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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, speak with our international admissions advisors 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.

Officially recognised by Times Higher Education in 2018 as being in the top 3% (top 500) of universities worldwide and in the top 150 universities under 50 years of age and have a growing number of international partners.


  • most Bachelor degrees in education, engineering, computing, health and science are recognised by professional bodies
  • work-related/work-based learning placement opportunities
  • most Masters degrees are career-focused and many carry professional recognition
  • all courses underpinned by internationally-excellent and world-class research
  • New state-of-the-art campus opening 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
  • 96% of UWS graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating (HESA performance indicator 2016/17)
  • Top in the UK - 100% Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017 in Civil Engineering, Engineering Management, Physics and Physics with Nuclear Technology

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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

There's still time to apply for one of our career-focused Bachelor courses starting in September 2018 or Masters courses starting in September 2018 or January 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
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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

There's still time to apply for one of our career-focused Bachelor courses starting in September 2018 or Masters courses starting in September 2018 or January 2019.

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Last updated: 18/07/2018