University of Essex

United Kingdom, England, Essex

We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. We are determined to do things differently and put student success at the centre of everything we do. We're committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. We put student success at the heart of our mission, supporting every student from every background to achieve outstanding outcomes; preparing our students to thrive in their future lives. Our determination to make a difference in society means we’re ranked 56th in the global Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023, which ranked more than 1,400 universities around the world. Making an impact through our research is at the heart of our University. We're in the UK top 10 for research quality in four subjects (Grade Point Average, REF2021) and in the UK top 10 for research power in five subjects (Times Higher Education 2022). Find out more about our REF2021 performance. We are open about our aims and how we want to achieve them. Our strategy sets out our ambitions for 2028. On these pages you'll find more on our plans, our finance, our senior team and how we work.



University of Essex


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Off Campus Housing, Optional On Campus Dorms
Four Seasons, Rain, Snow
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree
United Kingdom
Gap year
Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Acting, Actuarial Science, American Studies, Applied Biomedical Sciences, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Banking, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Computer Network Technologies, Computer Science, Computer Systems Technology, Creative Writing, Criminology, Data Analytics, Data Science, Data Science and Analytics, Drama, Early Childhood Studies, Ecology, Economics, Electronic Engineering, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Biology, Ethics, European Studies, Events Management, Film, Finance, Financial Technology, Foundation in Accounting and Finance, Foundation in International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Genetics, Global Studies, History, Hospitality Management, Hotel Management, Human Biology, International Business, International Foundation in Politics and International Relations, International Relations, Journalism, Latin American and Latino Studies, Latin American Studies, Latin Language, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Management Accounting, Marine Biology, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics and Economics, Mechatronic Engineering, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Philosophy & Politics, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Religion, Robotics, Robotics Engineering, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Sports & Exercise Science, Statistics, Therapeutics, Tourism, Translation, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Acting, Actuarial Science, Advertising, Art History, Banking and Finance, Big Data & Analytics, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Analytics, Cancer Biology, Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Computational Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Conflict Resolution, Creative Writing, Criminology, Data Science, Digital Marketing, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environment Culture and Society, Film, Finance, Financial Technology, Genetics, Heritage & Museum Sciences, History, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Human Rights, International Criminal Law, International Development Administration, International Human Rights Law, International Relations, International Trade, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Marketing, Marketing Management, Mathematics, Molecular, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physiotherapy, Political Science, Politics, Psychology, Robotics, Social Work, Sociology, Sport Physiology & Performance, Statistics, Strength and Conditioning, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Translation
Sport Teams
Cheerleading, Cricket, Football, Netball, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee