Why choose the University of the West of Scotland?
If you choose to follow a course of study at the University of the West of Scotland (known as UWS) then you will be attending a university that was ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education and which also featured in that publication’s top 200 Young Universities.
The Times and Sunday Times’ Good University Guide for 2018 ranked the University of the West of Scotland as one of the top 100 in the UK and as the top-rated Scottish university for quality of teaching experience in Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering, Civil Engineering, General Engineering and Mechanical Engineering; and also, in Education and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism. UWS was also rated as top Scottish university for teaching quality for Physics and Astronomy. UWS prides itself on providing not only high-quality, career-relevant education but also for carrying out world-quality research. In fact, the University of the West of Scotland had half of its research submissions rated either excellent or world-leading by the Research Excellence Framework. Its vocational degree courses feature extensive industrial and professional input to help its graduates better find employment when they graduate.
University of the West of Scotland – Entry Requirements
The University of the West of Scotland has slightly differing entry requirements depending on the individual course; consult the UWS website for further details. The same is also true for the English language requirement. Discover the details at Find out more about English language entry requirements at UWS. Remember that you will have to prove the standard you have achieved by providing the relevant certificate when you complete your application form. You will also have to provide a signed Academic reference on headed paper, a CV in English, a copy of your passport and visa and, in some circumstances, proof of funding. Another requirement is your personal statement, in which you should explain why you have chosen UWS, why you chose your course and the nature of your career plans and how studying at UWS will help you further these plans.
University of the West of Scotland – How to Apply
Once you are sure that you meet the entry requirements of the University of the West of Scotland, then please fill out the form opposite and we will send you the online application form. Please note that we are the official agent of UWS and we process your application completely FREE.
University of the West of Scotland – Scholarships and Funding
You should remember that the Scottish Government does not provide funding for international students who are studying in the country; however, students at the University of the West of Scotland do have access to several incentive schemes and scholarships. The UWS Anniversary Scholarship provides 120 scholarships, each worth £1,500 to full-time, self-funding, full-fee-paying students. The applicants should be those who have achieved academic excellence, such as 65% in their examinations for undergraduate applications, or 69% of undergraduate examinations for those applying for a postgraduate scholarship. Progression scholarships are also available to self-funding, full-time international students who have maintained an overall score of 69% across their study modules and have an 85% attendance record. To check if you are eligible for the scholarship, please call 02077904894 for further details.