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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 for new students 2019-20

Full time fees per annum for LLM, MA, MSc, MFA, MPH, MRes, Diploma and Certificate awards
Course Home/EU Fee Overseas Fee
MRes Accounting £11,250 £17,560
MSc Accounting £11,250 £17,560
MSc Accounting And Finance £11,250 £17,560
MSc Accounting And Financial Management £11,250 £17,560
MA Acting £14,445 £15,935
MA Acting (International) £14,445 £15,935
MFA Acting (International) £14,445 £15,935
MSc Actuarial Science £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Diploma Actuarial Science £6,352 £13,632
MSc Advanced Computer Science £9,040 £17,560
MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media £7,940 £17,560
MSc Algorithmic Trading £9,040 £17,560
MA American Literatures £7,940 £17,040
MRes Analysing Language Use £7,940 £17,040
MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis £11,250 £17,560
MA Applied Linguistics £7,940 £17,040
Graduate Diploma Art History And Theory £5,240 £11,246
MA Art History And Theory £7,940 £17,040
MSc Artificial Intelligence £9,040 £17,560
MA Avant-Gardes £7,940 £17,040
MSc Banking And Finance £11,250 £17,560
MSc Behavioural Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Big Data And Text Analytics £9,040 £17,560
MSc Biotechnology £7,940 £17,040
MSc Business Analytics £11,250 £17,560
MA Business Translation And Interpreting £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Diploma Chinese-English Translation And Interpreting £6,352 £13,632
MA Chinese-English Translation And Professional £7,940 £17,040
MSc Cognitive Neuroscience And Neuropsychology £7,940 £17,040
MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And £11,250 £17,560
MSc Computational Finance £9,040 £17,560
MSc Computer Engineering £9,040 £17,560
MSc Computer Games £9,040 £17,560
MSc Computer Networks And Security £9,040 £17,560
MA Conference Interpreting And Translation £7,940 £17,040
MA Conflict Resolution £7,940 £17,040
MSc Conflict Resolution £7,940 £17,040
MA Creative Writing £7,940 £17,040
MA Criminology £7,940 £17,560
MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research £7,940 £17,560
MA Curating £7,940 £17,040
MA Curating With Professional Placement £7,940 £17,040
MSc Data Science £7,940 £17,040
MSc Data Science With Professional Placement £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Diploma Discrete Mathematics And Its Applications £6,352 £13,632
LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights £7,940 £17,040
MA Economics £11,250 £17,560
Graduate Diploma Economics £5,240 £11,246
MSc Economics £11,250 £17,560
MRes Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Economics And Econometrics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Economics With Professional Placement £11,250 £17,560
MSc Electronic Engineering £9,040 £17,560
MA English Language And Linguistics £7,940 £17,040
MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation £11,250 £17,560
Master of Business Administration: Essex Mba £19,500 £19,500
MRes Experimental Linguistics £7,940 £17,040
MA Film And Literature £7,940 £17,040
MA Film Studies £7,940 £17,040
MSc Finance £11,250 £17,560
MSc Finance And Data Analytics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Finance And Global Trading £11,250 £17,560
MSc Finance And Investment £11,250 £17,560
MSc Finance And Management £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial And Business Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial Econometrics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial Economics And Accounting £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management £11,250 £17,560
MA Global And Comparative Politics £7,940 £17,040
MSc Global And Comparative Politics £7,940 £17,040
MSc Global Communication Systems £9,040 £17,560
MSc Global Project Management £11,250 £17,560
MA Health And Organisational Research £7,940 £17,040
MSc Health Research £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Certificate History £3,176 £6,816
MA History £7,940 £17,040
MSc Human Resource Management £11,250 £17,560
MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity £7,940 £17,040
MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis £7,940 £17,040
MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics £9,040 £17,560
MSc International Accounting And Banking £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Accounting And Banking With £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship £11,250 £17,560
LLM International Commercial And Business Law £7,940 £17,040
LLM International Commercial And Business Law With £7,940 £17,040
MA International Development £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Finance £11,250 £17,560
LLM International Human Rights Law £7,940 £17,040
LLM International Humanitarian Law £7,940 £17,040
MSc International Logistics And Supply Chain £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Management £11,250 £17,560
MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship £11,250 £17,560
MA International Relations £7,940 £17,040
MRes International Relations £7,940 £17,040
MSc International Relations £7,940 £17,040
LLM International Trade And Maritime Law £7,940 £17,040
LLM International Trade Law £7,940 £17,040
MSc Internet Of Things £9,040 £17,560
MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies £7,940 £17,040
MA Language In Society £7,940 £17,040
MA Linguistic Studies £7,940 £17,040
MA Linguistics £7,940 £17,040
MRes Linguistics £7,940 £17,040
MA Literature £7,940 £17,040
MSc Management £11,250 £17,560
MRes Management And Organisation £11,250 £17,560
Postgraduate Diploma Management And Organisational Dynamics £6,352 £13,632
MA Management And Organisational Dynamics £7,940 £17,040
MSc Management Economics £11,250 £17,560
MSc Marketing And Brand Management £11,250 £17,560
MSc Marketing Management £11,250 £17,560
MSc Mathematics £7,940 £17,040
Graduate Diploma Mathematics £5,240 £11,246
Postgraduate Diploma Mathematics And Finance £6,352 £13,632
MSc Mathematics And Finance £7,940 £17,040
Master of Business Management Mbm £11,250 £17,560
MA Migration Studies £7,940 £17,560
MSc Migration Studies £7,940 £17,560
MSc Molecular Medicine £7,940 £17,040
MSc Money And Banking £11,250 £17,560
MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration) £9,250 £19,300
MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration) £9,250 £19,300
MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration) £9,250 £18,750
MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security £7,940 £17,560
MA Philosophy £7,940 £17,040
MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration) £9,250 £17,040
MA Playwriting £7,940 £17,040
MA Political Economy £7,940 £17,040
MRes Political Economy £7,940 £17,040
MSc Political Economy £7,940 £17,040
MA Political Science £7,940 £17,040
MRes Political Science £7,940 £17,040
MSc Political Science £7,940 £17,040
MA Political Theory £7,940 £17,040
Graduate Diploma Politics £5,240 £11,246
MA Politics £7,940 £17,040
MA Professional Practice £7,940 £17,040
MA Psychoanalytic Studies £7,940 £17,040
Graduate Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling £5,240 £11,246
MA Psycholinguistics £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,176 £6,816
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,176 £6,816
Postgraduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,176 £6,816
Graduate Certificate Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Low £3,176 £6,816
MSc Psychology £7,940 £17,040
MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,940 £17,040
MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour £7,940 £17,040
MSc Quantitative International Development £11,250 £17,560
MA Refugee Care £7,940 £17,040
MSc Research Methods In Psychology £7,940 £17,040
MA Sociological Research Methods £7,940 £17,560
MA Sociology £7,940 £17,560
MA Sociology And Management £7,940 £17,560
MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) £9,250 £18,750
MSc Sport And Exercise Psychology £7,940 £17,040
MSc Sport And Exercise Science £7,940 £17,040
MSc Statistics £7,940 £17,040
Postgraduate Diploma Statistics And Operational Research £6,352 £13,632
MSc Statistics And Operational Research £7,940 £17,040
MSc Survey Methods For Social Research £7,940 £17,560
MA Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages £7,940 £17,040
MA Theatre Directing £12,680 £14,000
MFA Theatre Directing £12,680 £14,000
MA Theatre Practice £7,940 £17,040
MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights £7,940 £17,040
MA Translation And Literature £7,940 £17,040
MA Translation And Professional Practice £7,940 £17,040
MA Translation And Professional Practice With Profess £7,940 £17,040
MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling £7,940 £17,040
MSc Tropical Marine Biology £9,040 £17,560
MA United States Politics £7,940 £17,040
MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape And The £7,940 £17,040

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 by up to 5% for each academic year of study.

Tuition fee policies and how to pay