UWS was founded in 2007 but can trace its origins back to 1897. Born out of the industrial revolution, for 120 years we have been helping people develop their knowledge and skills to contribute to society.

With over 60 undergraduate courses on offer across a range of industries and job roles, for sure you will find the right course for the career you want.

Our students are highly satisfied with the quality of teaching and their overall experience as a student at UWS. We were rated as top in the UK for a number of undergraduate degree courses in terms of Overall Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016.

Type of Courses


Please contact us to know the scholarships and bursary options.

Student Support

The University of the West of Scotland offers a wide range of support services for the students to ensure that all student fulfil their potential, achieve their goals and enjoy their time at UWS. Some of their support includes 24/7 access to the library, personal tutor, English Language Support and many more.