Student Accommodation

  • The University of Exeter guarantees to offer accommodation to all unaccompanied first year postgraduates from outside the EU.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,900
Mixed £9,000
Laboratory £11,500
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Students can search for funding via the University of Exeter's funding database on the university's website. 
  • This contains details of every PhD studentship and Masters scholarship offered by the university, as well as numerous bursaries and non-academic scholarships. 
  • It can be searched by subject, fee status, campus, level of study and more to help identify suitable funding.

Research

  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,295 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 76%
  • Part Time 24%

Domicile

  • UK 57%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 36%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 215 855 1070
Business & administrative studies 75 785 865
Biological sciences 320 395 710
Social studies 125 320 445
Languages 165 130 295
Historical & philosophical studies 160 65 225
Engineering & technology 110 75 185
Physical sciences 100 55 155
Law 50 85 135
Medicine & dentistry 105 0 105
Creative arts & design 35 40 75
Mathematical sciences 45 30 75
Computer science 15 10 25
Subjects allied to medicine 5 20 20

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: