University of Exeter

 

 


 

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university and in the top 1% of institutions globally.

It combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 18,000 students and is ranked 8th in The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 10th in The Complete University Guide 2014 and 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2014. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 90% of the University’s research was rated as being at internationally recognised levels and 16 of its 31 subjects are ranked in the top 10, with 27 subjects ranked in the top 20.

The University has invested in more than £350 million worth of new facilities across its campuses in the last few years; including landmark new student services centres - the Forum in Exeter and The Exchange on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall, together with world-class new facilities for Biosciences, the Business School and the Environment and Sustainability Institute. There are plans for another £330 million of investment between now and 2016

More info: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/




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Jun 26th 2017

Discover who made your clothes, share their stories, and find out how you can influence global change. Do you ever think about where your clothes come from, who made them, how and at what cost? Created with Fashion Revolution - a global movement for transparency catalysed by the fatal Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh - this course lifts the lid on the global fashion industry.

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Apr 24th 2017

Learn how developments in genomics are transforming our knowledge and treatment of conditions such as diabetes. There have been huge advances in the field of genetics in the last 10 years since the sequencing of the first human genome in 2003. It is now possible to analyse all 20,000 human genes in a single experiment, rather than focussing on one gene at a time. We are in the genomics era.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Mar 27th 2017

The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate. The British Empire was the largest empire ever seen. It ruled over a quarter of the world’s population and paved the way for today’s global economy. But British imperialism isn’t without controversy, and it continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians today. This free online course will help you understand why.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Jan 30th 2017

This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses, and the solutions available to reduce those risks. The course is aimed at the level of students entering university, and seeks to provide an inter-disciplinary introduction to what is a broad field. It engages a number of experts from the University of Exeter and a number of partner organisations.

Average: 9.5 (6 votes)
Sep 8th 2014

Discover how businesses function and interact with the wider socio-economic environment. In association with ACCA.

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