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University of Essex International College tuition fees and dates

Here you can find information about tuition fees and term dates at the International College, for progression to the University of Essex.

Course fees

Our pathway course tuition fees are competitively priced, so you’ll get great value for money when you choose this route to the University of Essex.

Course levelTuition fees (2022–23 academic year)Tuition fees (2023–24 academic year)
Foundation CertificateFrom £17,700From £18,300
International Year OneFrom £18,200From £18,820
Pre-Master'sFrom £19,440From £20,100

Exact tuition fees may vary based on your pathway course subject, length and start date. Click the links above for more information.

For more information in Pre-Sessional English courses at Essex, visit the Pre-Sessional English page.

Degree tuition fees

University fees vary based on your chosen degree. To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, follow the links below and select your preferred degree.

See undergraduate degrees

See postgraduate degrees

Cost of living

As well as your tuition fees, you also need to consider your overall cost of living while studying at the International College. Everything from accommodation to the cost of course books needs to be taken into account!

Find out more about the cost of living at the University of Essex International College.

Course dates

We offer great flexibility for all our courses at the University of Essex International College, with a number of start dates throughout the year.

The summary sheets below give a full list of course start and end dates at the College, and other useful course information:

Application and payment deadlines

We offer frequent intakes throughout the year, so there is no set deadline by which you need to apply or send us your deposit. We recommend, however, that you apply at least a few months before your preferred start date, so that you have enough time to apply for your visa, reserve your accommodation and get ready for your trip.

If you would like more information about when to apply or send us your first payment, please contact one of our friendly advisers, who will be happy to help.


We offer partial tuition scholarships for courses at the College. Progression scholarships for degree tuition are also available to the best performing students on their pathway courses.

Progression ScholarshipCourseValue (£)
Foundation Certificate Excellence Scholarship

For students achieving 70%+ overall and being in the top 3 academically in their pathway track
Foundation Certificate£3,000
Pre-Master's Excellence Scholarship

For students achieving 70%+ overall and being in the top 3 academically in their pathway track

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