Masters study

Postgraduate Masters courses

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Study a Masters course at Essex

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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National award for book on the American youth justice system
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New national prize named after Essex academic
19 Dec 2019
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At Essex we pride ourselves on being a welcoming and inclusive student community. We offer a wide range of support to individuals and groups of student members who may have specific requirements, interests or responsibilities.

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