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University of the West of Scotland

About the University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is one of the country’s largest modern universities, and aims to have a transformational influence on the economic, social and cultural development of the West of Scotland, and beyond. Its 6 academic schools deliver a range of career-focused and professionally recognised masters qualifications.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

38% Part Time
62% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

74%

UK students

26%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

12,995 Undergraduate
2,565 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

24%

School leavers

76%

Mature students

Next open day

SATURDAY
19th

SEP2020

Postgraduate open day

With a wide variety of activities throughout the Open Day, this is YOUR opportunity to discover more about the University and its courses, and to see for yourself what it would be like to be a student at UWS.

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