One of Scotland’s largest modern universities with its origin dating back over 100 years, the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has proud tradition of excellence in education for diverse range of courses strongly linked with business, industry and the public sector.
The University has six academic schools which deliver a range of career-focused and professionally recognised Bachelor and Masters qualifications, as well as research degree opportunities: School of Business and Enterprise; School of Education; School of Engineering and Computing; School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery; School of Media, Culture and Society; School of Science and Sport.
UWS degrees such as Education, Chemical Engineering, Journalism, broadcast production have come top in Scotland in the Student National Survey (NSS) 2014. In Complete University Guide league table subject rank for Sociology – 4th, Civil Engineering – 5th in Scotland & Education - 6th. UWS diverse range of courses and strong links with business, industry and the public sector offer a bright future for international students seeking a competitive edge.
UWS Schools of Business, Creative and Cultural Industries, Computing, Science and Social Sciences all offer short work-based learning modules embedded within the curriculum. The benefits of these different types of workplace experience include: boosting confidence, improves commercial awareness and business acumen, builds people skills such as communication, problem-solving, team work and self-management, improves knowledge about your skills, strengths and abilities, opportunity to network and build up industry contacts, turns students’ theoretical knowledge into practical experience.
All work-based and placement learning is supported by academic staff and student support services. Students have designated Placement Co-ordinators, Academic Tutors or Education Guidance Advisers, as well as information and support from a range of student services within the Student Link, including the Careers and Employability Service and Enabling Support.
Offering career-focused and vocationally-relevant provision, UWS graduates are equipped with relevant skills to make an immediate contribution to industry, business, public and third-sector organisations.
A history in educating, teaching and research modernised for the 21st century students and just 10 minutes away from the Glasgow International airport connecting the University of the West of England (UWS) with the rest of the world.
Tier 4 Sponsor, Higher Education Institution (HEI)
Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research
Sept / January (Direct Entry), June/July (with Pre-sessional)
Paisley, Ayr, Hamilton, Dumfries, London
Education, Nursing, Engineering, Business, Health Sciences, Media
Well-equipped library services at all four campuses; Wi-Fi access spots in residences and on campuses; Microsoft Campus Agreement allows students access to the latest Microsoft products for use on personal computers, on or off campus; Screening space, Performance Suite, TV Studios, Radio Studios, Rehearsal Rooms, Radio Station; Career Service; Student Sports Centre; Student Societies
CMI, IBM, VMware, SDS, Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, Alzheimer Scotland, NHS, NMC, Athena Swan
94% of students in work or further study
Best innovation in education â€“ Mental Health Nursing Forum, SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries) design award winner, Innovation and Collaboration award winner in Scottish E-Assessment Awards, Gold medal winner in Commonwealth Games â€œGame Changer Awardsâ€, Shortlisted Times Higher Education â€“ community contribution, The first Scottish university to receive a UNICEF Baby Friendly award for a public health nursing programme
Willie Rennie, Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats; Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific; David Sneddon, Winner of Fame Academy; Majid Haq, National Cricketer, Scotland.
At UWS, industry accredited, career focused courses prepare students for the working world. Students gain competitive edge by developing non-academic skills, soft skills and chance to increase earn
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