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Masters fees

If you're an Essex graduate or studied abroad here, you could be eligible for our alumni loyalty discount. We also offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to make funding your studies easier.

You're an international fee-payer if you're from a non-EU country. We'll assess your fee status when you apply to Essex and you can contact us to enquire about your fee status.

Full-time fees 2018-19

Full time fees per annum for LLM, MA, MSc, MFA, MPH, MRes, Diploma and Certificate awards
Course Home/EU Fee Overseas Fee
Master of Business Management (Mbm) £10,710 £16,750
MRes Accounting £10,710 £16,750
MSc Accounting £10,710 £16,750
MSc Accounting And Finance £10,710 £16,750
MSc Accounting And Financial Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Accounting And Financial Management £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Accounting With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MA Acting £13,755 £15,175
MA Acting (International) £13,755 £15,175
MFA Acting (International) £13,755 £15,175
MSc Actuarial Science £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Diploma Actuarial Science £6,048 £12,980
MSc Advanced Communications Systems £7,560 £16,225
MSc Advanced Computer Science £7,560 £16,225
MSc Advanced Psychology £7,560 £16,225
MSc Advanced Web Engineering £7,560 £16,225
MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media £7,560 £16,750
MSc Algorithmic Trading £7,560 £16,225
MA American Literatures £7,560 £16,225
MRes Analysing Language Use £7,560 £16,225
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £10,710 £16,750
MA Applied Linguistics £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Applied Linguistics With English For Academic £4,990 £10,710
Graduate Diploma Art History And Theory £4,990 £10,710
MA Art History And Theory £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Art History With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Artificial Intelligence £7,560 £16,225
MA Avant-Gardes £7,560 £16,225
MSc Banking And Finance £10,710 £16,750
MSc Behavioural Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Big Data And Text Analytics £7,560 £16,225
MSc Biotechnology £7,560 £16,225
MSc Business Analytics £10,710 £16,750
MA Business Translation And Interpreting £7,560 £16,225
MSc Cancer Biology £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Diploma Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £6,048 £12,980
MSc Cloud Computing £7,560 £16,225
MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology £7,560 £16,225
MSc Cognitive Neuroscience £7,560 £16,225
MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And £10,710 £16,750
MSc Computational Finance £7,560 £16,225
MSc Computer Engineering £7,560 £16,225
MSc Computer Games £7,560 £16,225
MSc Computer Networks And Security £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Computer Science With English For Academic £4,990 £10,710
MA Conference Interpreting And Translation £7,560 £16,225
MA Conflict Resolution £7,560 £16,225
MSc Conflict Resolution £7,560 £16,225
MA Creative Writing £7,560 £16,225
MA Criminology £7,560 £16,750
MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research £7,560 £16,750
MA Curating £7,560 £16,225
MSc Data Science £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Diploma Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications TBC TBC
LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights £9,680 £16,225
MA Economics £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Economics £4,990 £10,710
MSc Economics £10,710 £16,750
MRes Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Economics And Econometrics £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Economics With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Electronic Engineering £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Electronic Engineering With English For £4,990 £10,710
MA English Language And Linguistics £7,560 £16,225
MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Entrepreneurship And Innovation With English For £4,990 £10,710
Master of Business Administration Essex Mba £19,425 £19,425
MRes Experimental Linguistics £7,560 £16,225
MA Film And Literature £7,560 £16,225
MA Film Studies £7,560 £16,225
MSc Finance £10,710 £16,750
MSc Finance And Data Analytics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Finance And Global Trading £10,710 £16,750
MSc Finance And Investment £10,710 £16,750
MSc Finance And Management £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Finance With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Financial And Business Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Financial Econometrics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Financial Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics £10,710 £16,750
MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management £10,710 £16,750
MA Global And Comparative Politics £7,560 £16,225
MSc Global And Comparative Politics £7,560 £16,225
MSc Global Project Management £10,710 £16,750
MA Health And Organisational Research £7,560 £16,225
MSc Health Research £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Certificate History £3,024 £6,490
MA History £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma History With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Human Resource Management £10,710 £16,750
MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity £7,560 £16,225
MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis £7,560 £16,225
MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics £7,560 £16,225
MSc International Accounting And Banking £10,710 £16,750
MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship £10,710 £16,750
LLM International Commercial And Business Law £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma International Commercial And Business Law With £4,990 £10,710
MSc International Economics £10,710 £16,750
MSc International Finance £10,710 £16,750
LLM International Human Rights And Humanitarian Law £9,680 £16,225
LLM International Human Rights Law £9,680 £16,225
MSc International Logistics And Supply Chain £10,710 £16,750
MSc International Management £10,710 £16,750
MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship £10,710 £16,750
MA International Relations £7,560 £16,225
MRes International Relations £7,560 £16,225
MSc International Relations £7,560 £16,225
LLM International Trade And Maritime Law £7,560 £16,225
LLM International Trade Law £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma International Trade Law With English For Academic £4,990 £10,710
MSc Internet Of Things £7,560 £16,225
MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies £7,560 £16,225
MSc Language And The Brain £7,560 £16,225
MA Language In Society £7,560 £16,225
MA Linguistic Studies £7,560 £16,225
MA Linguistics £7,560 £16,225
MRes Linguistics £7,560 £16,225
MA Literature £7,560 £16,225
MSc Management £10,710 £16,750
MRes Management And Organisation £10,710 £16,750
Postgraduate Diploma Management And Organisational Dynamics £6,048 £12,980
MA Management And Organisational Dynamics £7,560 £16,225
MSc Management Economics £10,710 £16,750
Graduate Diploma Management With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Marketing And Brand Management £10,710 £16,750
MSc Marketing Management £10,710 £16,750
MSc Mathematics £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Mathematics £4,990 £10,710
Postgraduate Diploma Mathematics And Finance £6,048 £12,980
MSc Mathematics And Finance £7,560 £16,225
MSc Molecular Medicine £7,560 £16,225
MSc Money And Banking £10,710 £16,750
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) See Notes See Notes
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) See Notes See Notes
MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security £7,560 £16,750
MA Philosophy £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Philosophy With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) £14,075 £18,750
MA Playwriting £7,560 £16,225
MA Political Economy £7,560 £16,225
MRes Political Economy £7,560 £16,225
MSc Political Economy £7,560 £16,225
MA Political Science £7,560 £16,225
MRes Political Science £7,560 £16,225
MSc Political Science £7,560 £16,225
MA Political Theory £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Politics £4,990 £10,710
MA Politics £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Politics With English For Academic Purposes £4,990 £10,710
MA Professional Practice £7,560 £16,225
MA Psychoanalytic Studies £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Psychoanalytic Studies With English For Academic £4,990 £10,710
Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling £4,990 £10,710
MA Psycholinguistics £7,560 £16,225
Graduate Diploma Psychological Studies With English For Academic £4,990 £10,710
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,024 £6,490
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,024 £6,490
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,024 £6,490
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,024 £6,490
MSc Psychology £7,560 £16,225
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,560 £16,225
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,560 £16,225
MA Refugee Care £7,560 £16,225
MSc Research Methods In Psychology £7,560 £16,225
MA Sociological Research Methods £7,560 £16,750
MA Sociology £7,560 £16,750
MA Sociology And Management £7,560 £16,750
MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) £13,500 £17,950
MSc Sport And Exercise Science £7,560 £16,225
MSc Statistics £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Finance £6,048 £12,980
MSc Statistics And Finance £7,560 £16,225
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Operational Research £6,048 £12,980
MSc Statistics And Operational Research £7,560 £16,225
MSc Survey Methods For Social Research £7,560 £16,750
MA Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages £7,560 £16,225
MA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MFA Theatre Directing £12,050 £13,150
MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights £7,560 £16,225
MA Translation And Literature £7,560 £16,225
MA Translation And Professional Practice £7,560 £16,225
MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling £7,560 £16,225
MSc Tropical Marine Biology £7,560 £16,225
MA United States Politics £7,560 £16,225
MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape And The £7,560 £16,225

Part-time fees

Part-time fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis from the course's full-time fee.

If you take a one-year Masters on a part-time basis over two years, you'll pay half of the course's fee in your first year. In your second year you'll pay half of the full-time fee for that year, which may by different to the fee in your first year.

Annual fee changes

For students commencing their studies at the University of Essex from the 2018-19 academic year, your fees will increase for each academic year of study. This annual increase will be 3% or the annual increase in the RPI-X index, whichever is the higher.

Fees for 2019-20

Fees for 2019-20 will be published in October 2018.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay