Home to 27,000 FE students in 2020, spread across our world-class and outstanding universities and colleges, including:
A top 15 and Russell Group university. The University’s world leading ‘One Planet MBA programme’ is developing business leaders with the knowledge, skills and the understanding required to create the businesses of the future.
With national specialisms in marine research and engineering, digital technologies, robotics and geographical science, Plymouth University is leading innovation in these areas.
An Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated College which has been voted the No. 1 further education institution in the UK twice in the past decade.
Exeter Maths School
No.1 Maths school in the South West. Sponsored by Exeter College and Exeter University providing opportunities for young people with a talent in Maths, Physics, Programming and Engineering.
- Two medical schools, one attached to each of Exeter and Plymouth universities.
- 110 high quality secondary comprehensive schools.
- 15 independent schools spread throughout the County.
Third highest concentration of Apprenticeships in the UK. Leading apprenticeships are available in high quality opportunities within health, engineering, digital technologies, pharmaceutical science, civil engineering, law and finance.
Employment and skill levels are above the national average, with higher than average skilled trades employment and apprenticeships.
Complementary centres of excellence in engineering, environmental science, marine, digital technologies, climate, agritech, sustainability and clean technologies.