Students Staff
Find out all you need to know about tuition fees, funding, scholarships and bursaries for your undergraduate, masters or research degree


Masters funding

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Stand out from the crowd in the job market with a Masters. It could be more affordable than you think thanks to our range of Masters scholarships and funding, including our discount for Essex alumni.

Going to university is one of the best investments you will ever make.

Our tuition fees enable us to invest in your future and provide first-class facilities. We also offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to ensure that students from all backgrounds can benefit from an Essex Education.

What we offer

  • Discounted postgraduate fees for Essex alumni
  • A comprehensive range of scholarships
  • Doctoral training centres offering fully-funded studentships
  • Advice and support if you're experiencing financial difficulty

Tuition fee policies and how to pay

Undergraduate funding

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We have a range of undergraduate scholarships and bursaries to support you regardless of your financial circumstances. We also provide information on other funding sources.

Research degree funding

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Join our internationally recognised research community. We’re home to several doctoral training centres and offer many research degree studentships and scholarships that could make your course fully-funded.

Managing your money

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Plan your student budget. We have advice on living costs, maximising your income, managing debts and planning for life after graduation. Meet with an adviser in your Student Services Hub for more help.