University of Essex

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University of Essex

University of Essex

University of Essex
Are you impatient to challenge convention? At Essex we provide students with much more than a degree - we encourage them to ask questions, and have an impact on the world around us.
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At Essex we have a long history of welcoming students from around the world to our friendly campuses close to London. 

We are proud to be Top 40 in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2023, Gold rated for teaching in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked 28th in the UK for Social Sciences in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2022). Essex is a centre of world-leading excellence for the social sciences. Four social science subjects are in the UK top 10 for research quality (grade point average, Research Excellence Framework 2021) and three are in the UK Top 10 for research power (Times Higher Education 2022)..Our students are taught and supervised by world-leading academics and our international outlook has helped place us within the world elite (THE Worl University Rankings 2022). We encourage our students to get involved with departmental research. From contributing to graduate journals to gaining experience as a lab assistant, there are plenty of opportunities for you to make your mark while gaining valuable experience for your future career.

Join Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, astronauts, and over 100,000 other alumni who've gone on to shape the world.

Programme Info

Type of Course: 
We offer a wide variety of Masters courses, allowing our students to pursue a range of interests. To see all of the courses available please visit our website.

Starting Dates:
• Masters courses begin in October (we have a growing number of Masters courses which begin in January)

Length of Course:
• Full Time: 12 months
• Part Time: 24 months

Application Deadlines (if you have several application deadlines, please list them all):
Application deadlines vary by year of entry, but we recommend that you apply before 1 July for our taught courses starting in October and by 1 November for courses starting in January. We aim to respond to applications within two weeks. If we are able to offer you a place, you will be contacted via email.



The entry requirements will depend on the course which you are applying for. For further information on entry requirements and how to apply, please visit our website


Tuition fees will vary dependent on the course which you are applying for. Fee information can be found on the course page. Please visit our website to find your course.

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