Change of Programme

First year undergraduate students

You must email the Admissions Office on to discuss your request if you are a first year undergraduate student wishing to transfer:

  • into year 1 of a new programme in the next academic year; or
  • to a different programme within year 1

See the Undergraduate Study questions page for more information relating to first year Undergraduate change of programme.

If you are in your first year and you wish to transfer to a new programme from the start of year 2, refer to the information in the 'Other taught students' section, below.

Other taught students

If you are not a first year undergraduate and wish to change your programme of study after initial registration, please complete the appropriate form which may be obtained from your College. You must then return the completed form by email to or to one of the locations in the table below.

Should you wish to transfer to/re-start year 1 on a new programme, you must contact the Admissions Office by email on to discuss your request.

Streatham Campus SID, Forum Building, Exeter
St Luke's Campus SID, South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, Exeter 
Penryn Campus

Registry, Peter Lanyon Building, Tremough

Please note that programme change requests are not automatically granted.

Student Finance

If you are in receipt of funding from a government funding body (i.e. Student Finance England, Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland), we will notify the relevant authority of any changes to your programme of study.

If you are changing to a programme of longer duration please check that grant/loan assistance can be extended to cover the longer course before you request the change. If you need any advice regarding the financial implications of changing your programme of study you can contact the Students' Guild Advice Unit.

College-Specific Information