There are around 25 Japanese students currently studying at the University of Exeter. Their programmes include:
- BA Politics
- MPhil Sociology
- MA Public Administration and Public Policy
- MSc Management
- PGCE Citizenship with Humanities
In addition a number of students choose to study at Exeter for a semester or an academic year and transfer the credits back to their home University in Japan as part of our Study Abroad programme.
Exhibitions and events
Details of upcoming international visits by University of Exeter staff to student recruitment fairs and other official events in Japan.
Details of upcoming international visits by University of Exeter staff to student recruitment fairs and other official events in the Asia Pacific region.
|When||Description||Location||Add to your calendar|
|29 February - 3 March 2020||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|7 March 2020||Full details||Jakarta||Add event|
|7 - 15 March 2020||Full details||Seoul||Add event|
|20 - 22 March 2020|
British Council Study UK Malaysia Fair (Kuala Lumpur) and the Counsellors Engagement Mission (Kota Kinabalu)Meet our representative in Malaysia to find out more about studying at the University of Exeter. Full details
|26 - 28 March 2020||Full details||Japan||Add event|
Details of recent international visits from University of Exeter staff to student recruitment fairs and other official events in the Asia Pacific region.
|When||Description||Location||Add to your calendar|
|17 - 21 January 2020||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|12 - 16 January 2020||Full details||Taiwan||Add event|
|6 - 12 January 2020||Full details||Bangkok||Add event|
|16 November 2019||Full details||London||Add event|
|29 October - 3 November 2019||Full details||Bangkok||Add event|
|13 October 2019||Full details||Kuala Lumpur||Add event|
|30 September - 5 October 2019||Full details||Jakarta||Add event|
|27 September 2019||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|17 - 22 September 2019||Full details||Bangkok||Add event|
|15 July 2019||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|10 - 14 July 2019||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|15 - 23 June 2019||Full details||China||Add event|
|15 April 2019|
Global Conversation: Can big data save lives? Protecting Hong Kong against air pollution and extreme weatherThe Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Professor Sir Steve Smith, invites you to attend a special event on Monday 15 April in Hong Kong. Full details
|Hong Kong||Add event|
|4 April 2019||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|10 - 15 March 2019||Full details||Malaysia||Add event|
|9 March 2019||Full details||Bangkok||Add event|
|9 March 2019||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|3 - 5 March 2019||Full details||Indoensia||Add event|
|2 March 2019||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|28 February - 8 March 2019||Full details||Vietnam||Add event|
|23 February - 3 March 2019||Full details||China||Add event|
|18 - 24 February 2019||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|11 - 18 February 2019||Full details||Bangkok||Add event|
|12 - 17 January 2019||Full details||Taiwan||Add event|
|17 - 22 September 2018||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|16 - 19 August 2018||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|8 - 16 July 2018||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|3 June 2018||Full details||Chengdu||Add event|
|2 June 2018||Full details||Xiamen||Add event|
|5 May 2018||Full details||Shijiazhuang||Add event|
|27 April 2018||Full details||Wuhan||Add event|
|17 - 18 March 2018||Full details||South Korea||Add event|
|10 - 15 March 2018||Full details||Indonesia||Add event|
|3 - 4 March 2018||Full details||Kuala Lumpur||Add event|
|24 February 2018||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|27 - 28 January 2018||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|26 - 27 January 2018||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|20 - 21 January 2018||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|17 January 2018||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|16 January 2018||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|13 - 18 January 2018||Full details||Taiwan||Add event|
|27 November - 3 December 2017||Full details||Korea||Add event|
|18 - 19 November 2017||Full details||Malaysia||Add event|
|17 November 2017||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|16 November 2017||Full details||Singapore||Add event|
|11 - 12 November 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|9 November 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|8 November 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|17 - 24 October 2017||Full details||Japan||Add event|
|12 - 15 October 2017||Full details||Taiwan||Add event|
|10 - 29 October 2017||Full details||Beijing||Add event|
|6 - 11 October 2017||Full details||Taiwan||Add event|
|23 September 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|16 - 30 September 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|21 August - 14 September 2017||Full details||China||Add event|
|19 August 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|17 - 18 August 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|29 July 2017||Full details||Xi'an, China||Add event|
|24 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|23 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|22 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|21 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|20 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|19 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|18 July 2017||Full details||Thailand||Add event|
|15 - 16 July 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
|13 July 2017||Full details||Royal Plaza Hotel, Mongkok||Add event|
|12 - 31 July 2017||Full details||hong kong||Add event|
|12 - 16 July 2017||Full details||Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, HK||Add event|
|12 July 2017||Full details||Hong Kong||Add event|
Country specific information
Find out information specific to your country below;
See your course details for specific entry requirements:
- Undergraduate courses
- Postgraduate taught courses - Masters and other taught degrees
- Postgraduate research courses - PhD research topics,projects and degrees
English language requirements
If you have already completed your A levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, you will be eligible for direct entry if you meet your chosen programme’s entry requirements. These are shown on the course pages of the University’s website and in the undergraduate prospectus. You can apply through UCAS.
Foundation Year entry
If you have completed Japanese High School with the Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho, or if your grades do not quite meet our entry requirements, you will need to take a Foundation Year programme to be eligible for entry on an undergraduate programme, such as INTO’s International Foundation Year, available on the Exeter campus.
For direct entry onto our Masters programmes you will be required to hold a relevant Bachelors degree with a grade equivalent to a UK Second-class honours (2:1 or 2:2). Check individual programme pages for exact requirements to your course.
Applicants will require a degree (Gakushi) from a recognised Japanese University with grades ranging from 60-100%, with grade equivalents as follows:
|2.1 Class equivalent bandwidth||2.2 Class equivalent bandwidth|
70-79% or B+, BGPA 3.0 - 3.69/4.0
60-69% or B-, C+2.5 - 2.99/4.0
If you are interested in our Finance or Management Masters programmes but do not quite meet our entry requirements, you may be able to gain entry by first attaining a Graduate Diploma through INTO, which you can read more about here.
For entry onto postgraduate research programmes, you will need to hold a relevant Masters degree, supported by a strong research proposal.
For more information, please visit our postgraduate applications page.
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 .
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 webpages. 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.
There are many funding and scholarship opportunities available to international students - find out more about these on our searchable funding database. 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. See our Applying for a Visa pages for more information.
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 first year undergraduates
- international fee-paying unaccompanied first year postgraduates
- full 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.
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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