University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of Scotland’s most innovative modern universities. With 5 campuses (4 campuses in the heart of the west of Scotland and 1 campus in the central London), and home to some 19,900 students, UWS is Scotland’s highest ranking modern university (source: The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2019).

UWS is a truly international university. We have over 140 European partners, 32 Chinese partners and 25 transnational education partners and our student body contains some 3,500 international students, drawn from over 140 countries worldwide.

We deliver a wide range of career-focused and professionally-recognised Bachelor (BA, BAcc, BD, BEng, BSc and MEng), and Masters (MA, MBA, MEd, MSc) degrees as well and research (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf) degrees in subject areas as diverse as Nursing to Nuclear Physics, and Cyber Security to Psychology and 95% of our undergraduates and 96.6% of our postgraduates are in work or further study, six months after graduating from UWS (source: HESSA 2016/17).

UWS makes a transformative impact on people’s lives and is significant contributor to the Scottish economy, both in terms of revenue and employment.

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