Is this Program Right for You?
The University of Exeter gives students great academics taught by knowledgeable professors in a one-of-a-kind campus environment through this direct enrollment program. Exeter, in southwest England, has something for everyone, and the University of Exeter offers a range of courses for every interest. In fact, Exeter is one of the most popular and prestigious universities in the UK with one of the most beautiful campuses. The University is in a small British city with a college town setting in the countryside along the beautiful coast of southwest England only a few hours from London. AU students can now join the thriving student body at Exeter and directly enroll to take courses.
Studying in England is very different than what you might be used to. Students are expected to study outside of class to retain a large portion of their subject matter. Unlike universities in the United States, the majority of each student's grades in England is based on one or two large assignments or solely on the final test - not on class participation or attendance. This study abroad experience will provides AU students an independent experience with the opportunity to get to know students from Britain and all over the world.
AU students directly enroll at Exeter for either a semester or for a full year and earn full AU credit. A typical course load at Exeter is usually four courses which equates to 16 AU credits. More information on the academic program at Exeter can be found here.
The University of Exeter has more than 15 departments that students can study with while abroad. These schools offer courses ranging from English literature to biological studies; from Italian to accounting. Study abroad students can choose from a wide-range of courses from the Exeter's online course catalog.
View the Course Equivalency Database to find out which courses on this program have already been equated to AU courses. Please note that you are NOT limited to just these courses. Students will need to request equivalency for courses which have not been previously reviewed. Read more about the course equivalency process and how AU counts study abroad credits on our Courses and Credits page.
Students can apply if eligible for any additional scholarships provided through Exeter
(NOTE - Exeter tuition fees do not apply to AU students). Also, information on the AU Abroad Award and other scholarships can be found at the AU Abroad website
Life at Exeter
The University of Exeter is located in the charming Devon County. The campus is close to the beach and the beautiful countryside, as well as a small student-friendly city with plenty of things to do. International students will have the chance to live and study closely among British students during their time abroad. More about student life at Exeter can be found at their website.
Housing and Meals
Students apply and pay for housing directly with Exeter. Exeter has something for everyone, from catered Halls of Residence, self-catering flats and shared houses, to self-contained family flats. More information on the various housing options can be found at the Exeter website.
There are two kinds of visas available to students studying in the UK: the Short Term Study visa and the Tier 4 Student visa. Each visa type has different requirements and stipulations. More visa guidance will be provided after acceptance to the program. Each student is responsible for applying and obtaining the appropriate visa.