University of Essex

Essex, United Kingdom

Public | Estd. 1964

Location

University of Essex

Essex, United Kingdom

Public -1964

Autumn, Spring, Summer

Intakes

70%-75%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

67 : 33

Male : Female

Autumn, Spring, Summer

Intakes

70%-75%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

67 : 33

Male : Female

History, Affiliations & Ranking

Named among the United Kingdom’s top-tier universities, the University of Essex was established in 1963 and is located in Colchester, England. The public research university welcomed its first 122 students with a teaching staff of 28 in 1964 for the first academic year. It is one of the seven original plate glass universities established between 1961 to 1965. Its motto "Thought the harder, heart the keener" is borrowed from the Anglo-Saxon poem 'The Battle of Maldon'. On 25th November 2005, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the university as a part of its 40th-anniversary celebration. The university is affiliated with AMBA (Association of MBAs), Easter ARC (Eastern Academic Research Consortium) and Young European Research Universities Network. QS World University Ranking 2021 places the university at #439 in the world and at #48 in the world for Sociology. Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022 and the QS World University Ranking 2022 place the institute between #301-350 and #439 in the world, respectively. Furthermore, the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University League Table rank the university at #27 and #64 for 2022, respectively. 

Infrastructure, Campus and Courses 

It has three campuses-Colchester Campus, Southend Campus, and Loughton Campus- each built strategically for students to enjoy multiple amenities. Spread across 200 acres, the university’s Colchester Campus offers state-of-the-art infrastructure. It has professional-grade studios and editing suites, first-class gym and fitness facilities. The university has its own on-campus cinema, Cine10 along with communal study areas around campus. Following the spirit of excellence in teaching and research, the university has partnerships with more than 300 institutes globally to establish a diverse scope of research. The University of Essex has three major faculties that are Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science and Health, and Faculty of Social Sciences. The school also runs an MBA program under the Essex Business School.

Accomplishments and Alumni

In 2017, the university was awarded Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework. The university has been named the University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards in 2018 and has climbed to the 27th top UK university in 2022. Apart from this, Essex is also one of eight young universities that are a part of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe. With thriving alumni of more than 95,000 people across the globe, Essex is home to renowned personalities including politicians, filmmakers, novelists, etc. Some of the most notable alumni of University of Essex include Oscar Arias (former President of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize Winner in 1987), Priti Patel (Secretary of State for the Home Department since 2019), and Rodolfo Neri Vela (Mexican Scientist and Astronaut).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The University of Essex has students from more than 140 countries around the world. Over 40% of their students come from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Australia. The student life at the University of Essex includes multiple student unions with sports being the core of the university. The sports clubs comprise many high-performance sports like basketball, tennis, rugby union, football, netball, and volleyball. Students are also offered employment in various departments like research, management, and hospitality. Some of the top recruiting companies include Devonshires, Abellio East Anglia Ltd, and Basildon Council. 

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History, Affiliations & Ranking

Named among the United Kingdom’s top-tier universities, the University of Essex was established in 1963 and is located in Colchester, England. The public research university welcomed its first 122 students with a teaching staff of 28 in 1964 for the first academic year. It is one of the seven original plate glass universities established between 1961 to 1965. Its motto "Thought the harder, heart the keener" is borrowed from the Anglo-Saxon poem 'The Battle of Maldon'. On 25th November 2005, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the university as a part of its 40th-anniversary celebration. The university is affiliated with AMBA (Association of MBAs), Easter ARC (Eastern Academic Research Consortium) and Young European Research Universities Network. QS World University Ranking 2021 places the university at #439 in the world and at #48 in the world for Sociology. Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022 and the QS World University Ranking 2022 place the institute between #301-350 and #439 in the world, respectively. Furthermore, the Complete University Guide and the Guardian University League Table rank the university at #27 and #64 for 2022, respectively. 

Infrastructure, Campus and Courses 

It has three campuses-Colchester Campus, Southend Campus, and Loughton Campus- each built strategically for students to enjoy multiple amenities. Spread across 200 acres, the university’s Colchester Campus offers state-of-the-art infrastructure. It has professional-grade studios and editing suites, first-class gym and fitness facilities. The university has its own on-campus cinema, Cine10 along with communal study areas around campus. Following the spirit of excellence in teaching and research, the university has partnerships with more than 300 institutes globally to establish a diverse scope of research. The University of Essex has three major faculties that are Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science and Health, and Faculty of Social Sciences. The school also runs an MBA program under the Essex Business School.

Accomplishments and Alumni

In 2017, the university was awarded Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework. The university has been named the University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards in 2018 and has climbed to the 27th top UK university in 2022. Apart from this, Essex is also one of eight young universities that are a part of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe. With thriving alumni of more than 95,000 people across the globe, Essex is home to renowned personalities including politicians, filmmakers, novelists, etc. Some of the most notable alumni of University of Essex include Oscar Arias (former President of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize Winner in 1987), Priti Patel (Secretary of State for the Home Department since 2019), and Rodolfo Neri Vela (Mexican Scientist and Astronaut).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The University of Essex has students from more than 140 countries around the world. Over 40% of their students come from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Australia. The student life at the University of Essex includes multiple student unions with sports being the core of the university. The sports clubs comprise many high-performance sports like basketball, tennis, rugby union, football, netball, and volleyball. Students are also offered employment in various departments like research, management, and hospitality. Some of the top recruiting companies include Devonshires, Abellio East Anglia Ltd, and Basildon Council. 

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International Students %

21.5%

International Students %

21.5%

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GBP 19,740

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12 Months

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IELTS: 7

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Course level

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Mode of Degree

Oct

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Explore the most pressing issues in international development. Analyse the impact of these issues using solid quantitative research methods. MSc Quantitative International Development is a truly interdisciplinary course in International Development, taught jointly by the Department of Economics, Department of Government, Department of Sociology and Essex Business School. The course is open to all students looking to understand the problems that the developing world faces from the perspective of a researcher in the area. With the new data revolution and the recent developments in data collection all over the world, we can apply strong analytical techniques to understand the reality of developing countries. Most of the cutting edge work in the best universities of the world is testing previous concepts with newly collected data using well advanced techniques. In this course we teach you the essentials of research design and statistics, and then you have the option to explore a set of selected topics in international development in order to hone your skills on the subject matter. You build a thorough understanding of the key statistical techniques, together with a more scientific approach to understanding the pressing issues in International Development through studying the following topics: Modern research methods Fundamentals of research design Econometric and Statistical techniques Providing the opportunity to use these research skills in applications by studying topics such as: Environmental Economics Economic Development Human Rights Ethics You are taught by leading experts in the field of international development. The Faculty of Social Sciences at Essex is top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% of our research rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. With this course you also have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner institutions and achieve a dual award, which means you’ll receive two Masters degrees in two years. Find out more on our dual award webpage.
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BSc in Accounting

GBP 18,600

Fee

36 Months

Duration

IELTS: 6

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Oct

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What’s the difference between financial and management accounting? How can accountants help improve business for the better? Accounting informs almost all areas of business, from strategy to outsourcing and operational planning to environmental policies. At Essex Business School, accounting means more than cutting costs and managing transactions. It’s vital for ensuring accountability by encouraging sound, ethical decision making so that you can make a positive impact in the workplace. From an undergraduate accounting degree at Essex you gain a firm understanding of the financial drivers underpinning business leadership, strategy, planning, governance and ethics. You explore both financial and management accounting and use case studies to apply theory to practice, skills which will be in an increasingly high demand from employers over the coming years. You’ll gain a broad understanding of accounting and benefit from academic expertise in a range of areas, studying topics such as: preparation and analysis of financial statements regulation in governing accounting practice principles of cost accumulation financial and management accounting theory providing information to managers to assist their decision making We ensure you gain a fully-rounded business education by introducing you to subjects such as finance, management, marketing and economics in your first year. In your second and final years, you can choose from selected optional modules to tailor the programme to your accounting career aspirations. In your final year of your accounting degree, you have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project or dissertation. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in areas of research, time management and critical thinking. You join an international community of students and staff, working to make organisations better places to do business. Introduction to Accounting at Essex Watch as Dr Jacob Agyemang, senior lecturer in Accounting at Essex Business School discusses how study at university differs to that at college level from an accounting perspective, he also goes on to outline what makes our undergraduate degrees unique.
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BSc in Accounting and Finance

GBP 18,600

Fee

36 Months

Duration

IELTS: 6

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Oct

Intakes

How can finance professionals act responsibility, but still meet business objectives? How does accounting information inform business decision making? Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree provides access to our virtual trading floor, where you make use of real-world Bloomberg Market Data Feed (B-PIPE), information and analytics to practise trading stocks and securities in the type of environment found in City finance firms. You study a wide range of topics and develop your quantitative skills, giving you the flexibility to pursue a career in finance, accounting or business management after graduation. You’ll explore areas such as: the preparation of financial statements and budgets accounting standards and corporate governance financial theory portfolio management options and futures markets risk management BSc Accounting and Finance includes an introductory first year to familiarise you with wider business topics, such as management, marketing and economics. In your final year, you have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project or dissertation. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employment skills in areas of research, time management and critical thinking. The University of Essex is one of just three UK universities to have received Q-Step Affiliate status, including for our BSc Accounting and Finance course, to support the way we develop the quantitative skills of our graduates. This means we can provide work placement bursaries to develop your skills in evaluating numerical evidence, analysing data and designing research. We also offer the opportunity to follow a specialised degree path, where you graduate with enhanced quantitative skills. These are evidenced on your degree transcript, to help give you the competitive edge in the graduate job market. BSc Accounting and Finance is taught at Essex Business School. Our finance group is one of the largest and most respected in the country and our students and staff join us from all over the world. We not only teach you how financial information underpins leadership, strategy and planning, but how financial decisions can impact society and the economy. We develop your understanding of governance and ethics, so you can take actions for the good of organisations and the wider world. Essex Business School is an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) Advantage Partner and this course is aligned to the IMC syllabus, the industry’s benchmark entry-level qualification.
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GBP 18,600

Fee

36 Months

Duration

IELTS: 6

Qualification

Bachelors

Course level

On Campus

Mode of Degree

Oct

Intakes

What drives an organisation’s decision making? How can accounting improve business performance? Combine your interests in both accounting and management to gain a unique skills set and career advantage. Accountants and managers must work closely to interpret financial data and influence business performance. By understanding how both commercial functions operate, their priorities and unique vocabulary, you can work more effectively as a team to deliver organisational success. Through BSc Accounting and Management you gain a foundation in financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, management and organisation studies, with an opportunity to develop expertise in a chosen specialism. You’ll gain a broad understanding of accounting and management through studying a range of topics including: accounting and financial reporting prepare financial statements in accordance with UK GAAP quantitative and qualitative management accounting systems auditing management theory and practice organisational behaviour business strategy leadership human resource management Our accounting and management degree will give you a strong grounding in financial and management accounting, with case studies applying accounting theory to practice. You learn how to manage people and organisations in complex global environments and develop the quantitative skills needed for strategic decision making. In your first year, you are also introduced to topics such as marketing, finance and economics. This ensures you gain a broad knowledge of core business areas and concepts which you can use throughout your degree and future career. As your course develops, you can choose from selected optional modules to tailor the programme to your career aspirations. In your final year, you have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in-depth, independent research project or dissertation. This will give you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in areas of research, time management and critical thinking. BSc Accounting and Management is taught at Essex Business School. We are an internationally diverse school, committed to sustainable and ethical business practices.
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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

611

Global Ranking

USN-2020

411

Global Ranking

QS-2021

301-350

Global Ranking

THE-2022

439

Global Ranking

QS-2022

301-350

Global Ranking

Times-2021

643

Global Ranking

USN-2022

301-350

Global Ranking

Times-2022

411

Global Ranking

QS-2021

611

Global Ranking

USN-2020

411

Global Ranking

QS-2021

301-350

Global Ranking

THE-2022

439

Global Ranking

QS-2022

301-350

Global Ranking

Times-2021

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Fees Estimate

CourseDurationFee/Year
BSc in Finance and Management36 Months ₹16,900
BA in Philosophy and Sociology (Including Foundation Year)48 Months-
BSc in Finance36 Months ₹16,900
MSc in Biotechnology12 Months-
MSc in Artificial Intelligence12 Months-
MA in History9 Months-
MSc in Psychology12 Months-
BSc in Accounting36 Months ₹16,900
BSc in Accounting and Finance36 Months ₹16,900
BSc in Accounting and Management36 Months ₹16,900

Fees Estimate

CourseDurationFee/Year
BSc in Finance and Management36 Months₹16,900
BA in Philosophy and Sociology (Including Foundation Year)48 Months-
BSc in Finance36 Months₹16,900
MSc in Biotechnology12 Months-
MSc in Artificial Intelligence12 Months-
MA in History9 Months-
MSc in Psychology12 Months-
BSc in Accounting36 Months₹16,900
BSc in Accounting and Finance36 Months₹16,900
BSc in Accounting and Management36 Months₹16,900

Scholarships

This scholarship offers a tuition fee discount worth GBP 4,000 (INR 4,00,000) in the first year. It is applicable for students funding their own studies.

Eligibility

These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are classified as international students for fees purposes and are nationals of one of the countries specified above. Applicants must be entirely self-funded.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria then you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

This scholarship offers a tuition fee discount worth GBP 4,000 (INR 4,00,000) in the first year. It is applicable for students funding their own studies.

Eligibility

These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are classified as international students for fees purposes and are nationals of one of the countries specified above. Applicants must be entirely self-funded.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria then you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

This scholarship is given to new students for the academic year 2021-22 with a tuition fee discount distributed across theirr years of study.

Eligibility

Students must be studying on one of the accelerated Masters progression programmes outlined in the link/partnership agreement between the University and the appropriate Global Channel Partner listed in the terms and conditions. Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

This scholarship is given to new students for the academic year 2021-22 with a tuition fee discount distributed across theirr years of study.

Eligibility

Students must be studying on one of the accelerated Masters progression programmes outlined in the link/partnership agreement between the University and the appropriate Global Channel Partner listed in the terms and conditions. Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

Students are offered a £500 (INR 50,000) cash bursary to support their higher education following the global pandemic.

Eligibility

This bursary is available for students applying for undergraduate courses at the University of Essex, who complete the pre-arrival study skills course, and who register with the university.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria above you will be contacted regarding the bursary; you do not need to complete an application form

Students are offered a £500 (INR 50,000) cash bursary to support their higher education following the global pandemic.

Eligibility

This bursary is available for students applying for undergraduate courses at the University of Essex, who complete the pre-arrival study skills course, and who register with the university.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria above you will be contacted regarding the bursary; you do not need to complete an application form

This scholarship is applicable for self-funding international students. They are eligible for a tuition fee discount which is distributed across the years of study.

Eligibility

Students must be studying on the Law transfer programme in the link/partnership agreement at the specified institutions given in the terms and conditions and Applicants must meet the standard conditional offer (60% for 2+1 route and 50% for 1+2 route).

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

Essex Law Global Partner Scholarship

Essex Law Global Partner Scholarship

This scholarship is applicable for self-funding international students. They are eligible for a tuition fee discount which is distributed across the years of study.

Eligibility

Students must be studying on the Law transfer programme in the link/partnership agreement at the specified institutions given in the terms and conditions and Applicants must meet the standard conditional offer (60% for 2+1 route and 50% for 1+2 route).

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form.

This Scholarship supports overseas self-funding students from specified countries. The students’ grades in the first degree must meet the required standard.

Eligibility

These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded and Students must have been awarded an undergraduate degree (this includes integrated Masters degrees) with the grade specified or above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower Bachelors grade.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don't need to complete an application form.

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

This Scholarship supports overseas self-funding students from specified countries. The students’ grades in the first degree must meet the required standard.

Eligibility

These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded and Students must have been awarded an undergraduate degree (this includes integrated Masters degrees) with the grade specified or above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower Bachelors grade.

Applicability

If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don't need to complete an application form.

The Essex MBA Dean's Award

Full Time or Part Time MBA Students

Essex Business School is offering tuition fee discounts to students funding their own MBA studies starting in January 2022, October 2022 or January 2023.

Eligibility

The award is available to students who are applying to the full-time and part-time MBA programme, provided you are funding your own studies.

Applicability

You don't need to complete a separate application form for this scholarship.

The Essex MBA Dean's Award

The Essex MBA Dean's Award

The Essex MBA Dean's Award

Full Time or Part Time MBA Students

Essex Business School is offering tuition fee discounts to students funding their own MBA studies starting in January 2022, October 2022 or January 2023.

Eligibility

The award is available to students who are applying to the full-time and part-time MBA programme, provided you are funding your own studies.

Applicability

You don't need to complete a separate application form for this scholarship.

Application Process

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  • Select the desired university and degree
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history
  • Fill in your personal statement
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees

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Students are asked to pay an amount as a deposit to secure their admission which is refunded if they are unable to start the course.
Students are asked to pay an amount as a deposit to secure their admission which is refunded if they are unable to start the course.
Applicants holding a conditional offer can email at admit@essex.ac.uk for details about a reference waiver or an alternative.
Applicants holding a conditional offer can email at admit@essex.ac.uk for details about a reference waiver or an alternative.
Nationally, Essex climbed to 27th top university in 2022, was ranked 29th overall in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and was shortlisted for its University of the Year Award in 2018.
Nationally, Essex climbed to 27th top university in 2022, was ranked 29th overall in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and was shortlisted for its University of the Year Award in 2018.
University of Essex has an acceptance rate of over 70-75% and each year it aims to admit more students. Having said that, the admission is competitive, thus academic process is crucial to get into this university
University of Essex has an acceptance rate of over 70-75% and each year it aims to admit more students. Having said that, the admission is competitive, thus academic process is crucial to get into this university
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, politics and sociology are ranked in the top 50. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 place social sciences and law in the top 75. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, the arts and humanities are ranked 175th.
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, politics and sociology are ranked in the top 50. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 place social sciences and law in the top 75. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, the arts and humanities are ranked 175th.
The University of Essex is one of the world's most international institutions. Nearly 140 nations are represented among the university's student body, and it also draws top scholars from across the world. Having said that, the university's community is more diverse than the origins of its employees and students.
The University of Essex is one of the world's most international institutions. Nearly 140 nations are represented among the university's student body, and it also draws top scholars from across the world. Having said that, the university's community is more diverse than the origins of its employees and students.
An Essex education will provide you with the skills and information you need to go out into the world and make a difference. The institution has long been a haven for free thinkers and individuals who question the status quo, with students working together to solve tough challenges.
An Essex education will provide you with the skills and information you need to go out into the world and make a difference. The institution has long been a haven for free thinkers and individuals who question the status quo, with students working together to solve tough challenges.

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Studying in United Kingdom

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost is as follows: 

Undergraduate: £9,000 - 30,000 (INR 9,00,000 - INR 30,00,000)*

Postgraduate: £15,000 - 35,000 (INR 15,00,000 - INR 35,00,000)*

MBA: £12,000 - 80,000 (INR 12,00,000 - INR 80,00,000) 

*The fees can be higher for a top undergraduate/postgraduate medical degree.

For international students, the average first-year tuition cost is as follows: 

Undergraduate: £9,000 - 30,000 (INR 9,00,000 - INR 30,00,000)*

Postgraduate: £15,000 - 35,000 (INR 15,00,000 - INR 35,00,000)*

MBA: £12,000 - 80,000 (INR 12,00,000 - INR 80,00,000) 

*The fees can be higher for a top undergraduate/postgraduate medical degree.

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees (halls of residence at UK universities including bills): £400 - £600 per month (INR 40,301 - INR 60,452)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in the UK: £320 - £1,255 per month (INR 32,241 - INR 1,26,445)

Food Expenses: £160 - £200 per month (INR 16,120 - INR 20,150)

Average On-Campus Accommodation Fees (halls of residence at UK universities including bills): £400 - £600 per month (INR 40,301 - INR 60,452)

Average Off-Campus Accommodation Fees in the UK: £320 - £1,255 per month (INR 32,241 - INR 1,26,445)

Food Expenses: £160 - £200 per month (INR 16,120 - INR 20,150)

English Proficiency Exams to Study in the UK

IELTS: 6.0 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 70 - 110

PTE: 43 - 59

Cambridge English Language Assessments: B2 - C1

 

Admission Tests to Study in the UK

GMAT: 600 - 780

GRE: 150

LNAT: 25 - 29

BMAT: 4.5 - 5.0

UKCAT: 650

NEET: 50 percentile

GAMSAT: 60 - 66

English Proficiency Exams to Study in the UK

IELTS: 6.0 - 7.0

TOEFL iBT: 70 - 110

PTE: 43 - 59

Cambridge English Language Assessments: B2 - C1

 

Admission Tests to Study in the UK

GMAT: 600 - 780

GRE: 150

LNAT: 25 - 29

BMAT: 4.5 - 5.0

UKCAT: 650

NEET: 50 percentile

GAMSAT: 60 - 66

Part-time job rules for international students in the UK :

  • You cannot work more than 20 hours per week for a full-time degree programme, i.e. no more than 4 hours per day with weekends off.

  • You cannot work more than 10 hours per week during a language course term.

  • You can find work for 40 hours a week, which is 8 hours a day, with weekends off after the session is finished.

  • Working as a freelancer or on a contract basis is not authorised.

  • If you don't have a post-study work visa, you won't be able to work full-time for any business.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in the UK

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in the UK. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and, hence, are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity.  

 

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. 

 

Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in the UK and a lot more! 

Part-time job rules for international students in the UK :

  • You cannot work more than 20 hours per week for a full-time degree programme, i.e. no more than 4 hours per day with weekends off.

  • You cannot work more than 10 hours per week during a language course term.

  • You can find work for 40 hours a week, which is 8 hours a day, with weekends off after the session is finished.

  • Working as a freelancer or on a contract basis is not authorised.

  • If you don't have a post-study work visa, you won't be able to work full-time for any business.

Types of Part-Time Jobs in the UK

There are two ways international students can get part-time jobs in the UK. They can either look for on-campus jobs or off-campus jobs.

On-Campus Jobs: On-campus jobs are available inside the university campus and, hence, are perfect for students as they can apply in different departments within their proximity.  

 

Off-Campus Jobs: Off-campus jobs are relatively easy but not always in proximity. These jobs include office boy, receptionist, waiter/ waitress, call centre maintenance, data entry, etc. 

 

Check out our student-friendly guide to know more about the types of part-time jobs for international students in the UK and a lot more! 

The Post Study Work Visa (PSWV) is a temporary visa that gives overseas students the chance to live, study, and work in any post or professional path once they finish their education. This UK Post Study Work Visa path is accessible to everyone, including Indian students in the UK with immigration status. In addition, all students studying in a UK Higher Education Provider-approved institution are eligible for the Graduate Route. It is no less than a golden opportunity for international students to live, study and take up a job in any chosen post or career path after completing their graduate studies.

The Post Study Work Visa (PSWV) is a temporary visa that gives overseas students the chance to live, study, and work in any post or professional path once they finish their education. This UK Post Study Work Visa path is accessible to everyone, including Indian students in the UK with immigration status. In addition, all students studying in a UK Higher Education Provider-approved institution are eligible for the Graduate Route. It is no less than a golden opportunity for international students to live, study and take up a job in any chosen post or career path after completing their graduate studies.

Generally, it costs around £348 to apply for a UK student visa from outside the UK and around £475 to extend or switch to a Student visa from inside the UK. Here are the different costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in the UK:

  • Tier 4 (General) for 16 years or older: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Tier 4 (Dependant): £680 (INR 68,912) per month per person as a dependant

  • Tier 4 (Child) for age 4-17: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Short Term Study Visa (for 18 years or older and wish to travel to the UK for up to 6 months to study a short course): £186 (INR 18,849)

  • Post Study Work Visa: £700 (INR 70,939) + the Immigration Health Surcharge at the full rate of £624 (INR 63,237) per year

Tier 2 Work Visa (for skilled workers): £1212  (INR 1.22 lakhs)

Generally, it costs around £348 to apply for a UK student visa from outside the UK and around £475 to extend or switch to a Student visa from inside the UK. Here are the different costs for different types of student visas that an international student requires to study in the UK:

  • Tier 4 (General) for 16 years or older: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Tier 4 (Dependant): £680 (INR 68,912) per month per person as a dependant

  • Tier 4 (Child) for age 4-17: £348 (INR 35,267)

  • Short Term Study Visa (for 18 years or older and wish to travel to the UK for up to 6 months to study a short course): £186 (INR 18,849)

  • Post Study Work Visa: £700 (INR 70,939) + the Immigration Health Surcharge at the full rate of £624 (INR 63,237) per year

Tier 2 Work Visa (for skilled workers): £1212  (INR 1.22 lakhs)

Step 1: Check your CAS statement. Make sure all of the course details are correct!

Step 2: Prepare your financial documents and other supporting documents. 

Step 3: Register and complete the visa application form.

Step 4: Pay your Immigration Health surcharge and application fees of £348 (INR 35,267).

Step 5: Attend your appointment at the nearest embassy or consulate.

Step 6: Get the result of your application. If your visa application has been granted, appear for the interview later on.

Step 1: Check your CAS statement. Make sure all of the course details are correct!

Step 2: Prepare your financial documents and other supporting documents. 

Step 3: Register and complete the visa application form.

Step 4: Pay your Immigration Health surcharge and application fees of £348 (INR 35,267).

Step 5: Attend your appointment at the nearest embassy or consulate.

Step 6: Get the result of your application. If your visa application has been granted, appear for the interview later on.

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in the UK for international students are as follows:

  • Engineering and IT Services

  • Investment Managing

  • Management Consultancy

  • Investment Banking 

  • Financial Research

  • Banking

  • Medical and Healthcare Sector 

According to Glassdoor, some of the top high paying job industries in the UK for international students are as follows:

  • Engineering and IT Services

  • Investment Managing

  • Management Consultancy

  • Investment Banking 

  • Financial Research

  • Banking

  • Medical and Healthcare Sector 

The British economy is a highly developed social and market-oriented economy. It has the world's 5th-largest nominal gross domestic product or GDP (£1.8 Trillion), 10th-largest purchasing power parity (PPP), and 21st-largest GDP per capita, accounting for 3.3% of global GDP. According to Statista, the United Kingdom's predicted Real GDP growth rate for 2022 is 5.01%.

The British economy is a highly developed social and market-oriented economy. It has the world's 5th-largest nominal gross domestic product or GDP (£1.8 Trillion), 10th-largest purchasing power parity (PPP), and 21st-largest GDP per capita, accounting for 3.3% of global GDP. According to Statista, the United Kingdom's predicted Real GDP growth rate for 2022 is 5.01%.

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