A university education is one of the biggest and best investments you will make.
We’re pleased to be able to offer the following tuition fee discounts and scholarships for our online courses.
Please note that a maximum of two discounts or scholarships can be applied.
Full payment discount
When paying for your undergraduate or postgraduate course up-front, we’ll offer you a 10% discount. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
If you are a previous graduate with the University of Essex or University of Essex Online, we’ll award you a 10% alumni discount on your postgraduate tuition fees when you continue your studies to Masters level. This is only applicable to students studying online and does not apply to students studying on campus.
Students starting the Online MBA in the 2019-20 academic year will be eligible for an Executive scholarship of £6,000 towards their tuition fees. The Executive scholarship cannot be used in combination with the Academic or International scholarships.
Academic scholarships are available and awarded on a merit basis for students starting in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.
The Academic scholarship cannot be used in combination with the Executive or International scholarships. To find out more, please contact our Admissions Team.
If you are an international student residing outside the UK and Europe and starting your studies in the 2019-20 academic year, you may be eligible for a 10% International scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.
If you are a student residing in Africa or the Caribbean and starting your studies in the 2020-21 academic year, you may be eligible for a 10% International scholarship for our undergraduate and postgraduate online courses.
The International scholarship cannot be used in combination with any MBA scholarship.
Scholarship applications are assessed on a merit basis and will take into consideration previous qualifications and level of work experience. You will be asked to write a statement of around 500 words in support of your scholarship application including details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study a University of Essex Online course and how a scholarship could help you. To be considered for a scholarship, please contact our Admissions Team.
ELCAS funding for members of the Armed Forces
We are an approved provider for the Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credit Scheme (ELCAS). If you are a current or former member of the UK armed forces then you may qualify for this assistance. If you are considering, or have gained ELCAS funding, please mention this to our Admissions Team when you make your application. Learn more about studying while working in the military.
Public Health funding
If you are based in the UK, you may also be able to access funding from external sources to contribute towards your tuition fees. This Health Careers website contains some resources you can look into.
If you are not based in the UK, Public Health Organisations in your home country may be able to offer support or direct you to sources of funding opportunities. To learn more, visit the Public Health and World Bank sites.