University of Exeter
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Exeter is home to a supportive community of over 4,000 postgraduate students, offering an inspiring environment to pursue a master's or PhD. Postgraduate open days enable students to see if the university is right for them, running in November and March every year in Exeter and Penryn. Scholarships and funded PhD programmes are available; please refer to the university website for details.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
5,563 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 69%
- Part Time 31%
- UK 63%
- EU 6%
- Other 31%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||30||480||510|
|Accounting & Finance||15||475||490|
|Geography & Environmental Science||75||35||110|
|Middle Eastern & African Studies||80||20||100|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||35||55||85|
|Physics & Astronomy||85||0||85|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||35||10||45|
|Theology & Religious Studies||25||10||35|
|Classics & Ancient History||15||15||30|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||0||5||5|
|History of Art, Architecture & Design||5||0||5|
|Russian & East European Languages||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Open Days
Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Postgraduate scholarships and funded PhD programmes are offered annually across a wide range of disciplines in science, engineering, mathematics, medicine, humanities and social sciences.
- Students can search for funding via the University of Exeter's funding database on the university website. This contains scholarships offered by the university as well as numerous bursaries and non-academic scholarships.