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Welcome to Psychology at Exeter

MSc programmes

Congratulations on obtaining a place on an MSc programme in Psychology. If you have not yet accepted the offer of a place on the MSc programme and paid the required deposit, please do so as soon as possible so that full preparations can be made for your arrival in Exeter.

This page contains some useful information about Freshers’ week activities in Psychology. Please also refer to the new students’ website for information about other non-discipline specific events.

Register with the University

You must register with the University at the start of each academic year. By registering you agree to observe the University’s rules and regulations, including the payment of tuition fees and other charges by the deadlines. Most students will be asked to register online. The Registration web page can be found here:

You need to:

  • Activate your IT account.
  • On or after 23rd August 2017, use your IT details to go to the iExeter web portal and log in.
  • Follow the ‘Registration’ link.

IMPORTANT: You must register by 6th October 2017. If you have any problems registering online or your course details are not correct please contact the Student Information Desk on 01392 724724 or email

Freshers’ Week and Psychology Welcome Meeting

Freshers’ Week runs from Monday 18th September – Sunday 24th September 2017. All students are required to be on campus by Monday 18th September. If you cannot be here by this date for unavoidable reasons, you need to inform us by emailing your details to the Education team at Please include your student number and your programme of study in your email.

There will be a welcome lunch and formal welcome by Andrew Livingstone, the Director of PGT Programmes on Thursday 21st September at 12.00pm and this will be followed by various introductory talks, specific to the programme throughout the afternoon. Attendance on the 21st September is compulsory and a full itinerary of the activities can be found here Postgraduate Psychology welcome schedule September 2017 (.pdf).

Your Personal Tutor

When you register you will be able to see the name of your Personal Tutor on SRS (Student Record System).  Please make sure you make a note of this name as you will need it on the Psychology Welcome Day on Thursday 21st September. Please note that your Personal Tutor will also be your Programme Director in 2017/8. Here is a link to the staff web profiles:


Your detailed personal timetable will be available to download from iExeter from Monday 18th September. Further details about how to read this timetable can be found below here: How to understand your personal timetable (PGT) (.pdf). Teaching commences on Monday 25th September 2017.

Support for International Students

The Insessional Programme is provided by INTO University of Exeter. It offers a range of courses, workshops and tutorials to international students at the University of Exeter. It is designed to enable students to develop their academic English and provide help and support for studying in English. Further information about the INTO Insessional Programme is available here:

Key Contacts

Psychology is based in the Washington Singer building on Perry Road. You can take virtual tours, complete with 360º panoramas, to see what the campus really looks like. You can find a complete list of key contacts here ‌ but if you have any Psychology specific enquires please email or telephone +44 (0)1392 724626.

Student-Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC)

The SSLC is committed to enabling all students to communicate their views and to receiving suggestions to influence changes to our policies and procedures. To find out how to become a member of this important committee in 2017/18 see Student-Staff Liaison Committee (PGT SSLC) 2017 (.pdf).