Exeter International Foundation
Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree from the University of Exeter. Choose from 150+ subject areas, ranging from accounting, business and management to biological and environmental sciences, computer science, engineering and humanities.
You can also take the opportunity to do a work placement or study abroad as part of your degree, providing you meet all entry requirements.
Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
English Language Requirements
IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.
02 October 2023
08 January 2024
25 March 2024
24 June 2024
16 September 2024
30 September 2024
06 January 2025
24 March 2025
23 June 2025
- Choose to study modules in a wide variety of subject areas; students can tailor their study program to their interests and passions*. Find out more about the different subject areas here.
- If studying scientific modules, students will carry out experiments in the INTO Centre's science lab and learn how to produce laboratory reports.
- If studying business modules, depending on the modules chosen, students could analyse current business case studies, and be provided with working knowledge of financial reporting and an understanding of the basic techniques of management accounting.
- If studying engineering modules, students will learn how to use software to solve problems and gain practical experience through laboratory work in the university’s electronic and materials testing laboratories.
- If studying humanities and social science modules, depending on the modules chosen, students could look at the impact of environmental, political, economic, and social systems, and analyse film techniques and the film industry.
Progress to a world top 160 university (QS World University Rankings 2024).
A small number of specialist progression degrees might include compulsory modules to give students the best preparation for their intended degree.