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University of Essex:

Essex celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014 as one of the top 30 universities in the world for its age group. It is also known for its high rankings in the RAE league table for excellence in areas such as Social Sciences, Law, Entrepreneurship and Accounting and Finance. It is also ranked in the top 10 for student satisfaction in the 2014 NSS rankings, which shows that Essex students are some of the happiest and most satisfied anywhere in the UK.

The student body is around 12,500 with many international students attracted by the good reputation and convenient location,  less than one hour from London.


Essex has three vibrant campuses. The main campus is set in a 200 acre park next to the historic city of Colchester and most of the departments are based here. The modern Southend campus is based in the city centre and popular courses here include Entrepreneurship. The East 15 Acting School in Loughton is also part of the University.



  • 34th in  The Complete University Guide 2016
  • 35th in The Times and Sunday Times 2016
  • 47th in The Guardian University Guide 2016


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Health
  • Faculty of Social Science 

Popular Programmes

For Thai students, Essex is very popular for Law as it is one of the approved Law schools on the list produced by the Thai Office of the Judiciary. Other popular courses with Thai students include MA International Relations, MA TESOL, MSc Finance and Investment, MSc Financial Engineering and Risk Management, MSc Marketing and Brand Management and MSc International Business and Entrepreneurship. Key features of Essex degrees are the wide range of elective options and cutting edge courses based on current academic research.


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