University of Essex

We are Essex. We're on the side of independent thinkers, the bold, the inquisitive, and those impatient for change.

Be taught and supported by world-leading academics, have the freedom to ask difficult questions and a genuine license to take intellectual risks as a research student at the University of Essex.

Now is your chance to work at the heart of our internationally-recognised and brilliantly connected research community (external linkranked in the top 20 in the UK (external linkfor research excellence (REF 2014). The brightest and the best travel from all over the globe to further their studies at Essex, immersing themselves in pioneering thinking, and breaking intellectual boundaries. If you're keen to make an impact and change the world around you, welcome home.

What makes us special?

• Receive world-class support, training and supervision.
• Be part of leading-edge thinking, drawing on your own knowledge.
• Investigate your subject in depth to reach a profound understanding.
• Engage with our wider research environment and have your work read.
• Enhance your career prospects with our unique scheme, Proficio (external link

Find out more about research degrees at Essex here (external link.

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