University of Essex Tuition Fees

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University of Essex Tuition Fees

University of Essex Tuition Fees

Undergraduate

Tuition fees

Student finance can be overwhelming but we want to make sure you have all the information to make the right decision for you.

Our undergraduate tuition fees

Our fees are the same for all students, and anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the full course fee payment up-front.

Programme
Credits
Indicative study duration*
2016 / 2017
Annual tuition/course fee**
2016 / 2017
Full course fee**
2017 / 2018
Annual tuition/course fee
2017 / 2018
Full course fee
CertCE
60
8 months
£3,000
£3,000
£3,080
£3,080
LLB (Hons)
360
4 years
£4,500
£18,000
£4,620
£18,480
BA (Hons) Degree
360
4 years
£4,500
£18,000
£4,620
£18,480
BSc (Hons)
360
4 years
£4,500
£18,000
£4,620
£18,480
BA (Hons) Top-up
120
1 year, 4 months
£4,500
£6,000
£4,620
£6,160

*The indicative study duration is a guide to how long your course will take to complete. The actual duration may vary depending on study options chosen and module availability.

**Prices are reviewed annually. We reserve the right to increase tuition fees in line with the RPI-X index. If you pay your tuition fees annually in advance the tuition fees will not be increased before your next annual payment. Please read our terms and conditions for more details.

†For students commencing their studies from the 2017/2018 Academic Year onward, tuition fees will increase for each Academic Year of study. For undergraduate students, this annual increase will be limited to the annual increase in the RPI-X index. The “Academic Year” is defined as the twelve month period between 1st August and 31st July each year.

Our undergraduate payment plans

Many UK or EU undergraduate students living in England are eligible for a government-backed student loan. This means that you don’t have to pay any tuition fees up-front as the loan covers the full cost of your course. Learn more.

If you are not eligible for a tuition fee loan, we offer a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition fee.

We also offer a 21-day money back guarantee.

PostgraduateOur postgraduate tuition feesOur fees are the same for all students, and anyone will receive a 10% discount if they pay the annual tuition or course fee payment up-front. If you are an overseas student, you should check whether your government provides financial support for overseas study.

Programme
Credits
Indicative study duration*
2016 / 2017
Annual tuition/course fee**
2016 / 2017
Full course fee**
2017 / 2018
Annual tuition/course fee
2017 / 2018
Full course fee
PG Cert
60
8 months
£3,000
£3,000
£3,400
£3,400
PG Dip
120
1 year, 4 months
£4,500
£6,000
£5,100
£6,800
MSc
180
2 years
£4,500
£9,000
£5,100
£10,200
MPH
180
2 years
£4,500
£9,000
£5,100
£10,200
LLM
180
2 years
£4,500
£9,000
£5,100
£10,200
MBA
180
2 years
£6,000
£12,000
£7,800
£15,600

*The indicative study duration is a guide to how long your course will take to complete. The actual duration will vary according to module availability and the student’s study speed.

**Prices are reviewed annually. We reserve the right to change course fees to reflect inflation and changes in available higher education funding. If you pay your tuition fees annually in advance the tuition fees will not be increased before your next annual payment. Please read our terms and conditions for more details.

†For students commencing their studies from the 2017/2018 Academic Year onward, tuition fees will increase for each Academic Year of study. For postgraduate students, this annual increase will be 3% or in line with the RPI-X index, whichever is higher. The “Academic Year” is defined as the twelve month period between 1st August and 31st July each year.

Our postgraduate payment plansMany UK or EU postgraduate students living in England are eligible for a government-backed student loan. Learn more.

If you are not eligible for a tuition fee loan, we offer a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition fee.

We also offer a 21-day money back guarantee.

Our 10% alumni loyalty discountIf you have successfully completed a Bachelors degree with us and decide to continue your studies to Masters level, we will also offer you a 10% Alumni Loyalty Discount on your postgraduate tuition fees.

Refer a friend

Know someone who might be interested in studying with us? If your friend or colleague enrols and completes their first module, we will send you both an e-voucher.

Learn more

Accepted payment methods

We accept the following payment methods: credit/debit card (excluding American Express), bank transfer, cheque and online (for international fee payments only).

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2017-18 fees for current students

This page lists fees for returning undergraduates continuing their course in 2017-18. If you’ll be a new undergraduate student registering at Essex for the first time in 2017-18, please see our fees for new Home/EU and international students.

If you’ll be continuing your Masters or postgraduate research studies in 2017-18, you’ll pay fees at the same rate as new students.

This page lists both Home/EU and international fees. You’re an international fee-payer if you’re from a non-EU country. You can contact us to enquire about your fee status.

Returning undergraduate students

The tables below show fees for returning students continuing an undergraduate degree in 2017-18. This includes students that are repeating or re-starting the first year of a degree course in 2017-18 having initially registered in 2016-17.

Students who first registered in 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 or 2016-17
Home/EU students International students
Full-time undergraduate degree courses, other than those listed below £9,000 £13,350
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and Health and Human Sciences £9,000 £15,450*
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree Zero fee Zero fee
Students who first registered in 2011-12
Home and EU students Students holding an ELQ International students
Laboratory based courses in Biological Sciences, Psychology and Health and Human Sciences £3,465 £13,160 £15,450*
Acting courses £3,465 £10,440 £13,350
All other full time undergraduate degree courses £3,465 £8,800 £13,350
Placement or year abroad within a 4 year degree £1,725 50% of standard fee for the course 50% of standard fee for the course

* For students commencing study before 2017-18 Health and Human Sciences lab-based courses were generally available to Home students only. The international tuition fee for our Foundation Degree in Oral Health Science (which includes placement fees) will be £29,353 for 2017-18.

Notes

  • Industrial and clinical placements and courses involving a year abroad

  • Equivalent or Lower Qualifications (ELQs)

  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

Tuition fee policies and how to pay

Funding your studies

There are various organisations which might be able to help you with funding.