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University of the West of Scotland is the ideal study destination for those interested in pursuing a career in science or sport.

With an emphasis on research and a focus on practical experience, with industry placements, the University’s science and sport courses are designed to offer the right balance; ensuring that students are work-ready upon graduation.

The University’s School of Science and Sport delivers flexible, practice-led, professionally recognised courses developed in collaboration with its industrial, professional and educational partners. These working partnerships enable its students to have a real impact on the world of work across the globe.

Students are central to everything that the School of Science and Sport does as is highlighted by the fact that 92% of the graduates from the School are in work/further study six months after graduating and the School’s Overall Satisfaction score in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) was 90.2%.

The School of Science and Sport offers flexible, career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses across biological sciences, biomedical, environmental management, chemical sciences, earth sciences, and sport, health and exercise.

The University’s biomedical science options are popular options with prospective students and in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) UWS scored 96% for Student Satisfaction in the University’s Bioscience related subjects.

We are committed to ensuring our students have a first-rate university experience and our courses are the ideal choice for any prospective students interested in a career in either science or sport.
Julie Edgar, Dean of the School of Science and Sport

Julie Edgar, Dean of the School of Science and Sport, also said: “Our programmes have been developed in collaboration with industrial and educational partners – this input, along with our extensive research and consultancy expertise, helps positively shape students learning experience, putting them in an enviable position when entering the job market.