UWS continually reviews, redevelops and augments its course portfolios. This section provides information about potential new course proposals which are undergoing validation and approval procedures. All are intended to commence in September 2018. Please contact us for more information or check back for updates.
This MSc will be unique in Scotland; designed with input from equality and diversity professionals. The programme will be relevant for both those coming to the subject from a professional perspective and for those studying for interest. The core theme of the programme is around developing, and being able to demonstrate, critical awareness of equality and diversity within the existing legal framework.Find out more
It is anticipated that the MSc in Sports Marketing & Promotion will have enormous value and relevance to graduates involved both in the promotion of sport (health sciences, sports development, sports coaching) and to those coming from a sports business and sports studies background (sport management, recreation management, sport studies). The course will offer collaboration across a wide range of subject specialisms delivering unparalleled subject expertise and there will be opportunities for collaboration with a wide range of industry partners.Find out more
This PgCert is designed to give you complete flexibility to shape your learning experience in taking your skills in Conference Management to the next level. The programme is supported by the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) and is designed as an individual exit award or you can use it as a stepping stone to allow you to integrate with other CPD offerings and further MSc study.Find out more
The MSc in Leadership & Management will focus on developing your leadership skills and teaching you how to be at the helm in today’s challenging times as an effective, engaging leader. Exploring established theories of leadership is a key element of this programme, but you will also explore cutting edge research in areas such as organisational strategy and change. The course will offer you opportunities to network with potential employers and tap into their knowledge of the latest practices in the industry. The programme also has close affiliation with Chartered Management Institute (CMI).Find out more
These courses are a result of working in partnership with the CIPD to deliver an innovative combination of academic and professional study. As a student on one of these courses, you will appreciate that there can no longer be a neat divide between the worlds of business and education, and you will learn how to embrace this change. The courses will have close affiliation with the CIPD and, following accreditation, CMI, and there will be collaboration with a range of other programmes creating a diverse learning journey.Find out more
The Cert HE in Digital Learning Design has been designed for complete flexibility to allow working professionals to focus on the application of digital learning in the workplace, drawing on their own work experience and practices. It will cover the fundamentals of online learning design, user experience, online learning networks, e-assessment, and applying technologies for learning.Find out more
Our MSc Sports Coaching will be delivered by experts with extensive experience in sports research. You will develop your conceptual and theoretical understanding in the field of sport coaching and learn practical skills in a range of scientific disciplines and critically reflect upon contemporary principles and practices in sports and coaching.Find out more
The BA (Hons) Social & Creative Practice degree is the first in Scotland to immerse students in interdisciplinary research from day one. You will be introduced to the key ideas, arguments and techniques across our diverse areas of expertise, including social science, creative writing, and drama - and empowered to develop and apply your skills outside the university walls.