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Impatient to master your craft?

Discover the value of a Masters degree at Essex and how it can prepare you for your future.

Life at Essex is full of opportunities. You'll work with world-leading researchers who are driven to make a difference and you can get involved with departmental research, speak at conferences or even work as a lab assistant. Whatever your discipline, we can help you go further and gain real-world, valuable experience for your current or future career.

There’s a lot to think about before applying for a Masters degree with us, and we understand that making the decision to do postgraduate study is a big one. To help you get started, why not explore our subjects here, or grab yourself a prospectus to read in your own time. We also offer certain courses with January starts or part-time study options.

We're also hosting our popular Postgraduate Webinar Series again this year, so sign-up to any events you are keen to attend or register your interest.

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Why study
with Essex?

Essex is top 30 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022)
We're top 5 in the UK for social science research (REF 2014)
12 of our subjects feature in the QS World Rankings 2022
We are 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times Good University Guide 2021)
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Learn more about studying a postgraduate course at Essex at one of our postgraduate events. Coming up soon we have both a Postgraduate Virtual Week, running from 3-6 May, and an in-person Open Evening on 19 May. Find out more and get yourself booked onto one or both of these events.

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