Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Previous university/college study is required in addition to local high school qualifications for our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses.

We accept a number of international qualifications, including the International Baccalaureate with the majority of our courses requiring a grade 30 or above or the SATR with the majority of our courses requiring a minimum of 1100 out of 1600 with 550 in each test.

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 offer a range of Foundation Programmes which can lead to entry to our undergraduate degrees, please visit University of Essex International College for further information.

Postgraduate Taught

The majority of our Postgraduate Taught Masters will consider applicants with 60% (second division) or GPA 2.70 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 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.

Scholarships and funding

Our Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship scheme offers £3,000 - £5,000 awards to high achieving students from Nepal.


Our GREAT Scholarship offers £10,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for postgraduates from Nepal for a one-year taught Master's (MA, MSc or LLM) degree in any discipline offered at the university.


Please visit our Fees and Funding pages for information about additional funding opportunities.

Our student societies

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

  • Promote Nepalese culture and traditions
  • Cook and enjoy Nepalese food
  • Join society trips and activities
  • Partake in society fundraising

Explore the Nepalese society

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

Meet us in Nepal

Unfortunately we have no visits planned to your country in the near future. Please don't hesitate to contact your country contact listed below if you have any questions.

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Chat with our students and staff

Fancy discovering what student life at Essex is like? Want to learn more about our international community? Come and talk to some of our students and staff online to get answers to all of your questions.

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Get in touch
Kshitij Bhatia Nepal country contact
Telephone: +919910981191