Computing is everything, computing is everywhere. Our lives would be unrecognisable without it.
Simulation enables us to understand how things, people and countries behave. Social media, face recognition, website design, cloud computing, network security, robotics – all of these are fascinating areas of computing, and there is nowhere better to study them.
"My placement at CERN in Switzerland is teaching me about what work will be like. It’s showing me the roles I’ll have as a developer and is giving me a chance to discover what I do and don’t like so I know what work suits me. It’s a great chance to learn practical skills in a real workplace but is also teaching me how to work as part of a team and how to collaborate which will be vital for any future job. Without the support I’ve received at Essex, I wouldn't be where I am and wouldn't have had as many opportunities. I think Essex goes above and beyond to help provide every advantage for its students."
Simulation enables you to understand how things, people and countries behave. We give you a thorough and up-to-date grounding in all these areas and more, while allowing you to develop in-depth specialisation. Our cutting-edge research is changing people’s lives.
"The thing I enjoyed the most about studying at Essex was the passion the academic staff brought to the lectures and lab sessions. Their knowledge and experience was absolutely outstanding and the course gave me strong practical skills so I could hit the ground running when I graduated. After Essex, I moved to Brisbane, Australia, and for the last twelve years I’ve been working for a company called GroundProbe, which provides tech solutions to the mining industry. Recently we were honoured at the Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies awards, including being recognised as Australia’s most innovative company. My time at Essex provided me with the strong foundation I needed to get to where I am today!"
We provide an active and stimulating environment to carry out your doctoral research and have an extensive range of specialist labs and facilities. We offer various routes to a research degree.
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