You’ll find a whole range of undergraduate degree subjects, across multiple disciplines, to choose from at the University of Essex. It’s a centre of world-leading excellence for the social sciences and its other main strengths include science and health degrees, as well as the arts and humanities.
Most undergraduate degrees at Essex are only available on a full-time basis. Typically, undergraduate degrees at Essex take three or four years to study, but a number of courses include placement years, study abroad options or an integrated master’s year. These courses usually take four or five years to complete. Medical courses usually take five years to study and some courses, like architecture, take longer.
Most degrees include optional modules, as well as core modules, meaning you can study the degree topics you’re most interested in.
It's also possible to combine two or three subjects within an undergraduate degree in what’s called a combined honours degree. For example, it’s fairly common to study a humanities course, like history, alongside a language, such as French or Spanish.