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Key Stats

Uni rankings and ratings

Whatuni student rating
This is an average of all the overall ratings given by past and current students in our reviews section.
(4.2)  203 reviews
Whatuni student ranking
These are the 2015 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
89 / 112
Times ranking
Times ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
32nd

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2013 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

84 % FULL-TIME
16% PART-TIME
73 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
27% MATURE STUDENTS
64 % UK STUDENTS
36% INTERNATIONAL
62 % UNDERGRADUATE
38% POSTGRADUATE

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2013 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

10,840

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2014 (note: only applies to first year full time students)

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Wale

The University of Essex is an amazing platform for learning and the Students Union strives to provide numerous... READ MORE

p

overal my experience with the univesity is good. I have very good lectures and the student facilities are really good.... READ MORE

emma

the support services and the student union are really great.the univercity facilities are brilliant unlike the course... READ MORE

Open days

19 SEPTEMBER

Undergraduate open day at Colchester Campus

Colchester Campus

Colchester Campus open day! Come Visit us. Our Open Days are the perfect opportunity to get to know us better, visit ...

10 OCTOBER

University Of Essex : UG Open Day

Southend Campus

Know us better by visiting us on our Open Day. at Southend Campus

Scholarships

6

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Scholarship info

EBS Scholarship for Home/EU Masters Students

The scholarship is deducted from your tuition fees. All course applications received by the given deadline will automatically be considered for this scholarship. A fee discount is applied to all who meet our grade requirements. These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are entirely self-funded. They are not available to students who are fully or partly sponsored. The award is only available to students who are Home (UK) or EU fee payers and is for the first year of study only. Students must hold a UK first class honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a university in the EU. ...

Where you'll study

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester

Essex

CO4 3SQ

United Kingdom

Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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