin


17-18 October 2018 - Cork Careers Fair, Cork

Entry requirements

Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider five higher level subjects at H3 (H3H3H3H3H3) from Irish Leaving Certificate. 
The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 2.2 from 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 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 undergraduate degrees with a foundation year and the University of Essex International College for other undergraduate and postgraduate pathways.

Clubs and societies

You can meet other Irish students through the Irish Society:

Get in touch
Rosanna Lord Ireland country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828