Don’t wait for a new chapter, your time is now


01st Nov 2023


Whether you’re considering university for the first time, fancy a career change, or you dropped out of university in the past and want another go, it’s never too late to explore online study.

The University of Essex Online offers over 80 undergraduate and postgraduate courses to choose from – and with multiple intakes throughout the year, there’s nothing to stop you from starting a new chapter.   


Enjoy the benefits of higher education

It’s well documented that a university education sets you in good stead for the future. Some of the advantages you can expect from earning a degree include the following: 

  • better earning potential 
  • gain a respected qualification 
  • join a global student community 
  • become a subject-matter expert 
  • boost your job prospects  


Choose from a wide range of industry-leading courses

If you’ve never considered university before or were unsure what to go into, this is your sign that it’s never too late to start! From business and management to psychology and computing, we offer courses across a wide range of subject pages. Each course also offers a number of future career options,  so there’s no wondering where your path will lead.  


Gain a degree from a top UK university

Studying online doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality. You’ll get to graduate on campus at the University of Essex, ranked within the top 40 UK universities (CUG 2023). We offer high quality silver rated teaching (TEF 2023) and received the best online classroom experience award at the Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021. We also offer two different entry requirements for most of our courses, helping to make higher education less of a challenge and more accessible to all. 


Specialised support throughout your journey

You’ll be online, but never alone with Essex Online! Much like on-campus university options, we’re proud to offer a wide range of support services across academia, student services and beyond. Classes are capped at 20 students to guarantee high levels of student support and ensure you can progress at your own pace.  


Take advantage of our 2023/24 scholarships and discounts

You might have questions about funding your studies or if it’s going to be a worthwhile investment. The good news is that studying with the University of Essex Online is a cost-effective way to earn a degree. The University of Essex is currently marking 60 years since it first opened its doors and to celebrate, we’re offering a 10% scholarship on all Masters programmes and online professional courses. Discover more about how to fund your studies. 


To learn more about which courses are available, download a free copy of our prospectus. Alternatively, contact our friendly Admissions team who are on hand to help guide you through the next steps.  

Your time is now, explore online study.