Exeter Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 6 March 2019

Forum, Streatham Campus, Exeter Wednesday 6 March 2019 From 12:00pm

Our Exeter Postgraduate Open Day is a chance to find out more about what it's like to study a Masters or PhD at Exeter. Taking place in the Forum at the heart of our Streatham Campus, you'll find stands for our individual subjects, talks on finance and student life and have a chance to talk to staff and current postgraduate students about what it's like to study and research here. The day also includes some tailored talks and activities for prospective students on specific subjects organised by our academic colleges - see below for details.

Free transport by coach is available to current students from Penryn Campus, Cornwall to Streatham Campus, Exeter. Coach departs Penryn at 9am and leaves Streatham at 4pm.

See a map of the Streatham Campus.

Register for our Exeter Postgraduate Open Day.

Presentations - general

Funding talk - Masters Expo 2, The Forum 13:00-13:30
Funding talk - PhD Expo 1, The Forum 13:00-13:30
Masters Students talk Expo 2, The Forum 13:30-14:00
PhD Students talk Expo 1, The Forum  13:30-14:00


Streatham Campus

Streatham Campus tour at 14.15 from outside the Forum.  

Transport to St Luke's Campus at 14.15 - return at 15:45. Meet at registration desk in the Forum. 


Presentations - College and subject specific

Some of our academic colleges are offering extra activities on the day. Below are the timetables for the College talks and events taking place.



College of Humanities


Masters / Postgraduate Taught

We are offering prospective Postgraduate Taught (Masters) students the opportunity to meet one-to-one with Programme Directors/Academic Leads. To book a time slot please email us with your full name and the Postgraduate Taught programme you are interested in studying.

Members of the Humanities Postgraduate Taught team will also be available on our stand in the Forum.

Main Humanities stand in the Forum 12:00-15:00 Please contact us in advance to organise a 1:1 session with an academic and we will aim to allocate you a meeting. Ad hoc meetings may also be available on the day.


Meet the college: your chance to speak to Departmental Directors of Postgraduate Research, potential supervisors, current PhD students and to get Humanities specific information over a tea or coffee. Please include some detail about topics and potential supervisors in your registration, so we can best facilitate your visit.

In order to prepare yourself for the workshops, you can view the subject presentations in advance.

Old Library balcony area  14:15 - 15:00


Workshop about Special Collections (Library and Bill Douglas Film Museum and Archive)

Old Library, Room 134 15:00 - 15:30


Workshop about funding opportunities in humanities including SWW-DTP (for Nov/Dec 2019 applications): what to consider for a successful application

Old Library, Room 134 15:30-16:00


Digital Humanities Workshop

Old Library, Room 134 16:00 - 16:30


Cultural Life in Exeter – some ideas of what is on offer and how to get involved

Old Library, Room 134 16:30 - 16:45
College of Life and Environmental SciencesLocationTime

Find out what it's like to study a Masters or PhD in the Life and Environmental Sciences at Exeter
Come and find out more about our postgraduate programmes in Biosciences, Geography, Psychology and Sport and Health Sciences. You will have the opportunity to meet with the Postgraduate Programme Directors or Directors of Postgraduate Research, who will be offering office hours arrangements for you to discuss any aspects of postgraduate study with us. 

 TBC 12:00-12:40 and 14:15-16:30
 Business SchoolLocationTime
Masters / Post Graduate Taught Members of the Business School Postgraduate Taught team including admissions, academics and current students will be available on our stand in the Forum. You can discuss what life is like at Exeter, our programmes, as well as postgraduate study abroad opportunities and the careers support available through the Business School’s Careers Zone. You can also take this opportunity to take a look around our facilities: self-guided tours of the Business School will be available throughout the afternoon. The Forum  12:00 - 15:00
PhD / Postgraduate Research Are you looking to pursue a PHD at the University of Exeter Business School? Dr Rajesh Tharyan, our Director of Postgraduate Research is offering drop-in sessions for informal discussions on the exciting opportunities of postgraduate research students in the Business School. Please pop to the Business School stand in the Forum and a member of the team will show you to Rajesh’s office.  The Forum 13:30 - 15:00

This page will be updated shortly. Please check back later.

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical SciencesLocationTime

We are offering prospective Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research students the opportunity to meet one-to-one with Programme Directors and Discipline Directors. 

To book a time slot please email Becky: r.heysett@exeter.ac.uk with your full name and the programme you are interested in studying (PGT) or your research area (PGR).

Academic Offices, Harrison (number 23 on the campus map) 12:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 15:00

Tour of the Engineering Labs

Departing from Harrison Foyer Reception (number 23 on the campus map) 15:00

College of Social Sciences and International Studies

Location Time

Are you think thinking about doing a PhD? Come and join us for an informal discussion over coffee and biscuits about the pros, cons and exciting challenges of pursuing a doctorate in the college of Social Sciences and International Studies at Exeter.

Building One, Marchant Syndicate Room A  14:15 – 15:15

College of Medicine and Health

Location Time

Information coming soon.