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Why UWS?

With over 120 years of experience, we offer vocationally-relevant programmes. If you are looking for advice on your study options, when the exam results come out speak with our representatives in Malaysia about opportunities for UK study with University of the West of Scotland (UWS). UWS is one of the UK’s most innovative modern universities, but has over 120 years of heritage and expertise.

UWS is offically recognised as being:

  • In the top 500 universities in Times Higher Education 2019 World University Rankings
  • In the top 150 in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2018
  • A top 100 UK university and the highest ranked modern university in Scotland by The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019


  • most Bachelor degrees in education, engineering, computing, health and science are recognised by professional bodies
  • work-related/work-based learning placement opportunities
  • most master's degrees are career-focused and many carry professional recognition
  • all courses underpinned by internationally-excellent and world-class research
  • 95% of UWS undergraduates (Bachelor degree graduates) in work or further study within 6 months of graduation (DLHE 2016/17)
  • 97% of UWS postgraduates (Master degrees graduates) in work of further study within 6 months of graduation (DLHE 2016/17)
  • Top in the UK - 100% Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018 in Aircraft Engineering, Civil Engineering, Midwifery, Applied Bioscience, Childhood Practice
  • New state-of-the-art Lanarkshire Campus opened in September 2018
  • Easy travel to 4 UWS campuses across the beautiful west of Scotland (within easy reach of Scotland’s two main cities: Glasgow and Edinburgh) and 1 campus in the heart of the UK’s capital city of London
  • Around 17,000 students including 2,700 international students
  • Modern, affordable, on-campus accommodation

Don't Take Our Word For It

Degrees available for you

UWS has long and established links with Malaysia dating back to the early 1960s and we continue to welcome a growing number of students from Malaysia to study with us in our Scottish and London campuses.

With an extensive catalogue of Bachelor, Masters and research programmes (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf) designed to meet the demands of research and industry, the University continues to offer a wide range of opportunities to Malaysian applicants.

Popular Bachelor degrees

You can view our full A-Z listing of Bachelor's degrees below:

A-Z Bachelors Degrees

Computing & Creative Technologies Bachelor Degrees

  • BSc (Hons) Business Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Animation Arts
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networking
  • BSc (Hons) Computing Science
  • BSc (Hons) / MEng Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Music Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Web & Mobile Development

View our Computing & Creative Technologies courses

Creative Industries Bachelor Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Broadcast Production: Radio & TV
  • BA (Hons) Digital Art & Design (Top-up degree)
  • BA (Hons) Filmmaking & Screen Writing

View our Creative Industries courses

Early Years Education Bachelor Degree

  • BA (Hons) Childhood Studies (top-up degree)

View our Education courses

Engineering Bachelor Degrees

  • BEng (Hons) / MEng Aircraft Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) / MEng Chemical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) / MEng Mechanical Engineering

View our Engineering Courses

Nursing Bachelor Degree

  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (top-up degree)

View our health courses

Science Bachelor Degrees

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience and Forensic Investigation
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Bioscience and Zoology
  • BSc (Hons) Chemistry
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety & Health
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacy Science
  • BSc (Hons) Physics
  • BSc (Hons) Physics with Nuclear Technology

View our Science Courses

Popular Masters' degrees

You can view our full A-Z listing of Masters' Degrees below:

A-Z Masters' Degrees

Business Master's Degrees

  • MBA Master of Business Administration
  • MSc Accounting & Finance (ACCA)
  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • DBA Doctor of Business Administration
  • MSc Equality & Diversity
  • MSc Finance & Accounting (CIMA)
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Events Management
  • MSc International Management
  • MSc Iternational Marketing Management
  • MSc Leadership & Management
  • MSc Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Computing Master's Degrees

  • MSc Advanced Computer Systems Development
  • MSc Advanced Computing (Big Data / e-Health / Internet of Things)
  • MSc Cyber Security
  • MSc Information Technology
  • MSc Mobile Web Development

View our Computing Master's Degrees

Creative Industries Master's Degrees

  • MA Broadcast Journalism
  • MA Creative Media Practice
  • MA Cultural Diplomacy & International Events
  • MA Cultural Diplomacy & International Music
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MA Music (Songwriting / Sound Production / Industries)

View our Creative Industries Master's

Education Master's Degrees

Online master's courses

  • MEd Artist Teacher
  • MEd Early Years
  • MEd Enhanced Educational Practice
  • MEd Inclusive Education

View Our Education Master's & Practitioner's Study Options

Engineering & Physical Sciences Master's Degrees

  • MSc Advanced Thin Film Technologies
  • MSc Chemical Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Construction Management with Digital Engineering
  • MSc Formulation Science
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Quality Management
  • MSc Waste & Resource Management

View our Engineering & Physical Sciences Master's Degrees

Health Master's Degree

  • MSc Geronotology
  • MSc Gerontology with Dementia Care
  • MSc Health Studies
  • MSc Leading People-centred Integrated Care
  • MSc Nursing

View our Health-related Master's & Practitioner Qualifications

Life Science Master's Degrees

  • MSc Advanced Biomedical Science
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Sports Coaching

View our Life Science Master's


Social Science Master's Degrees

  • Master's in Public Administration (MPA)
  • MSc Applied Social Science
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Civil Society & Public Affairs)
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Criminal Justice & Community Practice)
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Global Social Work & Social Policy)
  • MSc Policy Analysis & Global Governance
  • MSc Psychology (conversion Master's)

View our Society Masters' degrees

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There's still time to apply for one of our career-focused Bachelor or Masters' courses starting in September 2019.

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Entry & English Language Requirements

Our Admissions team are familiar with the Malaysian education system and qualifications. If you have any questions about your application to study at UWS, please contact our Admissions team on:

If it isn’t your first language, you will need to have a good command of English to get the best results from your studies with us. All non-native English speakers are required to meet the English language criteria specified by the University.

View our English Language Requirements

UWS Representatives in Malaysia

UWS has key overseas admissions advisers who can guide you through the entire application process - from selecting a course to completing your application. Please contact one now on +91 95136 75888

In addition, we work with three educational representatives in Malaysia (details below) who can also guide you through the entire application process.

UWS official representatives based in Malaysia (A-Z)

GEN Education (M) Sdn Bhd

Unit 16.03, 16th Floor, Wisma MCA, 163, Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Telephone: +6 03 2161 5875

UWS official representatives based in UK (A-Z)

Aspire Education Services Limited

245 Whitechapel Road, (1st Floor), London, E1 1DB, UK


Telephone: +02033 026 466


Exact Solutions UK Ltd

100 Mile End Road, London, E1 4UN


Telephone: + 02077 913 404


First Tract Solutions Ltd

East London Business Centre, 93-101 Greenfield Road, London, E1 1EJ


Telephone: 0203 581 6560


The Avenger Education and Immigration Services Ltd

29 Commerical Road, E1 1LD, London, UK


Telephone: 07739 488 757


UK Study Link

2 A Heigham Road, East Ham, London, UK E6 2JG


Telephone: 02035951999

There's still time to apply for one of our career-focused Bachelor's or Master's courses starting in September 2019.

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Last updated: 06/03/2019