The University has a long history of accepting Brazilian students onto its degree programmes; examples in recent years include BA Economics, BEng Mining Engineering, MSc Sport and Health Sciences, MBA, LLM International and Comparative Public Law, MSc Finance and Investment, MPhil Politics, PhD Archaeology, PhD Sport Science, PhD Applied Geology and PhD Biosciences.
The University of Exeter has links with a number of universities and research institutes in Brazil including the University of Sao Paulo, FIOCRUZ and INPE.
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The University accepts a wide range of international qualifications. As competition for places is strong, good grades are always required, and an early application is recommended.
Undergraduate programmes 2017-18
The University of Exeter's typical offer in terms of GCE A-levels is A*AA-ABB, excluding General Studies, or 38-32 points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma (including bonus points). Each programme has slightly different requirements, both in terms of overall points and required subjects, so please check the relevant subject in the Undergraduate prospectus.
Certificado de Ensino Medio
Holders of the Certificado de Ensino Medio will require a foundation course before entering an undergraduate programme and thus can be considered for entry onto the INTO University of Exeter foundation course, successful completion of which will guarantee progression to an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Exeter. Typically a student would be expected to have attained a min 7 out of 10 average in the Certificado de Ensino Medio for entry to the INTO Foundaion.
Please note - Students planning to apply under the Science Without Borders scheme to study for a year at the University of Exeter should await confirmation of their nomination from UUK. Applications will then be handled by the Study Abroad team at the University, who may also be contacted for advice about course choices: firstname.lastname@example.org
All students must also meet our linguistic requirements before they can receive an unconditional offer, please see the English language requirements webpage for more details.
All applications for undergraduate degrees must be made via UCAS and must include details of qualifications obtained and awaited along with a personal statement and reference - preferably from a teacher. Exeter’s UCAS code and name is E84 EXETR. All applicants for Medicine must apply by 15 October each year. We recommend applicants for all other programmes apply by 15 January as the course may be full after this point. The UCAS website indicates which courses are open to new applicants at any time. Please note that it is normal for UK universities to make conditional offers based on your results to date and to confirm these once you have the results of High School and/or language tests. Applicants who wish to apply for deferred entry should indicate this on the UCAS form and provide further details of their reasons for deferring in their personal statement. Applications can only be deferred for one year.
The University of Exeter requires applicants for Masters programmes (MA, MSc, MRes, MBA, MPA, LLM) to hold a Bachelors degree, usually in a relevant subject, with a grade equivalent to a UK upper second class honours. Students who do not meet these entry requirements may be able to take a Graduate Diploma programme as an alternative entry route into a Masters in Business, Finance, Law or Public Administration. Details of Graduate Diploma programmes here.
Our prospectus will indicate if there are additional programme requirements for specific Masters courses.
will be considered for entry to a taught Master's degree at the University.
Please note - students planning to apply under the Science Without Borders scheme for a year of postgraduate study at the University of Exeter should await confirmation of their nomination from UUK.
Applicants for postgraduate research programmes (MPhil, PhD, EdD) will need to demonstrate experience of research methodologies. For this reason, often, successful research applicants will have completed a Masters degree with a thesis or dissertation component.
All applications for postgraduate degrees should be made via the "Apply on-line" button on the webpage for each course. Applications can be made up to 12 months before the start date.
Taught Masters programmes have a single intake in September each year. Research students may be able to start at other times, with their supervisor's agreement.
Your fee status will depend on where you are from. When students apply, they are classified as "Home/EU" if they are from the UK or from the European Union, and "International" if they are from elsewhere. If you are not sure whether your fee status is "Home/EU" or "International", read this advice from The Complete University Guide.
Fees vary by programme and will be detailed in the offer letter you will receive after you have applied. Fees are not fixed at the point of entry for all years of study: there may be a small increase year-on-year for courses which are over one year in duration. For more information, please see our student finance webpage.
The University recommends that single students allow at least £1,015 per month for living costs, which includes accommodation, food and books, but not travel to/from the UK. Students with families (a spouse and children) should allow additional resources for each dependant. You can find more details about living costs on our International Student Support pages. If you need a visa to study in the UK, for yourself and/or your dependants, you should familiarise yourself with UK Visas and Immigration's (UKVI's) financial requirements. Details are on our immigration advice webpage.
International students can apply for several of the University of Exeter's scholarships and bursaries. For further information please visit our scholarship search engine. The British Council can also provide more information about funding schemes.
The International Student Support Office is here to help you with your immigration enquiries for the UK - from your initial application for a Tier 4 (General) Student visa to study your first course at Exeter, to visas for working after your studies.
Immigration is changing all the time, it is therefore extremely important that students keep up-to-date with the newest regulations when applying for their visas and access the free specialist immigration advice that we offer.
The University of Exeter offers a wide selection of university accommodation, on and off campus, to suit all tastes and budgets.
Accommodation is guaranteed for:
- new, unaccompanied undergraduates
- international postgraduates
- one year Erasmus/Study Abroad students
as long as applications are received by the deadline of 31st July.
When you apply for accommodation, please note, you do NOT have to hold an Unconditional offer to submit your application: as long as your response is Firm, you will still be able to apply, even if your offer from the University of Exeter is Conditional. However, a room will not be allocated to you until all the conditions of your offer have been met.
Undergraduate students have a choice of catered or self-catered accommodation. There is a broad range of options: twin rooms, single studio bedrooms with bathroom and kitchen attached, and more. Postgraduate, Study Abroad and Erasmus students can only apply for self-catered accommodation.
For full details of the options available, as well as prices, facilities and 360-degree virtual tours of some of the rooms, visit our accommodation pages.
Students who would like to rent private, rather than University-run, accommodation can use the Accommodation Office's online database of privately rented accommodation. Visit the "Private Housing" section of the accommodation pages for details.
Our local representatives
The University of Exeter has agreements with the following independent representatives in your country, who would be pleased to tell you more about the University's facilities and programmes. They can also assist you in making an application. Most of our representatives offer their services to applicants for free. Those that do charge a fee must make this clear from the outset of their consultation with students and issue appropriate receipts. If you have any concerns about whether an agent is an authorised representative of the University of Exeter, please contact us. We also welcome feedback on the services offered by our local representatives.
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Assistant Director, International Student Recruitment (Americas)
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Virtual Open Day
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Turtle conservation research
Liliana Colman is a biologist and PhD researcher from the University of Exeter, working on a conservation project studying leatherback sea turtles in eastern Brazil. This video provides and insight into her work.