Fees and scholarships
Fees for undergraduate and Masters courses can be found in our
For tuition fee information for our PhD courses, contact our Graduate
Administrator Michele Hall,
If you're applying for a postgraduate course and have previously studied at
Essex, you could be eligible for a loyalty discount on the first year of your
postgraduate tuition fees.
We offer many funding opportunities to support you in your undergraduate or
postgraduate studies, including a range of University of Essex scholarships. You
can also search for scholarships on our
There are a number of funding opportunities available to undergraduate
students. You can search the
scholarship finder to see what's available to you.
There are a number of funding opportunities available to postgraduate
students both from our University and our Department, which you may be eligible
Eleven scholarships of £5,000 each, funded by Santander Group, are available
for taught masters study at Essex for 2017-18. The scholarships will be awarded
on the basis of academic merit if you would not otherwise be able to take up a
place at Essex.
Fuller Masters Scholarship
We are offering two students the opportunity to study with us in 2017 under
the Fuller Masters Scholarship. The scholarship, which covers the tuition fee,
is available to UK and EU students and will be awarded on the basis of academic
To apply, read the terms and conditions, fill in the appllication form and
send it to Michell Hall, at
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 9 June 2017.
Sociology courses with linked funding
Essex loyalty discounts
We reward our graduates with an
Alumni Loyalty Discount
when applying for their first postgraduate study period at Essex.
We’ll reduce your first year tuition fee by 33 per
cent if you achieve a First, 25 per cent if you achieve
a 2.1 and 10 per cent if you achieve a 2.2.
So what are you waiting for? If you’re enjoying your
undergraduate time at Essex, then why not stay here for
Funding for postgraduate study is highly competitive so it is important to
fully-research the options available to you as home, EU and International
Fuller Postgraduate Research Scholarships
We are offering four students the opportunity to study with us in 2017 under
the Fuller Postgraduate Research Scholarship scheme:
- Fuller-Lockwood Scholarship in sociological theory and social stratification
- Fuller-McIntosh Scholarship in gender, sexuality and intimate life
- Fuller-Cohen Scholarship in crime, deviance and human rights
- Fuller-Townsend Scholarship in inequalities and social justice.
details on eligibility and how to apply.
If you have any questions, contact Michele Hall at email@example.com.
University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships
Our University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships support talented PhD students
pushing boundaries in their field of study. There are 34 awards in total to be granted across our Social Sciences, Humanities and Science and Health faculties for 2017.
If you have an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement then you could be eligible.
South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) studentships
SeNSS is one of 14 new Doctoral Training Partnerships
funded by the ESRC, beginning in 2017-18. SeNSS will be
awarding at least
across the partner institutions in 2017. Essex is now
part of SeNSS, which comprises:
- Essex (as coordinating institution)
- University of East Anglia
- University of Kent
- University of Reading
- University of Surrey
- University of Sussex
- Roehampton University
- City University
- Goldsmiths (University of London)
- Royal Holloway (University of London)
Essex has been accredited for seven pathways of study:
- Politics and International Studies
- Business and Management
- Socio-Legal Studies
CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership
The University, along with six partner institutions, is a member of
CHASE: Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England,
which has been awarded £17m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council
(AHRC) to fund PhD studentships over a five year period.
Applicants for doctoral study in Sociology at Essex can apply to CHASE
AHRC studentships through the department. Funding covers fees,
maintenance and professional development opportunities during your PhD.
The deadline for applications has now passed.
The University of Essex Silberrad Scholarships will be awarded by the
University to provide support for its own graduates to pursue PhD study. The
scholarships are funded by a legacy from the Silberrad Estate, which was
bequeathed to the University in 2007.
China Scholarship Council Award
The University of Essex is offering ten full tuition fee-waivers for Chinese
PhD students starting in October 2015. These are to be held in conjunction with
a stipend covering living costs to be provided by the China Scholarship Council