Postgraduate Study

  • We offer a full range of postgraduate degrees at both Masters and Doctoral level, including programmes developed specifically for working professionals.
  • The University of Exeter has a world-class reputation for research and teaching.
  • When combined with the institution's beautiful campuses and the quality of life available in the south west, it makes for an amazing place to pursue postgraduate study, whether through a taught Masters degree or a PhD or research degree.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,380 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 75%
  • Part Time 25%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 217 854 1071
Business & administrative studies 77 786 863
Biological sciences 318 394 712
Social studies 124 320 444
Languages 163 131 294
Historical & philosophical studies 160 64 224
Engineering & technology 108 76 184
Physical sciences 102 53 155
Law 49 85 134
Medicine & dentistry 104 0 104
Creative arts & design 36 41 77
Mathematical sciences 45 31 76
Computer science 14 11 25
Subjects allied to medicine 2 19 21

Subject Areas

Subject areas at postgraduate level include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Visual Culture
  • Biosciences
  • Business and Management
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Climate Change
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Drama
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Economics; Education
  • Engineering; English
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mining and Minerals Engineering
  • History
  • Law
  • Medicine and Healthcare
  • Modern Languages
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Security and Strategy
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy and Anthropology
  • Sport and Health Sciences
  • Theology and Religion

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

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 -