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Switzerland

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Why Essex?

Here at Essex we like to think of ourselves as the world in one place. We welcome students from more than 140 countries to our campuses with over a third of our student population from outside of the UK so you'll feel right at home.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Most of our Undergraduate Bachelor degree courses will consider a 5.0 overall average from Certificat de Maturite. 

If you are taking international high school qualifications these may also be accepted, please contact us for more information. Our A-level and International Baccalaureate requirements can be found on our course listings

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.

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 4.25 from a Swiss 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.

Scholarships and funding

Our Non-EU Europe Regional Scholarship scheme offers £3,000 scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate students from Switzerland. Please visit the links above for further details about eligibility.

Our International Baccalaureate Excellence Scholarship scheme offers a £2,000 tuition fee discount to undergraduate students in their first year who have achieved 34 points or above in the International Baccalaureate. Please visit the website link for full terms and conditions.

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

Meet us in Switzerland

We'll be visiting Switzerland in the first week of October 2020, please check back for further updates closer to the time.

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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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Caroline Halling Switzerland country contact
Telephone: +44 (0) 1206 874828