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Study Abroad programmes

University of Exeter Study Abroad Application

Please read this page thoroughly before submitting your application to study abroad at the University of Exeter.

How do I apply?

Application Deadlines  
Full year and Semester 1 31st May
Semester 2 (January-June) 31st October

Once you have been nominated by your home University, you will recieve an email from inbound@exeter.ac.uk with details of the application process and a link to apply. Please carefully read all the documents you will need to submit before starting your application.

You must submit a complete application with all documents attached, incomplete applications will not be processed- this may impact your ability to apply for accommodation. On submitting your application you will receive email confirmation.

We recommend you look through our Exchange Application Guide before you start your application.

 

You must submit the following documents with your online application:

Copy of your Official Academic Transcript from your home university, in English. This is the document that lists the courses you have taken and the grades you have achieved in your studies at your university to date. Please note that if it is not an official document, for example a download from your online student record, it must be signed and stamped by your University.

A copy of the ID information page of your passport (please ensure it is in date). Dual nationals should submit copies of both passports.

A complete study plan with eight module choices per semester. We will only accept the Exeter Study Plan form, you must confirm your module choices with your home university. Most students are required to take 60 Exeter credits (30 ECTS) per semester. More information can be found on our module page.

Exchange students 

If applying for a Visitor Visa you must submit the Exeter English language proficiency form completed by your home university, this confirms that you have the required level of English to study at a British university. We do not accept other documents.

If applying for a Student Visa you must submit an official English language qualfiication. This is a requirement of the Student visa application. For a list of accepted qualifications please see the undergraduate or postgraduate pages.

Study Abroad fee-paying students: 

Official evidence of English language level e.g. TOEFL/IELTS/accepted 'Other' English Language Tests (where applicable).

For Study Abroad fee-paying students only.

 

What happens after I submit my Application?

Check out our Application Timeline for an overview of the application process.
 
Please be patient while we process your application - this often takes some time, especially in cases where applications are incomplete or they are submitted very close to the deadline. If your application is successful you will be sent an acceptance email which contains your Exeter Student ID number. Read the information in this email very carefully. 
 
You will need to apply for a visa, more information can be found on our Visa Advice PageStudents who are planning to obtain a Visitor Visa to study in the UK will need an acceptance letter.  These will be issued after the application deadline has passed.  You will be sent an email with a PDF acceptance letter attached for you to print out. Students who are applying for a Student Visa will require a CAS.You will be contacted in June (for semester 1) or November (for semester 2 start) to begin this process. 
 
In June (Semester 1 students)/November (Semester 2 students) you will receive the first support email from the University designed to help you prepare for your studies.  It is essential that you read all emails you recieve carefully as they aim to answer all of the questions you will have about life at the University of Exeter. In the meantime, please have a look at the 'Arrival information' webpage. Do you have any further questions? Check our Frequently Asked Questions