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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


Your timetable

Personal timetables will start to become available to view through your iExeter portal during September.

Please note: When you first view your timetable, you may only be able to see your compulsory modules. Once you have chosen your option modules, staff will start entering this information on to your timetable, but there will be a delay before you can see your completed timetable.

What will my timetable look like?

Here is an example of a first year timetable:

UG timetable


  • You can access your timetable through iExeter, and also through the University Timetable page. If you have any problems accessing or reading your timetable, please see the FCH staff at:
    • Penryn - SID desk in Peter Lanyon Building
    • Streatham - in Laver Building, room 300
  • Check whether your lectures and tutorials are running in Term 1 or Term 2
  • Always look at the current week on your timetable as rooms/times may change week to week and some classes only run on certain weeks and not all term.
  • Some modules will have several classes a week, and you have to attend all of them.
  • Lectures start on the first Monday of the autumn term – find out beforehand where they are taking place.
  • Tutorials and seminars often do not start until week 2 or even later unless you have been specifically informed - check on your timetable or at the appropriate departmental office.

IMPORTANT: You are not permitted to attend teaching sessions that don’t appear on your personal timetable!

  • It can cause overcrowding in lecture theatres and affects other students
  • If you do not attend your timetabled seminar or tutorial group, but decide to go to another, you will be marked absent for the timetabled session.
  • If you want to move seminar or tutorial groups for good reason, ask at the appropriate departmental office - it may be possible to move.

Frequently Asked Questions

When do classes start and finish?

Classes may be timetabled between:

  • Penryn - 9.00 am and 6.00 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Streatham - 8.30 am and 6.30 pm, Monday to Friday

although we try to keep Wednesday afternoons free from teaching. In order to allow for changeovers, classes start at five minutes past the hour, and finish at five minutes before the hour.

I am not recognised as having a valid student status

The University authentication system can't identify you. If you are sure that you have used the correct username and password, you should contact SID for assistance.

My ID is not recognised when I use 'My Timetable' to get my personal timetable

Your student record must show that you are a current UoE student registered (not provisional) on at least one credit-bearing module. Make sure that you have completed your registration with the University.

I get a message that my timetable is not yet available, when will it be available?

Your personal on-line timetable may have been suppressed. The message should have given further information, but if that is insufficient, you should contact the FCH staff.

General programme and module timetables may be viewed on the Timetable Office web site but note that general timetables include all options and all class groups

My personal timetable shows no classes OR is incomplete

The default view in iExeter is for the 'current' week, which may have none of your classes running. Try looking at a different period.

The departmetns may not yet have attached you to some, or all, of your classes within the timetable. Please contact the FCH staff or relevant departmental office, as appropriate.

My personal timetable shows a clash

Are you sure that the apparently conflicting classes occur in the same week? The timetable week (and/or term) numbers, for each class are clearly shown; see below. If you have a clash, please contact the FCH staff.

The teaching timetable is planned and built to cater for the majority of students, but it is not possible to create totally viable timetables for all students, for example those who are repeating failed modules, or who are taking modules in the wrong year in order to be able to change programme.

I wish to change to another class group

Please contact the relevant departmental offices to see what is possible.

I have changed modules, but the old module is still shown or the new module is not shown

Once a change has been made to your student record, the revised information is normally available within the timetable the next working day. For a new module, the departmental office must attach you to its classes within the timetable before you can see them.

Modules and timetable

Note that all modules are offered subject to availability, capacity and timetable permitting.

The University does its best to prevent the clash of core modules in student timetables, but sometimes this does occur. Usually alternative modules in one of the subjects can be found. The taking of optional, as opposed to core, modules is subject to capacity, the timetable being viable and not all optional modules are offered every year. This could mean that students may have to choose alternative modules.