• UWS embraces Curriculum for Excellence and welcomes the new Scottish National Qualifications, recognising the importance of the development of key skills, aspirational outlook, knowledge and drive to succeed. View our Curriculum for Excellence Statement in pdf.

  • Funding
    If you have been offered a place at UWS you can begin applying for funding. Do not wait to see if you get the results for a conditional offer, as leaving your application too late can delay your funding. If you do not receive the results you need to get in to UWS you can cancel your funding application easily.
  • Admissions Policy

    This Policy has been developed to provide transparency in the admissions processes and practices of University of the West of Scotland, ensuring that a quality service is given to all applicants. Our priority for admissions is to match prospective students with the programme of study that best meets their academic needs, vocational needs and individual circumstances, while ensuring that our institutional strategic objectives are met. In achieving this, we make a commitment that our approach to the admissions of students is transparent,fair, honest, consistent, accessible, personalised and timely. Read the Admissions Policy in full here.

  • Important application notes


    • All applications for full-time study are completed online through UCAS for September entry via the web-based application process. This applies to both home and overseas students, and even for advanced entry in Years 2, 3 or 4. 
    • The UWS UCAS code is U40 and all of the programmes available to study at UWS are available on the UCAS website
    • If you require guidance and help on completing your application please visit the UCAS website, or contact UCAS on 0871 468 0468. 
    • All applications are considered fairly taking into account actual and predicted grades; however the entry requirements and conditional offers will vary depending on the applicant and the particular School/Programme that you have applied for. View the UWS Curriculum for Excellence Statement in pdf.


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