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The smart alternative to applying direct for a degree at the University of Essex and the easy way to find programs that match your eligibility and aspirations
The University of Essex provides online and part-time courses to both UK and international students, with no requirement to travel to assessment centers. Students benefit from a flexible approach to learning while receiving the same dedicated support they expect from a top UK university.
The University achieved a gold rating in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning, and outcomes for their students (TEF 2018). This rating is the highest possible an institution can achieve. They're also the highest-rated online provider in the National Student Survey (NSS 2020).
Awarded Gold, the highest level possible, in the Teaching Excellence Framework
This provides students with access to high-quality resources and support from experienced tutors
All degrees are awarded and validated by the University of Essex
Today students are studying with the University of Essex in 140 countries worldwide and over 3,000 online students have successfully graduated.
Once you’ve been accepted onto a course you will be introduced to the Student Support team and a Student Advisor will welcome you on your first day. The Student Support team will be with you for your entire study journey and will be on hand to mentor and guide you throughout your course.
Filter 10,000s of programs down to a shortlist perfect for you, where you have a strong chance of getting admitted
Complete our application form and only answer the same question once no matter how many programs you apply for
We rigorously assess your application to ensure you have the best chance of getting admitted before we submit it
Relax - never miss a deadline or request that could cost you an offer with clear, day-by-day updates on what needs to be done
Our services are 100% free for students like you because we're funded by universities.
University education is one of the biggest investments in yourself and your career. Tuition fees at the University of Essex Online are the same for all students (in the UK and international) and include all teaching materials and required reading – there aren't any hidden charges for assessments or resits.
A range of tuition fee discounts, scholarships and payment options for online courses are offered to international students
Pay the full tuition fee upfront and you will get a 10% discount.
Graduates from the University of Essex or University of Essex Online are eligible for a 10% discount.
£5,000 towards full tuition fee is available to ACCA members and is awarded on a merit basis.
Partial scholarship is available to international students residing in specific regions outside of the UK.
Students based in England might be eligible for a loan from Student Finance England.
Available for those who are self-funding.
NOTE: Please note that a maximum of two discounts or scholarships can be applied, and two scholarships cannot be applied in combination. For more information on our discounts and scholarships and to discuss your eligibility please contact our Admissions team.
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