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Faculty of Humanities

Top reasons to study here

  • We are global leaders in arts and humanities - ranked 47th for Law in THE World University Rankings.
  • We are ranked 6th among art history departments in the UK for research excellence in the REF.
  • We are ranked top 20 in the UK for research excellence in philosophy, law and human rights in The World University Rankings.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (112)
Social Sciences (75)
Arts, Design & Architecture (47)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)



Our schools and departments cover a huge range of disciplines and we are dedicated to encouraging interdisciplinary approaches, so our students see how subjects interconnect. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of student experience and are committed to helping our students develop the skills they need for the future. Our schools and departments also consistently achieve excellent results for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.


Our academics are leading major research projects ranging from the art of Latin America through to the English Civil War and the issues surrounding mental capacity. Our Faculty's outstanding reputation for research was confirmed by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with Essex ranked in the top 20 for research excellence in Philosophy, and top 10 for research excellence in Art History (REF).


We seek to build on our excellent reputation for the quality of student experience, while helping our students develop the skills they need for their future careers.

Our graduates go on to a huge range of roles including teaching, the media, journalism, tourism, publishing, local government, voluntary agencies and research. We have seen our graduates go on to jobs at leading cultural institutions and organisations including the British Museum, the National Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Modern, the Royal Academy and The National Trust.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom

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