University of Exeter

University of Exeter is among the top 1% universities in the world located in Devon, South West England. It offers 13 Pathway programs in areas such as biomedical and life sciences, business and finance, engineering and mathematics, humanities and law, among many others.

  • Students 20,555
  • International Students 25%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 17,845
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Formed in 1955, University of Exeter has become one of the most popular universities in the UK today. It is composed of 6 colleges and schools through which it offers hundreds of courses in 38 subject areas for bachelor's and 56 for master's studies related to fields such as business, life and environmental sciences, engineering, mathematics, and physical sciences, social sciences, international studies, humanities, and medicine. University of Exeter is a culturally diverse community that attracts more than 21,000 students from over 130 countries across the globe each year to its beautiful campus equipped with state-of-the-art facilities inclduing a multimedia center, language and science laboratories, and an extensive Learning Resource Center among many others. Exeter is also a stunning city filled with ancient landmarks and beautiful scenery of the countryside and coastal views, making it a perfect location for various outdoor activities from mountain hiking to surfing.

In order to qualify for undergraduate or postgraduate admissions at University of Exeter, international students are required to demonstrate their English language proficiency through a favorable IELTS or TOEFL score. Depending on your preferred program the standard requirements for students may differ. However, if you do not meet the criteria, you may still apply to an INTO University of Exeter Pathway program where you will be provided with additional academic and English training aimed to prepare you for your student life in the UK. All of these will earn you university credit hours when you proceed with a degree program at the University of Exeter.

Pathway Programs

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    Academic English

    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Business Economics

    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Civil Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

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    Environmental Studies

    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    GBP 17,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 6
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 130
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 12
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 14
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 158
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 151

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00


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    Established in 1955


    University of Exeter was ranked among the world's Top 100 Universities according to the 2016 World University Rankings.


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            2012-2015, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Hons.

            University of Exeter

            A fantastic University setting, with great resources and a very enjoyable and welcoming environment.

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            2012-2015, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

            Bachelor of Laws (LLB) 2012 – 2015

            Studying for 3 years as a Law Undergraduate at the University of Exeter has been the best years of my life to date. An interesting and challenging subject, excellent engaging lecturers, beautiful campus, friendly students and fantastic opportunities to engage in extra curriculum activities through the Law School and Bracton Law Society. I would recommend this University to anyone considering studying there. I wish my time as an Exeter student didn't have to end!