Fees and Money Matters
Tuition fees and costs for undergraduates
For the most up-to-date information and guidance on the tuition fees set for UK and EU students for 2013 entry, please visit our finance pages at: www.essex.ac.uk/studentfinance
Applicants will need to ensure that they obtain appropriate financial support to cover the costs of their studies. Students accepted onto East 15 programmes must cover tuition fee costs and living expenses, such as accommodation.
undergraduate UK/EU students
Undergraduate home students should apply for financial support via their local authority, unless otherwise specified. Please visit www.direct.gov.uk for more information
Access to Learning Fund - Student Support at the University of Essex administers the Access to Learning Fund for students in financial hardship.
Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) - DSA is a non-repayable grant to provide assistance with specialist equipment, materials and course costs to support students with disabilities. Students who have a disability should liaise with Student Support at the University of Essex in order to apply for funding, ideally in advance of completing their study at East 15. Applicants who declare their disability on their UCAS application form will be contacted by Student Support.
undergraduate overseas students
Students who are not UK or EU nationals may be entitled to support from their home government.
In addition, students may qualify for a range of bursaries or scholarships, although application for this support will be on the initiative of the applicant.
The British Council website has an international students' scholarship and bursary search engine.
The University's programmes at East 15 are recognised by the US Department of Education. Students applying for federal loans should use the code of 00868700 on their loan application form.
Tuition fees and costs
Fees for 2013/2014 are to be found here
Applicants will need to ensure that they obtain appropriate financial support to cover the costs of their studies. Students accepted onto East 15 programmes must cover tuition fee costs, annual support fee and living expenses, such as accommodation.
Funding for postgraduate
East 15 has a number of scholarships that are awarded annually to outstanding students.
New postgraduate students who have accepted a place at East 15 will automatically be sent details of available scholarships and bursaries with their application form. These include:
University of Essex Postgraduate Scholarships
The Howard Lloyd Lewis Scholarship (£500 to £1,000 per year)
East 15 Acting Annual Prizes (£500 to £1,000 per year)
Applicants may be able to obtain assistance from charities and trusts or from government organisation like the Arts and Humanities Research Council or secure a career development loan which is available from UK Barclays, Co-operative Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Further information on other potential sources of funding is also available on our Charities and Trusts webpage
Funding for postgraduate
East 15 students are members of the University of Essex and so may be eligible for support from their national government. The University’s programmes at East 15 are recognised by the US Department of Education. Students applying for Federal loans should use the code of 00868700 on the loan application form.