Apply to study at Essex

When should I apply?

When should I apply?

We answer your questions about when to apply for undergraduate study. Make sure you do not miss any important UCAS deadlines and make a note of other dates for your diary to ensure your application process is stress-free.

If you would like more information about any of our courses before you apply, please contact us.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Depending on your circumstances, you may also need to send us additional information when applying for our postgraduate courses, so don't forget to read the information carefully as we won't be able to process your application until we have everything required.

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What happens next?

What happens next?

When your application arrives to us from UCAS, it will be considered by our academic staff. Find out what happens to your application and how you accept and confirm your place. You can also come and find out more about us on an Applicant Day.

UK applicants

Are you applying to Essex from the UK? Find out more about our entry requirements and admissions procedures, and get answers to any admission questions that you have before you start and during your application process.

Non-UK applicants

Undergraduate Routes

Are you applying to Essex from elsewhere in the EU or world? Find out more about our entry requirements and get answers to any admission questions that you have before you start and during your application process.

Find a scholarship

Find a scholarship

Search our Scholarship Finder to see the funding we have for you. Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensure we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.