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Flexible Combined Honours University of Exeter Degree level: Undergraduate

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Flexible Combined Honours (FCH) gives you the opportunity to study otherwise unavailable or unusual subject combinations and to customise your degree programme, making it distinctive and different. This is usually done by choosing two subject areas for your first year. It is sometimes possible to take a third subject as a minor one, such as a foreign language – please ask about this before applying. You can also follow one of the readily available themed pathways such as Mediterranean Studies or Historical, Political and Sociological Studies for the whole or part of your study from your first year.

You can combine subjects in various proportions and the proportion can change each year, provided any core, compulsory modules are taken. You can also drop a first year subject and start a new one or follow a new themed pathway from the second year.

The following subject areas are available through FCH – you can combine any two unless otherwise stated:

•Accounting 
•Ancient History
•Anthropology
•Arabic
•Archaeology
•Art History & Visual Culture
•Biochemistry %
•Biological Sciences: Molecular and Cellular Biology
•British Sign Language (minor)
•Chemistry %
•Chinese
•Classical Studies
•Classics
•Computer Science
•Criminology
•Drama
•Economics ❖
•English ★
•Exercise and Sports Science @
•Film Studies
•French
•Geography
•German
•Greek (Ancient)
•History ✝★
•International Relations ✝
•Italian
•Japanese (minor)
•Latin
•Management ❖
•Mathematics @❖$
•Medical Sciences $
•Mediterranean Studies ◊
•Middle East and North African Studies
•Philosophy
•Politics ✝
•Portuguese
•Religion ◊
•Russian
•Sociology
•Spanish
•Sustainability ◊
•Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (minor)
•Theology

◊ themed pathway – can form all or part of a programme

^ themed pathway forming the whole programme of study – is not combined with another subject

❖ cannot be combined with each other
@ cannot be combined with each other
★ cannot be combined with each other
% cannot be combined with each other
$ cannot be combined with each other
✝ cannot be combined with each other
 cannot be combined with each other

All FCH students study the same modules as those taken by other students at the University, so you will be studying alongside others with the same interests. These degrees offer the widest possible access to Exeter’s range of subject disciplines.

Course details

Subject options

This course offers the following subject options:

  • Accounting
  • Ancient History
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Art History and Visual Culture
  • Biochemistry
  • Biosciences: Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • British Sign Language (minor pathway)
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classics/Classical Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • English
  • Exercise and Sport Sciences
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Geography (Human)
  • Geography (Physical)
  • German
  • Greek (ancient)
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Italian
  • Japanese for beginners (minor pathway)
  • Latin
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Sciences
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Middle East and North African Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Portuguese
  • Religion
  • Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Strategy and International Security
  • Sustainability (Global Futures)
  • TESOL (minor pathway)
  • Theology

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code Y004
Institution code E84
Campus name University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - A*AA Excluding General Studies.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD - D*DD Some subject combinations may also include subject specific requirements. Please check www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate for more details
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 30 L3 credits at Distinction Grade and 15 L3 credits at Merit Grade. Some subject combinations may also include subject specific requirements. Please contact ug-ad@exeter.ac.uk for more details.
Scottish Higher AAABB - AAAAA Some subject combinations may also include subject specific requirements. Please check www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate for more details
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 - 34 points Applicant will be considered with IB 38-34 -OR 766 or 665 in three Higher Level subjects. Some subject combinations may also include subject specific requirements. Please check www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate for more details
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB - AAA Some subject combinations may also include subject specific requirements. Please check www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate for more details

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


English language requirements

The English Language requirement will be dependent on the subjects chosen, please visit our website on the below link for further details.

English Language details:

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/applications/entry/#english-language


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £19,500 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/

Sponsorship information

For more information about this programme or applying to study at the University of Exeter please visit our website: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/flexible/exeter/

Provider information

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