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Why Essex?

Here at Essex we welcome students from more than 140 countries to our campuses with open arms. Over a third of our student population are from outside of the UK so you’ll feel right at home.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

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

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 accept a number of international qualifications and foundation programmes. 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 2.0 or above from undergraduate degrees awarded by University of Philippines or University of Santo Tomas, or 3.0 or above from undergraduate degrees awarded by Ateneo de Manila University or De La Salle University.
 
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 Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship scheme offers a £4,000 tuition fee discount to postgraduate students from specified universities in the Philippines meeting the scholarship GPA requirement for their university. Please see the link for further details.
 
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 friendly Filipino society, where you’ll have the chance to:

  • Share Filipino culture with other students
  • Join games events and movie nights
  • Make and enjoy Filipino food
  • Take part in society socials and parties

Explore the Filipino society

Meet us in the Philippines

21 August 2021 - Virtual Philippines pre-departure event. Register here.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with your country contact named below with any questions.

You can also get in touch on WhatsApp: +60162223571.

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Jared Tung  Philippines country contact
Telephone: +603 7493 0805