We expand the realm of the possible by going beyond what has so far been thinkable.
You’re not afraid to be controversial.
You love to engage in a debate. You don’t take anything at face value and always question beyond what you’ve been told. At Essex you will gain a critical perspective on the social, political and economic challenges we face today. Your degree will take you on a unique and intellectually stimulating journey as you raise new questions, study ideas and arguments and explore topics from life and death, to mass media and ethics.
We study real-world problems, both political and existential, to gain a critical perspective on the personal, political, and socio-economic challenges we face today. Join our tight-knit school that is praised for its collaborative and supportive ethos and teaching environment.
We have two major funded research projects: The Ethics of Powerlessness and The Essex Autonomy Project.
That's not all though. We have expertise in all sorts of philosophical themes and many of our academics are open to supervision. We are Top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014, mainstream universities, THE 2014).
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