University of Essex ,Colchester,UK

  • Colchester,UK

Founded in the year 1964, the University of Essex is one of the leading universities located in England, the U.K. same year, 122 students enrolled themselves at the university, which grew up to nearly 1,00,000 during the subsequent 50 years. The university maintains three campuses, namely Colchester Campus, Southend Campus, and Loughton Campus. Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science and Health, and Faculty of Social Sciences are the three faculties at the university that take care of teaching, and academic development. Recipient of gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the University of Essex is truly dedicated towards the overall development of students.

Amongst the three campuses, the Colchester Campus is the largest and is home to over 15,000 students belonging to nearly 130 nations. Spread across 200 acres, the university offers different accommodation options, apart from maintaining gym and indoor/outdoor courts.

It is now home to over 20 companies and carbon-neutral Essex Business School. Furthermore, the university maintains 30 research centers as well as institutions in various fields.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different fields like accountancy, management, biochemistry, sciences, finance, writing, criminology, journalism, human rights, drama, data analytics, and engineering, thereby catering to different requirements of students from all across the globe. Moreover, students are also offered opportunities for pursuing short-term courses in different specialized fields. The university offers employment too in various fields, like research, hospitality services, administrative and managerial. It has also partnered with more than 300 institutes across the globe for achieving excellence in

Amongst the three campuses, the Colchester Campus is the largest and is home to over 15,000 students belonging to nearly 130 nations. Spread across 200 acres, the university offers different accommodation options, apart from maintaining gym and indoor/outdoor courts.

It is now home to over 20 companies and carbon-neutral Essex Business School. Furthermore, the university maintains 30 research centers as well as institutions in various fields.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different fields like accountancy, management, biochemistry, sciences, finance, writing, criminology, journalism, human rights, drama, data analytics, and engineering, thereby catering to different requirements of students from all across the globe. Moreover, students are also offered opportunities for pursuing short-term courses in different specialized fields. The university offers employment too in various fields, like research, hospitality services, administrative and managerial. It has also partnered with more than 300 institutes across the globe for achieving excellence in the fields of education and research.

The university has over 95,000 alumni across the globe including some notable alumni in diverse fields like media, humanities, politics, and architecture. Some of them are Oscar Arias (ex-President of Costa Rica), Nick Broomfield (documentary filmmaker), David Yates (filmmaker), Tom Raworth (writer and graphic artist), Kee Thuan Chye (Malaysian Poet), Brian Hanrahan (BBC correspondent), Jonathan Wilson (novelist), John Etheridge (jazz guitarist), John Bercow (Speaker of the House of Commons), Mark Watson-Gandy (award-winning barrister) and Ben Okri (Booker prize recipient).

Year of establishment1964
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Size of Campus in acres200
UG/PG Course Ratio0.60
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 6 million
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense5376 Pound
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University of Essex Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(80 Courses)(12 months-3 years)Pound 16.87 K - 20.15 K
MIM(57 Courses)(12 months-3 years)Pound 16.05 K - 20.35 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 21 K
B.E. / B.Tech(18 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 18.4 K - 20.45 K
M.A.(65 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 16.05 K - 20.15 K
BBA(35 Courses)(2-4 years)Pound 11.54 K - 18.6 K
BHM(3 Courses)(9 months-3 years)Pound 17.52 K - 18.4 K
B.Sc.(18 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 18.4 K - 19.84 K
MFA(2 Courses)(20 months-2 years)Pound 16.05 K - 18.27 K

University of Essex Scholarships

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
Rs. 5,07,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Postgraduate Conversion Courses in AI and Data Science Scholarships
Rs. 10,14,000
Computers
The Essex MBA Early Bird Discount
Rs. 3,04,200
Business
Black, Arab and Mature Students Bursary
Rs. 50,700
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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University of Essex Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(80 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 50.0-60.0

MIM(57 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 51.0-60.0

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(18 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

M.A.(65 Courses)

: 6.0-7.0

: 60.0 & Above

BBA(35 Courses)

: 5.5-6.0

: 50.0 & Above

BHM(3 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

B.Sc.(18 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

MFA(2 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University is offering on-campus accommodation facility to all the first year students of undergraduates and postgraduates students at two of its campuses- Colchester Campus and Southend Campus
  • National student housing Award-winning accommodation guaranteed to international students 
  • First-year students along with a partner are not guaranteed an accommodation 
  • It has all sort of accommodation types like single gender flats, twin sharing rooms, shared & self-contained accommodation, short stay vacation accommodation with self-catered options
  • Residences houses named North Towers, Wolfson Court, The Meadows, University Quays, etc. are available on Colchester campus
  • Student housing provides launderette facilities, gym, cabled and wi-fi internet connection, kitchen, microwave, mattresses, chairs and much more 
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(In Colchester) North Towers accommodation cost £107.52/ week (for PG- 50 week contract)
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.6 L
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MIM INR 19.3 L
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MA INR 17.8 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.8 L
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BBA INR 16.7 L
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BSc INR 20.3 L
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MBA INR 20.6 L
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MArch INR 18.2 L
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BHM INR 13.5 L
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MBBS INR 35.6 L
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MEM INR 17.7 L
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MPharm INR 18 L
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MFA INR 16.8 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 257 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 87
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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University of Essex FAQs

University of Essex FAQs

Q. Is the University of Essex a good choice for international students?

A. the University of Essex was ranked 301 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education 2021. It provides top-quality education, and the university is a great place for socializing. The university has a flourishing and internationally diverse community, which includes students from over 140 countries. Thus, it is a good university for international students. Find out more about university and course rankings.

Q. What is the University of Essex known for?

A. The University of Essex has been consistently ranked first for research in Politics. Apart from this, the university’s Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities programmes are also well-known.

Q. What is the acceptance rate for the University of Essex?

A. The University of Essex has an acceptance of 70%-74%. Yet, it is competitive for international students as the university received thousands of applications each year and it is a bit selective in its admissions process.

Q. Does the University of Essex offer conditional admissions?

A. Yes, it does. If you are made a conditional offer, you will need to meet the conditions of your offer in the academic year which you apply, i.e. the year before you would start your course.

Q. Does the University of Essex require English language proficiency?

A. International students need to submit any one of these English proficiency exam reports: TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or Cambridge Tests. Find out more about eligibility requirements and admissions process here: University of Essex Admissions FAQs.

Q. What grades does the University of Essex require?

A. Undergraduate applicants need to have at least 60% or above in Class 12, while graduate applicants should have completed a bachelor’s degree with at least 50%-55% (depending on the institution).

Q. What are some top courses at the University of Essex?

A. Some of the top courses of the University of Essex are:
Law Politics & International Studies Communication & Media Studies
Sociology Art, Performing Arts & Design Languages, Literature & Linguistics
History, Philosophy & Theology Electrical & Electronic Engineering General Engineering
Clinical Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Sport Science
Biological Sciences Economics & Econometrics Accounting & Finance
Business & Management Computer Science Psychology
Check out University of Essex Courses and Fees.

Q. Is the University of Essex safe for international students?

A. The university campuses are generally very safe. To ensure safety and security, the university works closely with local agencies including the police and borough councils to achieve create a safe and secure environment on the campuses.

Q. Does the University of Essex offer scholarships to international students?

A. Yes, Essex offers country-specific and merit-based scholarships to international undergraduate and graduate students. Find out more here: https://www.essex.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/scholarships-and-funding.

Q. Can I apply for a part-time job at the University of Essex?

A. Yes, you can work while studying in the UK. Find out more about this: Part-time work in the UK.

Q. How long does it take to get a CAS letter from the University of Essex?

A. The university can take up to four weeks to issue a CAS letter.
Location
University CityColchester, Essex, UK
Campuses
University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ United Kingdom
East 15 Acting School Hatfields Rectory Lane Loughton IG10 3RY United Kingdom
Elmer Approach Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LW United Kingdom

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Wivenhoe Park, Colchester Essex CO4 3SQ
Colchester ( Essex)

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