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Undergraduate foundation courses at Essex Your pathway to success. International Office Wivenhoe Park Colchester Essex, CO4 3SQ Tel: +44 (0)1206 872371 Fax: +44 (0)1206 874828 Email: overseas@essex.ac.uk. University of Essex. Why choose Essex?. Strong international reputation

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Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Undergraduate foundation

courses at Essex

Your pathway to success

International Office

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester

Essex, CO4 3SQ

Tel: +44 (0)1206 872371

Fax: +44 (0)1206 874828

Email: overseas@essex.ac.uk


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

University of Essex

Why choose Essex?

  • Strong international reputation

  • - 9th in the UK for research (RAE 2008)

  • - 8th in the UK for teaching excellence (The Sunday Times 2008)

  • Ideal location close to London but with a lower cost of living

  • Range and quality of courses

  • Guaranteed accommodation

  • Excellent facilities

  • Friendly international environment


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

International Academy

  • Runs pre-degree foundation and English courses at Essex

  • One of the University’s original departments

  • Based at the Colchester campus

  • High quality foundation courses

  • Essex Bridging Year (established in 1988) leading to Year 1 of a degree.

  • Certificate of Higher Education leading to Year 2 of a degree


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Essex Bridging Year

  • Available for allsubject areas

  • Taught at the Colchester campus

  • Successful completion guarantees entry to Year 1 of a relevant Bachelor’s degree

  • Total time to complete a degree = 4 years

  • Starts October – ends June

  • Contains 5 modules

  • - 4 academic (40% pass mark required)

  • - English and study skills (60% required)

  • Admission requirements

  • Good grades at senior high school, or

  • A level, 180 UCAS points (equal to DDD)

  • IELTS 5.0 overall


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Certificate of HE

  • Pathway to all undergraduate degrees in the Essex Business School

  • Taught at the Colchester campus

  • Successful completion guarantees entry to Year 2 of a relevant Bachelor’s degree

  • Starts October – ends July

  • Total time to complete a degree =3 years

  • Admission requirements (higher than for

  • the Bridging Year

  • Good grades at senior high school or

  • A level, 200 UCAS points (equal to CDD)

  • IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.0 in writing


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Certificate of HE

  • 2 Certificate pathways

  • Business (Accounting, Finance and Business Management

  • - leads to undergraduate degrees in Essex Business School in Colchester

  • Business (International Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

  • - leads to undergraduate degrees in Essex Business School in Southend


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Our locations

  • Colchester is…..

  • Only 55 miles from Central London

  • Only 1 hour away by train

  • The UK’s 3rd safest city, according to official surveys

  • The UK’s oldest recorded town

  • The town with the lowest rainfall and highest number of sunshine hours in the UK

  • Southend is..…

  • Only 40 miles from London &

  • Only 30 minutes away by train

  • The UK’s safest city according to official surveys, and a famous seaside town

.

Colchester

Southend


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

University of Essex

Colchester campus

  • Situated in over 200 acres of parkland

  • Friendly, secure environment

  • Lecture halls, seminar rooms,

  • computer labs and library all close by

  • Sporting, shopping and extensive

  • social facilities on your doorstep

  • Accommodation

  • University accommodation guaranteed for every year of study

  • All single bedrooms, all on campus, all with free broadband internet

  • En-suite available

  • Options from £65 - £95 per week


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Southend campus

  • Small friendly campus located in the city centre

  • Friendly, secure environment

  • All in one location

  • Sporting, shopping and social facilities all close by in the city

  • Accommodation

  • Accommodation in student house-shares managed by the University

  • Usually 3-6 students sharing a house together

  • All single bedrooms, some en-suite

  • Options usually from £80 -90 per week


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Essex Business School

  • www.essex.ac.uk/ebs

    Courses in Colchester

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Business Management

  • Management and Marketing

    Courses in Southend

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Business and Service Industry Management

  • Marketing with Finance / HR Management / Innovation


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

Our courses

  • Essex has 18 different departments covering many areas including:

  • Accounting, Finance, Economics

  • Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

  • Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

  • Telecommunications, Internet technology

  • Law, Sociology, Human Rights, Politics and International Relations

  • Biological Science – inc. Biomedical and Biotechnology

  • Public Health, Sports Science, Psychology

  • English Language Teaching, Linguistics

  • History, Literature, Theatre, Film, Media


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

£

Fees and expenses

  • Bridging Year (all courses) £7,500

  • Certificate of HE £11,100

  • English Language courses: £220 per week

  • Classroom based undergraduate

  • degrees £9,750

  • All laboratory based degrees £11,990

  • (Biology and Psychology only)

  • Accommodation from £63-95 per week

  • Living expenses around £5,000 per year

  • Accommodation and cost of living are both considerably cheaper than London


Undergraduate foundation courses at essex your pathway to success

How to apply

  • You can apply directly to Essex use the same

  • application form for the Bridging Year and the Cert

  • HE. Simply complete the form and return it to:

  • By post

  • International Office, University of Essex

  • Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK

  • By Fax +44 (0) 1206 872371

  • By emailioadmit@essex.ac.uk

  • Documents

  • Transcripts from high school and/or university

  • English language certificate

  • References

  • Research proposal for Ph.D students

  • Other documents (e.g. CV / resume)


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