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Giving information about Essex Pathways courses

Would you like to find out more about our Department and our courses? Ask us a question, our friendly team of advisors are on hand to offer support and information.

We have a long-standing reputation for providing high quality and innovative undergraduate and graduate pathway routes. We also aim to make sure you settle into academic life and succeed within your chosen area of study.

Our Essex Pathways Department offers courses specifically developed for students who either:

  • have a range of non-standard international or UK qualifications; or
  • have not met the entry requirements for a particular degree course.

Our courses

You will study new and fascinating subjects in ways that may be different from those you are used to in school or college. If you are an international student, you may find that the education system in the UK is different to that in your own or other countries, and you may find the transition to the British system challenging. A foundation year course before entering your degree course will help prepare you for that change.

We are a warm, friendly and internationally diverse department, and by choosing to study with us you will become part of our multicultural community.

Fees and scholarships

Find out details about our fees and scholarships. If you would like any further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How to apply

How to apply

Find out how to apply for an Essex Pathways Department course. We can provide help and advice, and guide you through the application process. We will also explain key academic information to help you understand student life at Essex

Life at Essex

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Why not find out what life at Essex is really like? See more of our campuses, facilities and accommodation and hear from our students and academics about what it's like to study with us.

Virtual tours and videos

Can't get to one of our Open Days? Our interactive virtual tours allow you to explore our campuses, accommodation and facilities in Colchester and Southend.