Our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge, experience and confidence to succeed in in today's job market.
Postgraduate & Post-experience courses from UWS enable you to study at an advanced level, supported by expert academic.
UWS offers a range of career-focused Bachelor, Masters, and Doctoral research opportunities across six academic schools.
Every year at UWS, we welcome hundreds of international students into our vibrant and diverse academic community.
UWS considers all international academic qualifications for entry.
Information to explain you can apply and make your UWS application as smooth as possible for all our degrees.
Located just a 10-minute walk from Ayr town centre on the Craigie Estate next to the River Ayr, UWS's £81 million Ayr Campus creates a truly innovative learning environment for students.
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Our London Campus offers modern and dynamic, flexible work and learning spaces with panoramic views of London Docklands.
UWS's award-winning £110m campus in Lanarkshire opened in September 2018 and is located on the outskirts of Hamilton, in Hamilton International Technology Park.
Dumfries is UWS's smallest campus, but it is a unique multi-institution facility located within the beautiful Crichton estate.
Located in the centre of Paisley – Scotland's largest town – the campus is just 10 minutes by train from Glasgow.
Each UWS campus has a choice of accommodation on offer from University-managed flats to private rentals.
Studying at UWS is an exciting, enriching and rewarding experience, offering a wealth of opportunities.
UWS’ strategic direction is to maintain research and innovation which addresses major global challenges
Our vision is to be among the global leaders of excellent, relevant and purposeful research aligned with the UN SDG's
Our research centres, institutes, groups, are advancing research and knowledge exchange
Postgraduate Research Degrees at UWS enable you to study independently, up to doctorate level.
Find all the knowledge you need. Our internationally-renowned academics can share expertise in a wealth of topics.
Make use of our wealth of laboratories and equipment together with technical support and academic expertise on hand.
Take advantage of the professional development courses and events at UWS – or ask us to design bespoke training.
Help your business to innovate and grow through the use of a UWS Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
Our research centres, institutes, groups, are advancing research and knowledge exchange using expertise and resources from across the University to tackle the United Nations Global Goals.
Centre for African Research on Enterprise and Economic Development (CAREED)
Centre for Culture, Sport and Events
Scottish Centre for Island Studies
Protracted Crisis Research Centre
Centre for Business Innovation and Transformative Technology
Nuclear Physics Research Group
Affective and Human Computing for Smart Environments (AHCSE) Research Group
Artificial Intelligence, Visual Communications and Network Research
Construction Innovation and Built Environment Research Group
Institute of Engineering and Energy Technologies
Institute for Thin Films, Sensors, and Imaging
Research for Policy and Social Change
Schools-based Educational Research Group (S-BERG)
Centre for Research in Education
The Institute for Youth and Community Studies
Citizenship, Values and Holocaust Education Research Group
Institute of Health and Care Research
Institute of Biomedical & Environmental Health Research (IBEHR)
Institute of Clinical Exercise and Health Science
Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice