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The world's most pressing problems have no regard for disciplinary boundaries, and at Essex we encourage a broader view and an interdisciplinary approach.

We encourage our students to get involved with departmental research. From speaking at conferences to working as a lab assistant, there are plenty of opportunities for you to make your mark while gaining valuable experience for your career.


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We're top 5 in the UK for social sciences (REF 2014)
8 of our departments feature in QS World Rankings 2016
We're top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014)
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