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At the University of the West of Scotland, we pride ourselves in our international outlook. Our dynamic and cosmopolitan community is made up of over 17,000 students from more than 70 countries across the world, adding a global perspective to UWS life.

We have forged links with educational institutions all over Europe and beyond - including our partnership network in China. We work in collaboration with these institutions to provide international exchange opportunities for students, ranging from the year-long Erasmus+ programme with our partner institutions in Europe to joint Masters courses with institutions around the world.

Below is a list of our current Transnational Education (TNE) partner institutions and information about the programmes available to UWS students.

If you are interested in becoming a partner institution with UWS, please contact the International team: international@uws.ac.uk.

European partners

 

Filmbase (Ireland)

Filmbase is a not-for-profit resource organisation for new and emerging filmmakers in Ireland. Based in the landmark Curved Street building in the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar, Filmbase has been supporting Irish filmmakers for 25 years.

Programme offered:

  • MA Creative Media Practice 

Website: www.filmmasters.ie 

Email: masters@filmbase.ie

Ecoris (France)

Ecoris is a private technical school in Chambéry, France and students are taught across 4 different teaching sites (Chambéry, Annecy, Lyon and Annemasse). The collaborative partnership with UWS is delivered at the Chambéry teaching facilities. 

Programme offered 

  •  Master of Business Administration (TBC)

Website: www.ecoris.com/ecole/ecoris-chambery 

Email: chambery@ecoris.com

Icademie (France)

Icademie is a training centre located in Aix-en-Provence in the south of France and students are taught across 4 different teaching sites (Angers, Paris, Lille and Aix-en-Provence). The collaborative partnership with UWS will be delivered at the Aix-en-Provence teaching facilities.

Programme offered 

  • Master of Business Administration (TBC)

Website: www.icademie.com

Email: contact@icademie-aixenprovence.com

IFC (France)

IFC is a private technical school in Avignon, France and is part of the IFC Group. The IFC Group has a number of training centre across France (Ales, Avignon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nimes, Perpignan, St Etienne and Valence). The collaborative partnership with UWS is delivered at the Avignon centre.

Programme offered 

  • Master of Business Administration 

Website: www.ifc.fr 

Contact: www.ifc.fr/demande-de-contact

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (Germany)

The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is an international, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation with headquarters in Berlin and the USA. The collaborative partnership with UWS requires students to undertake their first trimester of study at UWS (Paisley Campus) and their second trimester at ICD (Berlin).

Programmes offered 

  • MSc Cultural Diplomacy & International Events 
  • MSc Cultural Diplomacy & International Music 
  • MSc Cultural Diplomacy & Sport 

Website: www.culturaldiplomacy.org 

Email: info@culturaldiplomacy.org

International Business School (Hungary)

The International Business School (IBS) was the first private higher education college in central Europe and has recently been granted the status of international higher education institution by the Ministry of Education.

IBS has campuses in Budapest and Vienna and the collaborative partnership with UWS concerns the delivery of programmes at the Budapest campus.

Programmes offered 

  • BA (Hons) International Business (Levels 9 & 10) 
  • MSc Business Development 
  • MSc Tourism Management 
  • MSc Start-up and Entrepreneurship 

Website: www.ibs-b.hu

Email: info@ibs-b.hu

Roma Contemporary Music College (Italy)

The Roma Contemporary Music College (RCMC) is a private music school founded by the joint venture between Roma Rock School (the first Rock music school in Italy) and MAN - Music Academies Network.

Based in Rome, RCMC offers a wide range of music courses with the aim of training musicians for each instrument, from first principles to professional academic study.

Programme offered 

  • BA (Hons) Commercial Music (Levels 7-10)

Website: www.rcmc.it 

Email: info@rcmc.it

Talis Education Group (France )

Talis Education Group has 5 training centres located across France (Paris, Bordeux, Perigueux, Bergerac and Bayonne). The collaborative partnership with UWS will be delivered at the Bordeaux centre.

Programme offered 

  • Master of Business Administration 

Website: www.talis-education-group.com

Contact: www.talis-education-group.com/fr/contact

The Management Centre of the Mediterranean (North Cyprus)

The Management Centre of the Mediterranean is a non-profit organisation which was founded by the Cyprus Turkish Association of Managers. The partnership with UWS introduces the first UK Masters degrees in Nicosea, Northern Cyprus.

Programmes offered 

  • MA Creative Media Practice – Digital Feature 
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Civil Society and Public Affairs) 
  • MSc Policy Analysis and Global Governance 

Website: www.mc-med.eu 

Email: info@mcmed.eu

University of Angers, Angers (France)

The University of Angers have three campuses in Angers (Belle-Beille, St Serge, and Santé), and branches in the nearby towns of Cholet and Saumur. To achieve the collaborative dual award, students are required to undertake their first trimester of study at UWS (Paisley Campus) and their second trimester at the University of Angers.

Programmes offered 

  • MSc Project Management (International) 
  • MSc Quality Management (International) 

Website: www.univ-angers.fr 

Contact: www.univ-angers.fr/fr/contact.html

Partners from the rest of the world

Epitome College (Malaysia)

Epitome College is a private college located in the Subang Jaya district of Malaysia. The college is a registered tertiary higher education provider with the Ministry of Higher Education and has been operating in Malaysia for more than two decades.

Programmes offered:

  • BA (Hons) Commercial Music (Levels 9 – 10) (TBC)
  • BA (Hons) Digital Art and Design (Levels 9 – 10) (TBC)
  • BA (Hons) Film-making and Screenwriting (Levels 9 – 10) (TBC)

Website: www.epitome.edu.my 

Contact: www.epitome.edu.my/index.html

Ghana Technology University College (Ghana)

Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), formerly Ghana Telecom University College is a University that was founded in 2005 by Ghana Telecom, the national telecommunications company. GTUC is one of Ghana’s leading accredited institutions of higher learning and the UWS collaborative programmes are delivered at the Accra campus.

Programmes offered 

  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Quality Management 

Website: http://site.gtuc.edu.gh 

Email: info@gtuc.edu.gh

Hong Kong College of Engineering (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong College of Engineering (HKCE) is a professional college which was established in 1992 by a group of professional Engineers. The college focuses on providing training programmes for educational, professional and practical knowledge, and skills for industry.

Programme offered 

  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Levels 9 & 10) (TBC)

Website: www.hkceedu.org

Email: enquiry@tdpedu.org

Imperial College of Business Studies (Sri Lanka)

Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) is an educational institution in Sri Lanka. The college has two campuses, one in Colombo and the other in Kandy. ICBS provides academic and professional support and is a CIMA Premium Learner Partner and an ACCA approved Learning Partner. 

Programmes offered 

  • BA (Hons) International Business & Finance (Levels 8 – 10) 
  • MBA International Business 

Website: http://icbsgroup.com 

Email info@icbsgroup.com

Indian School of Business & Computing (India)

Indian School of Business & Computing (ISBC) is a college situated in Bangalore, India. Through the partnership with UWS, ISBC aims to create affordable and accessible education opportunities for students at the Bangalore campus. 

Programmes offered

  • Master of Business Administration (TBC)
  • MSc Mobile Web Development (TBC)
  • MSc Information Technology (TBC)

Website: www.isbc.ac.in

Contact: http://www.isbc.ac.in/contact.php 

International Skills Development Corporation (India and UAE)

The International Skills Development Corporation is a limited company that operates across the globe. ISDC is the largest ACCA-approved Learning Provider in India and the sole Platinum Learning Partner for CIMA.

ISDC courses are available in Bangalore, Calicut, Kochi & Pune (India).

Programmes offered:

  • BA (Hons) International Business & Finance (Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework Levels 8 – 10) 
  • MBA International Business & Finance 

In addition to ISDC provision in India, we are also partnering with ISDC in UAE: ISDC Global Business School (IGBS), Success Point, Ground Floor, India Trade & Exhibition Centre, Near Expo Centre, Sharjah 

Website: http://isdcglobal.org 

Email info@isdcglobal.org

Knowledge Universe (Malaysia)

Knowledge Universe provides private higher education to students in Malaysia and is a member institution of the Raffles Education Group. The partnership with UWS concerns the local delivery of the MBA programme at Knowledge Universe campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang, Ipoh, Kuantan and Johor Bahru. 

Programme offered 

  • Master of Business Administration 

Website: www.k-uni.net

Email: enquiry@k-uni.net

Nanyang Institute of Management (Singapore)

Nanyang Institute of Management (NIM) provides market relevant education and training programmes. All NIM programmes are registered and approve by the Committee for Private Education (CPE). The partnership with UWS concerns the local delivery of UWS programmes at the NIM premises in Singapore. 

Programmes offered

  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Levels 7 – 10) (TBC)
  • BA Childhood Studies (Levels 9 & 10) 
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering Management (Levels 9 & 10) 
  • BA (Hons) Marketing (Levels 7 – 10) (TBC)
  • Master of Business Administration 
  • MSc International Marketing Management (TBC)

Website: www.nanyang.edu.sg

Email: contact@nanyang.edu.sg

Olympia College (Malaysia)

Olympia College is a member of the Raffles Education Group and the main campus is situated in Kuala Lumpur with additional campuses located in Petaling Jaya, Ipoh, Penang, Kuantan and Johor Bahru. The partnership with UWS concerns the local delivery of the MBA programme at Olympia College campuses in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang and Johor Bahru. 

Programme offered

  • Master of Business Administration 

Website: www.olympia.edu.my

Email: enquiry@olympia.edu.my

Rushmore Business School (Mauritius)

Rushmore Business School is an international private tertiary education institution providing academic and professional courses to school leavers, graduates and the business community. The Business School is fully accredited and all of its courses have been approved by the Tertiary Education Commission and the Mauritius Qualifications Authority.

Programme offered 

  • BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering (Levels 7-10) 

Website: www.rbs.ac.mu 

Email: registry@rbs.ac.mu

Siberian State Transport University (Russia)

The Siberian State Transport University (STU) is one of the leading technical schools for the transport industry in Russia. STU is one of the largest scientific and educational centres in Novosibirsk, Siberia and has been officially accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. 

Programme offered 

  • MSc International Management 

Website: www.stu.ru

Email: adm@sibgarw.nsk.su

University of Seychelles (Seychelles)

The University of Seychelles (UniSey) is the primary institution of higher education in the Seychelles. UniSey has three campuses (Anse Royale, Mount Fleuri and Ma Joie) offering programmes in education, communication and technology. 

Programme offered 

  • Master of Business Administration 

Website: www.unisey.ac.sc

Email: RegistrationOfficer@unisey.ac.sc

YMCA Education Centre (Singapore)

YMCA has been offering educational courses since 1913. All programmes delivered at YMCA are registered under the Enhanced Registration Framework with the Committee for Private Education (CPE). YMCA has also successfully achieved the EduTrust Certification for their provision of quality educational services. 

Programmes offered 

  • BA International Business (Level 9) 
  • BA Tourism Management (Level 9) 
  • MSc International Management 

Website: http://ymca.edu.sg 

Email: eductr@ymca.edu.sg

Last updated: 01/01/0001