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University of Exeter

A Russell Group university with outstanding teaching

At the University of Exeter, we offer exciting study opportunities in beautiful and historic surroundings in South West England. Studying a Masters with us is a great way to gain a competitive edge in your field or obtain specialist training in a particular subject area.

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of top UK research universities, having been ranked 137th in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. We are proud that in the National Student Survey 2022, we were ranked first amongst Russell Group universities for overall student satisfaction.

World-class research that makes a difference across the world

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 review showed that we are doing more research, of better quality, with a bigger impact on the world than ever before. Our world-leading research impact grew more than any other Russell Group university, more than 99 percent of our research was rated of international quality* and 12 of our subjects were in the Top 10 for world-leading impact.**

Our ambitious Strategy 2030 aims to use our outstanding education, research and global connections to lead meaningful action against the climate emergency and ecological crisis; make key breakthroughs to transform human health and wellbeing; and lead the progress towards creating a fair, socially just and inclusive society.

* Research rated 4* + 3* + 2* in REF 2021
** Based on ranking for 4* impact in REF 2021

Committed to your future

As well as studying a subject you are passionate about, we know that one of the main reasons for going to university is to get a great job after graduating. Benefit from our outstanding career support and comprehensive programme of events to prepare you to compete in the job market. Your wellbeing is also crucial to your success and a fulfilling student experience which is why we have a dedicated team ready to provide free advice, guidance and support.

Scholarships and funding  

We recognise the financial pressures that postgraduate students can face when furthering their studies at university. At Exeter we are committed to attracting and supporting the brightest students, no matter your background. We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to provide financial support. Visit our website to find out more about available funding.

Beautiful campuses in amazing locations

We welcome over 30,000 students from more than 150 countries to our four friendly campuses: Streatham and St Luke’s in Exeter, Devon, and Penryn and Truro in Cornwall. We’re lucky to have some of the most beautiful, green campuses in the UK, providing plenty of areas to socialise with friends and enjoy green landscapes and outside space. Explore our website to learn more about our campuses.

Open days and ways to get in touch

Visit our website to find out more about in person and virtual Open Days, campus tours and various ways to speak with our staff and students.

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