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UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND - [UWS], GLASGOW, SCOTLAND

Glasgow, ScotlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1897Established Year
  11161Enrollment

University of the West of Scotland Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

As per the Times Higher Education (THE) Survey 2017, the University of the West of Scotland has been placed in the top-3% universities in the world and in the top 200 universities under 50 years. Furthermore, it has been recognized as the 4th most improved university in the UK (THE Survey 2015-16).

About 93% of the graduates recommend UWS to their known ones. UWS has topped in the UK for 100% student satisfaction in subjects like Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, Physics, and Physics with Nuclear Technology.

Highlights 

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Graduate Job Rate96%
Major Investment£81 million (campus infrastructure)
Cost of AttendanceAbout £17,000
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramClassroom and Online
Intake MonthsSeptember and January

University of the West of Scotland Courses, Campus and Accommodation 

  • About 60+ undergraduate and 80+ postgraduate courses are offered across multiple disciplines.
  • The University has 5 campuses based at Ayr, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, Paisley and London.
  • On-campus accommodation is available in form of student residences and flats with process starting at £89 per week.

University of the West of Scotland Admission Process 

  • Application: Applications for UG courses have to be submitted through Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Applications for the PG courses can be made online at uws.ac.uk/study.
  • Application Fee: The UCAS application fee is £19 and £24, respectively, for choosing 1 and 5 courses.
  • Application deadline: The last date to apply for UG courses is January 15, 2019. There is no fixed deadline for PG courses, however, the international students are recommended to apply 1 month prior the course start date.
  • General requirements: Translated academic transcripts, official degree certificate, mark sheets.
  • Additional requirements: ID proof (Birth certificate or passport copy), references, personal statement, English proficiency test scores, research proposal (if applicable), and work experience (if any).
  • English Proficiency Test:
English TestMinimum Scores Required
IELTS6.0 (UG) 6.0 (PG taught) 6.5 (PG research)
TOEFL IBT78
CAE/CPE176
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in EnglishSE II with Pass
PTE Academic54

University of the West of Scotland Cost Tuition Fee 

The annual tuition fee for a variety of courses are given below.

Level of StudyNon-EU Tuition Fee
UG Class based£12,000
UG Lab based£14,000
PG taught (Class based)£12,600
PG Taught (Lab Based)£14,600
PG Research (Class based)£12,600
PG Research (Lab based)£14,600
PG Research (Lab based) (CEPS)£15,900

University of the West of Scotland Scholarships 

The University offers wide range of scholarships to international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, such as:

  • UWS Global Scholarships: A total of 120 scholarships worth £1,500 each are awarded to PG students securing 69% and above in Diploma/Bachelor’s.
  • The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme: It is a joint scholarship scheme offered by DfID and the University of West Scotland to students from Commonwealth nations. The scholarship covers the tuition fee, monthly expenses, return flight tickets, thesis grant, study travel grant and warm clothing allowance.
  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships: Scholarship worth£8,000 is offered to PG Master’s students attending 1-year full time programmes in the subject areas of: Science, Technology, Creative industries, Healthcare & Medical Sciences, Renewable & Clean Energy.
  • Postgraduate Fee Offer: TheUWS undergraduate students wishing to continue Master’s studies with UWS are offered rebate of 10% on the tuition fee.

Additionally, the international students may seek childcare allowances and funding via other channels like trust funds and scholarships.

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University of the West of Scotland Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population11161
Average Cost of Attendance$13,388 / Year

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,449 / Year
Post Graduate Program$13,388 / Year
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