The University of Exeter is rated among the top 100 universities for the study of arts and humanities in the world. With our expertise in the creative economy, arts and heritage, we deliver inspiring collaborative programmes with museums, galleries, theatres, businesses, NGOs, national networks and international bodies.


The South West has a history of producing world-class artists and cultural organisations, with strengths in theatre-making, visual arts, designer makers and vibrant cultural tourism. Read more.

Creative economy

As one of the UKs fastest growing sectors, the creative economy has a reputation for being innovative and disruptive, pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved and changing the ways in which challenges are met. Read more.


Heritage plays a vital role in contributing towards and understanding identity, creativity and innovation, the economy, environment, quality of life, lifelong learning and social cohesion. Read more.