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The University of The West of Scotland applies entry requirements to its postgraduate programmes, to ensure that students are well-suited to their chosen course and can achieve their academic potential. Applicants can be expected to be assessed on their academic qualifications, but may also need to consider their professional experience or the quality of their interview performance and portfolio submission.
For example, students applying to the MSc in Advanced Computer Systems Development will need to have an undergraduate honours degree at 2:2 level or above, in a subject such as IT or computing. Three or more years of industry experience or equivalent professional qualifications will also be considered.
Applicants for the MA in Creative Media Practice should demonstrate an undergraduate honours degree at 2:2 level or above, or those with equivalent qualifications and experience.
Students applying to the PhD in Life Sciences will typically have an honours degree at 2:1 or first-class level, in a relevant subject area.
Entry requirements for course at UWS may change over time, so consulting the university website before applying is recommended.