Exeter Marshall Scholarship

This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Exeter and will be for one or two years. If awarded an Exeter Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the University of Exeter.

The following information was provided by the University of Exeter.

The University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities, combining a world-class academic environment with an outstanding student experience. A member of the UK’s Russell Group, with campuses located in Devon and Cornwall, University of Exeter students benefit from the South West of England’s unrivalled mix of city life, countryside and coastline.  In the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, Exeter is placed 12th overall in the UK, with 29 individual subjects ranked UK Top Ten 10 (only Oxford and Cambridge have more).  Exeter received a top rated Gold award for student satisfaction and graduate outcomes in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework.

Exeter boasts an outstanding research environment with excellence across the full range of subject disciplines.  In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) 98% of Exeter’s research was rated as being of international quality and 82% was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. 

Subjects include:

  • Accounting and Finance – 7th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Complete University Guide). One of a select group of universities worldwide with CFA Institute Program Partner status.
  • Arab and Islamic Studies – world renowned Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies with a pioneering regional focus on the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula.
  • Archaeology – 3rd in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research. Renowned Bioarchaeology and Experimental Archaeology and home to the Centre for the Archaeology of the Americas
  • Business Management - 8th in the UK for Business Management Studies (Times + Sunday Times).  One Planet MBA recognised among the foremost MBA programmes in the world by CEO Magazine’s 2017 Global MBA rankings. 
  • Biosciences –  top 10 in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research (REF 2014). Highlights include the Centre for Ecology and Conservation and Living Systems Institute.
  • Classics and Ancient History – Top 10 in all major UK league tables.  A leading UK centre of expertise in Hellenistic and Greco-Roman culture. 
  • Drama – 3rd in the UK (Complete University Guide and Times + Sunday Times). 79% of research classified as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF).
  • Economics – FEELE Finance and Economics Experimental Laboratory a renowned centre of excellence.  QTEM quantitative techniques programme offers MSc students optional additional semester at partner university and work placement.
  • Education – the roots of the Graduate School of Education predate the University itself.  UK acclaimed reputation in Education and Teacher Training; ranked 6th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research (REF)
  • Engineering – 7th in the UK for General Engineering (Complete University Guide). Highlights include Water and Environment and Materials and Manufacturing
  • English – 4th in the UK for research power (REF) and 5th in the UK (Times + Sunday Times). A large department offering a wide range of thematic expertise, allowing for an MA English Literary Studies with 8 specialist pathways.
  • Film Studies – 2nd in the UK (Complete University Guide) and offers the ever popular MA International Film Business in combination with the London Film School.
  • Geography and Environmental Science – 3rd in the UK for research power (REF) and one of the lead disciplines in the Environment and Sustainability Institute  
  • History – 5th in the UK (Complete University Guide); one of the largest History departments in the UK.
  • Law – A renowned LLM programme and research expertise in European Law, Commercial Law and Human Rights Law.
  • Medicine – leading Medical School with specialist Masters programmes including MSc Extreme Medicine and MSc Environment and Human Health
  • Mining and Minerals Engineering – 6th in the UK for Geology and Materials Technology (Times + Sunday Times).  Mining and Applied Geology programs in one of the UK’s last remaining Mining Schools.
  • Modern Languages – Top 10 in most modern foreign languages offered.  One of the UK’s leading centres for research in French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian and Russian.
  • Physics and Astronomy – 90% of research classified as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF).  Highlights include Astrophysics and Quantum Systems.
  • Politics / International Relations – 5th in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research (REF) and 8th in the Compete University Guide.  A wide range of Masters programmes and home to the acclaimed Strategy and Security Institute .
  • Psychology – 7th in the UK (Times + Sunday Times) with highlights including Clinical Psychology, Social and Organisational Psychology and Animal Behaviour. Also home to the renowned Mood Disorders Centre.
  • Sociology and Philosophy – 4th in the UK for Sociology and 8th for Philosophy (Complete University Guide) and home to the internationally renowned EGENIS centre for the philosophical and social study of Genetics. 
  • Sport and Health Sciences – ranked 1st in the UK (Complete University Guide and Times + Sunday Times) and 3rd in the UK for research strength (REF). Prize winning Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre.   
  • Theology and Religion – 3rd in the UK (Times + Sunday Times) and 2nd in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research (REF).

For more information or assistance with applications to the University please contact:

Mr Robin Rhodes – Assistant Director, International Student Recruitment


+44(0)1392 723386