British Cultures: The Exeter Seminar

A new module created exclusively for, and in consultation with English Literature major students.  British Cultures: The Exeter Seminar will provide a critical introduction to some familiar and not so familiar aspects of British Culture including study of Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Harry Potter, Kate Tempest and much more. Semester two only.

Business programmes at Penryn Campus, Cornwall

Career-focused business and management modules with an ethos of ethics and sustainability, designed to address the challenges in growing businesses in the current climate changing era.

'Articulate your study abroad' sessions

Students who have studies abroad should demonstrate initiative and independence, but is your sales pitch up to scratch?  Learn the art of personal branding in this informative session for exchange students led by our Careers Consultants.

January pre-orientation welcome event

Allow yourself extra time to settle into your new surroundings (and recover from jet lag) by joining us at our welcome event on the Friday before orientation and classes begin.  With campus tours, visa documentation checks and a Q and A session complete, you can relax over the weekend, ready to start your studies at Exeter!

Careers Forever - graduate access to Exeter's online career platform

Access career advice, internship opportunities and graduate level work resources long after your placement at Exeter draws to a close.

Paid internship opportunities

Nine unique programmes running at the end of semester two which include one week of training and a one week paid internship.  Networking opportunities with professionals in the fields of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Charity and Development, Digital Innovation, International Trade, Marketing, Politics, Government and the Public Sector as well as Sport and Health.

  • Accounting - a partnership with ACCA, the global body for professional accountants
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage - Work at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (awarded Museum of the year 2012) to gain an insight into the different roles in the arts, culture and heritage sector
  • Charity and Development - Explore a range of work from volunteer management, advocacy, campaigning, humanitarian emergency response, fundraising and marketing.
  • Digital Innovation - Explore the disruptive technology which has changed the way we live, work and play.  Gain an understanding of gamification, app development and the technology behind social media.
  • International Trade - Introducing international trade, market entry strategy, cross cultural competence and e-exporting, this is an opportunity to work on real life business projects from the Department of International Trade.
  • Marketing - Explore the numerous career options available including market research, promotion and PR, sales, understanding market factors and strategy as well as the more practical application of this field.
  • Politics, Government and the Public Sector - Outlining some of the challenges of the sector and an insight to the varied career options available.
  • Sport and Health - Explore community initiatives, sports marketing and how sport can benefit both the economy and public health agenda.