Push boundaries and explore new ways of thinking
University of Essex is committed to teaching and research excellence, where curiosity is nurtured and new ways of thinking are celebrated.
As a student at the University of Essex, you are regarded more as a member, with the capability to shape your own academic environment.
The university sets out to do things differently - a place of learning where curiosity prevails, and where challenging convention and pushing the frontiers of knowledge is not just encouraged, but expected.
The university helps explore, question and create potentially world-changing ideas, with a confluence of knowledge that is created from a global community that lives, works, and plays together.
Unlocking the next level of knowledge at University of Essex
University of Essex extends learning well beyond degree programmes. It emphasises a comprehensive experience that expands horizons and prepares graduates for future success in whatever they choose to become.
Programmes at University of Essex
Discover programmes designed to help you achieve your potential.
Whether you’re looking to start your university education or hoping to advance your career, University of Essex sets you on your chosen path with a wide range of undergraduate programmes.
- A Direct Honours Bachelor’s Degree programme
- One Honours Degree with double specialisation to give you a headstart in the competitive job market
- Complete the Bachelor's Degree programme in 18 months
- Taught by industry practitioners
- A combination of assignments & examinations
- Choose from wide range of specialised pathways: Accounting and Finance, Banking and Finance, Computer Science, Psychology, and Sports and Exercise Science
- The Degree is the same as that awarded to on-campus graduates in University of Essex, United Kingdom
Ranking & Accreditation
Applicable for Accounting & Finance programmes. Receive exemption for 9 exams (3 Applied Knowledge and 6 Applied Skills exams)*
Applicable for Accounting & Finance programmes. Receive exemption for up to 5 modules with the Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification (SCAQ) Foundation Programme*^
Applicable for Accounting & Finance programmes. Receive exemption from some professional examinations through the Accredited Degree Accelerated route*
Applicable for Psychology programmes. All students will be entitled to a waiver of registration and administration fees of their initial application for membership with SPS.
Explore the pathway to your individual success through our broad programme offerings.
Life Beyond Classrooms
Experience Kaplan’s holistic learning inside and out.
A Holistic Education
We believe effective education is a collaborative effort. We’re therefore not just focused on what happens in the classroom. Our conducive environment is specifically aimed at stimulating curious minds, and encouraging exploration.
This supportive environment for students to excel was exactly what one of our students Jordan Sukaimi experienced. Check out the video here!
Accreditations remain subject to accreditation providers. Kaplan Higher Education Academy and Kaplan Higher Education Institute are not responsible for any changes in accreditation requirements or loss of accreditation status not attributable to Kaplan Higher Education Academy or Kaplan Higher Education Institute.
*Exemptions granted will be subject to accrediting professional bodies’ sole discretion at any time.
^Foundation Programme Module Exemption Fees are waived for Candidates with Accredited Degrees.
**Collaboration between Kaplan Higher Education Institute (KHEI) and SportSG and Singapore Sport Institute.