Make an application to study at Essex

Welcome to our application form for postgraduate study at the University of Essex.


  • The majority of our October 2022 entry postgraduate taught courses are now closed to applicants who need a Student visa to study in the UK.Applicants who need a Student visa can still apply for October 2022 courses in Government, History, Language and Linguistics and Philosophy & Art History, or courses starting in January 2023. Applicants can apply for January 2023 and April 2023. October 2023 applications will open on 3 October 2022.
  • If you are an International Recruitment Agent who currently holds a contract with the University of Essex, and has access to Agent Online Services, please login as a returning user with your Agent Online Services username and password. If you are unsure about your username and password details, please contact the International Office (
  • If you wish to apply to East 15 Acting School you should not complete this form. Instead please visit to submit an application.

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