We are delighted that you are considering applying to study at the University of the West of Scotland.
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If you are ordinarily resident outside the UK you might find our step-by-step guide for international students useful.
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. The qualifications below must have been gained within two years of the start of your course.
General English language requirements at UWS: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
For our research degrees (MRes, MPhil, PhD, DBA, DProf), applicants are required to have an IELTS score as follows:
Equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements have the option to study one of our preparatory and pre-sessional English courses. The UWS courses available are: