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UWS and Vietnam

University of the West of Scotland has well established links with Vietnam and we currently have over 80 students from Vietnam studying a range of courses at UWS.

With an extensive catalogue of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes designed to meet the demands of research and industry, the University continues to offer a wide range of opportunities to Vietnamese applicants.

We also have a partnership with Kent International College in Ho Chi Minh City in which KIC students from certain programmes may articulate onto designated UWS programmes.

Please contact international@uws.ac.uk for more information.

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Vietnamese Community at UWS

There is an established community of Vietnamese students at UWS who play an active role in many of the University’s social societies and sports clubs. This means that as a student at UWS, you will have the opportunity to meet people from your home country as well as making new friends from Scotland and other parts of the world.

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Entry & English Language Requirements

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

Our Admissions team are familiar with the Vietnamese education system and qualifications. If you have any questions about your application to study at UWS, please contact us at international@uws.ac.uk

Undergraduate Entry Requirements for Year One

  • A Level and IB as detailed in the Undergraduate prospectus
  • 5 out of 10 on completion of the Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate) plus a Foundation Programme
  • Successful completion of the first year of a Vietnamese University degree with GPA of 7.0 out of 10 (Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc) may be considered for Year One entry
  • Bachelor degree with a score of less than 7.0 (Bang tot nghiep dai hoc)

Undergraduate Entry Requirements for Year Two

  • College Diploma/Associate Degree or Vocational College Diploma/Vocational Associate Degree

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

Applicants must have completed:

  • Bachelor degree (Bang tot nghiep dai hoc) with a GPA of 7.0 out of 10 (considered comparable to British Bachelor Degree Ordinary)
  • Taught Masters degree, considered comparable to British Bachelors degree (Honours) (Thac Si)

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.

You can find more details here. 

View our English Language Requirements

How to apply

We are keen to provide as much information as possible that will help you in making your application to UWS. Below are specific notes depending on whether you are applying for one of our Bachelor (BA, BAcc, BD, BEng, BSc) degrees, Master (MA, MBA, MEd, MSc) degrees or Research (MRes, MPhil, PhD) degrees.

Applying for our Bachelor degrees

If you are applying from a non-EU/EEA country for entry to one of UWS's undergraduate degree courses, and have not applied already via UCAS, or have not applied to another UK university, then you may apply through our online application system.

International candidates applying through one of our recognised partners or agents for a full-time undergraduate degree course at UWS can also apply using our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying to study at undergraduate level at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Master degrees

Applying to study a postgraduate taught course at University of the West of Scotland is a simple process through our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate taught course at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Research degrees

Applying to undertake a postgraduate research degree at University of the West of Scotland

is a simple process through our online application system. To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate research degree at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

UWS in Vietnam

We are keen to meet with students from around the world who are interested in studying at UWS. Our international team and official representatives can provide information and advice on a one-to-one basis, helping you to make informed decisions on your studies.

The University has a global network of official representatives who can provide information, advice and support in choosing your university and making an application.

We have the following approved official representatives in Vietnam:

UKEAS www.isc-ukeas.com/

SI:UK www.studyin-uk.vn

Dong Thinh Overseas Consultancy www.dongthinh.co.uk

Meet Us in Vietnam

As well as being able to chat to one of our official representatives in Vietnam throughout the year, our international team regularly travels overseas to meet students and to attend exhibitions and events. If you are interested in meeting one of our representatives to learn more about studying at University of the West of Scotland, please email international@uws.ac.uk.

Last updated: 29/08/2019