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Fees and scholarships

AHRC funding

PhD student in library

Apply for a PhD studentship for your doctoral study funded by the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Fees

Fees for undergraduate and Masters courses can be found in our course finder.

Alumni discount for postgraduate fees

If you are applying for a postgraduate course, and have previously studied at Essex, you could be eligible for our Alumni Loyalty Discount on the first year of your postgraduate tuition fees.

Scholarships

We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Please note that most funding deadlines are from January to July, and you will need to have an offer of admission from our University in order to apply for a scholarship.

Undergraduate funding

Scholarships and bursaries

We offer scholarships and bursaries to support talented undergraduates, which have been developed to ensure we remain accessible to all our students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their financial circumstances.

Find a scholarship

Find a scholarship

Search our Scholarship Finder to see the funding we have for you. Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensure we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.

PG funding

Postgraduate funding

We offer scholarships and bursaries to talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University of Essex scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations.

Research excellence

Research excellence

Three-quarters of our research is rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' (REF 2014). We do both creative and critical work across genres and media forms using a distinctly comparative approach.