University of West Scotland (UWS)

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University of West Scotland (UWS) is situated at High St, Paisley PA1 2BE, United Kingdom in Paisley.

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Bachelor of Arts in English
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
  • Rs. 1497000 (Annually)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
  • Rs. 1497000 (Annually)
Aircraft Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences

University of West Scotland (UWS) - UWS

Paisley Campus is the largest of the four UWS campuses. Located in the centre of Scotland’s largest town – Paisley – a few minutes’ walk from Paisley Gilmour Street train station, with frequent services to nearby Glasgow and Ayrshire, the campus is lively and urban.  The campus occupies over 20 acres and is home to teaching, lecture rooms, workshops and laboratories, as well as a library, Students’ Union and some student accommodation. It is a dynamic and contemporary environment, with around 10,000 students offering a range of courses and research opportunities in business, computing, social sciences, engineering and science, and health, nursing and midwifery. Their £13.2 million Paisley Campus student residence opened in September 2012, offering stunning new accommodation on campus. 336 en-suite rooms, including 13 accessible rooms are available.

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Why join University of West Scotland




9 Type Courses Available

  • 4 UG Courses
  • 5 PG Courses


  • Paisley Campus is the largest of the four UWS campuses.
  • Former UWS Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Seamus McDaid CBE, received an Honorary Doctorate from UWS at its graduation ceremony on 21 November 2013 at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, Paisley.
  • 94% of UWS graduates in work or further study within 6 months of graduating.
  • Top in the UK for student satisfaction in a range of subjects (National Student Survey 2015).
  • 91% of students who participated in the survey stated that they would recommend UWS to a friend or relative (National Survey of Student Engagement 2015).

University of West Scotland (UWS) Placements

Work placement opportunities, which vary in duration, but tend to commence in February or early summer, are offered to students studying in the Schools of: Business and Enterprise Engineering and Computing Science and Sport Media, Culture and Society Education* Health, Nursing and Midwifery* Ideally work placements would be in the west of Scotland area, particularly Glasgow, Hamilton, Ayr and Dumfries, but other locations nationally and internationally might be of interest too. Additionally, we are very interested in hearing from you if you have any job opportunities for our graduates or students on a part time basis.


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