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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 Singapore 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

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Degrees available for you

UWS has long and established links with Southeast asia dating back to the early 1960s and we continue to welcome a growing number of students from Southeast Asia 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 Singaporean applicants.

Popular Bachelor 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

Early Years Education Bachelor Degree

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

Engineering Bachelor Degrees

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

Nursing Bachelor Degree

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

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

Popular Masters degrees

Computing Masters Degrees

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

Engineering Masters Degrees

  • MSc Advanced Thin Film Technologies
  • MSc Chemical Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Construction Management with Digital Engineering
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering

Nursing Masters Degree

  • MSc Nursing (January 2019 start)

Science Masters Degrees

  • MSc Advanced Biomedical Science
  • MSc Biotechnology

More on UWS

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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
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Academic Entry Requirements

You can view our most recent information regarding Bachelor or Master's degree entry requirements for Non-EU students by clicking the links below:

Undergraduate (Bachelor) Entry Requirements

Postgraduate (Master's) Entry Requirements

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UWS Overseas Admissions Advisors

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

Last updated: 19/05/2020