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High-value and high-quality education offer

Devon provides a high-value and high-quality education offer and could provide the qualified and motivated workforce you need for your business. With key sectors already here and continual upskilling of the workforce, moving to Devon could give your business the boost it needs.

Home to 27,000 FE students in 2020, spread across our world-class and outstanding universities and colleges, including:

Exeter University

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.

Plymouth University

With national specialisms in marine research and engineering, digital technologies, robotics and geographical science, Plymouth University is leading innovation in these areas.

Exeter College

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.

Supported by Devon County Council