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Applications are now open for our Sustainability Summer Programme!


Full scholarships are available for this programme, please see our Fees and Scholarships section to find out how to apply.

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

The Sustainability Summer Programme is open to students around the world that meet the following entry requirements.

  • Experience or current studies in the area of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
  • Currently studying or recently finished year 2 level of undergraduate degree or higher
  • Current or most recent GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

For Week 2 - Exeter School on Urban Analytics, please also check the following entry requirements

  • Basic understanding of statistical concepts such as normal distribution and correlation
  • Comfortable with general programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions
  • Experience with Python (e.g. NumPy,Pandas, Jupyter Notebooks) is preferable but not required

The University of Exeter standard English Language Level requirements apply to this programme and full details can be found on our International Students area. Below is an overview of basic guidelines for applying and if you are unsure if any of these apply to you, please contact to confirm.

Basic English language level requirements:

  • Reside in a country for more than three months where English is a widely spoken or native language. This includes short term study where the course has lasted for 3 months or more
  • Come from an English-speaking country
  • Have a letter or transcript from your place of study to confirm that courses in your institution are taught exclusively in English (excluding English language courses)
  • Have a qualification from one of the following with the minimum grades detailed below.



Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Grade C or above

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English

Grade C or above


Minimum score of B2

European Baccalaureate

60% or above

GCSE/IGCSE English Language

Grade C or above

IGCSE English as a Second Language

Grade B or above

HKDSE English (Hong Kong)

Level 5 overall (no less than Level 4 in any sub-section)


6.5 (with no less than 6 in each component)

International Baccalaureate English

Standard Level Grade 5 or Higher Level Grade 4 or above

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with a minimum of 51 in all communicative skills


Internet-based TOEFL - 90


Score 550 or above


Score 520 or above

For any questions, please contact