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Online study

How to apply

Applying for one of our programmes or modules is simple.

  1. Check for any entry requirements, which are clearly stated on the course information pages, including English language. Generally, our modules do not have academic entry requirements, but this may vary so check on the module page to avoid disappointment or delay.
  2. Use the “Apply now” prompt to open our applicant portal (Your Gateway). Once you’ve registered, login and fill in the form for your chosen course of study. Work your way through the sections, ensuring any evidence or documents are uploaded where required. You can save your application and come back to it later if you wish.
  3. Once you submit a complete application, you should expect to receive notification of our decision by email within 5 working days of the date of our acknowledgement of receipt of your application. If an application is incomplete, the decision-making process may take longer. We will contact you for any missing information or to rectify any omissions or mistakes.
  4. Please follow the instructions in your Offer Letter for next steps.

For further information on our terms, conditions, and policies see here.

For questions you may have please see our FAQs for Postgraduate students.

A friend recommended that I do a Masters and after a thorough search, the online Masters programme at Exeter University offered the best programme of study by a Russell Group University.

As a busy working professional and parent, the online option has made it possible for me to continue my studies whilst working and being miles away.

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