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University of the West of Scotland
Ayr Campus, University Avenue
Ayr
KA8 0SX


UWS is Scotland's largest modern university. With campuses across the West of Scotland in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley, the University occupies an integral position within Scotland's proud tradition of excellence in education.  Offering career-focused and vocationally relevant provision, UWS graduates are equipped with the relevant skills to make an immediate contribution to industry, business, public and third sector organisations

At UWS you’ll gain the know-how, skills and experience to prepare you for your future career. Our enduring links within a vast array of networks allows you to connect with industry insiders and expert opinion through a series of lectures, tutorials and seminars. Practice-based learning is facilitated by laboratory sessions and fieldwork and many courses include exciting work placement opportunities.

Fast Facts

  • Around 20,000 students
  • Campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley
  • £200 million+ investment programme underway
  • Outstanding student accommodation

World-leading RAE research ratings in: Allied Health Professions and Studies; Accounting & Finance; Business & Management Studies; Social Work and Social Policy & Administration; Education; Communication, Cultural and Media Studies.

Internationally Excellent RAE research ratings in: European Studies; Health Research Services; Physics; Metallurgy and Materials; Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences; Computer Science & Informatics; Library & Information Management.

 

AYR:

University of the West of Scotland
Ayr Campus
Beech Grove
Ayr 
KA8 0SR

T: 01292 886000

DUMFRIES:

University of the West of Scotland
Dumfries Campus
Dudgeon House
Dumfries 
DG1 4ZN

T: 01387 702060

HAMILTON:

University of the West of Scotland 
Hamilton Campus
Almada Street 
Hamilton 
ML3 0JB

T: 01698 283100

PAISLEY:

University of the West of Scotland
Paisley Campus
Paisley 
PA1 2BE

Tel: 0141 848 3000

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Student Satisfaction
Employment After Grad
Accounting
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Course Assessment
Coursework
43% of assessment by coursework
Written
57% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
88%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

51%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

84%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

76%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

66%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Adult Nursing
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Course Assessment
Coursework
50% of assessment by coursework
Written
17% of assessment by written exam
Practical
33% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
94%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

53%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

70%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

54%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

82%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

86%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Aircraft Engineering
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Course Assessment
Coursework
64% of assessment by coursework
Written
34% of assessment by written exam
Practical
2% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
82%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

56%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

73%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

73%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

80%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

80%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Biomedical Science
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Course Assessment
Coursework
64% of assessment by coursework
Written
28% of assessment by written exam
Practical
8% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

54%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

72%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

80%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

86%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

86%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Bioscience
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Course Assessment
Coursework
50% of assessment by coursework
Written
43% of assessment by written exam
Practical
7% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
96%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

75%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

84%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

76%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

92%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

80%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Bioscience and Zoology
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Course Assessment
Coursework
55% of assessment by coursework
Written
37% of assessment by written exam
Practical
8% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
90%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

70%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

85%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

70%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

80%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation
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Course Assessment
Coursework
59% of assessment by coursework
Written
31% of assessment by written exam
Practical
10% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
88%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

59%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

75%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

84%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

87%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

81%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Enterprise
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£725080%86%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
66% of assessment by coursework
Written
4% of assessment by written exam
Practical
30% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
94%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

63%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

76%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

56%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

84%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

67%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biomedical Science
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Course Assessment
Coursework
58% of assessment by coursework
Written
33% of assessment by written exam
Practical
9% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
89%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

56%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

77%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

82%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

84%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Broadcast Production
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£725070%75%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
47% of assessment by coursework
Written
4% of assessment by written exam
Practical
49% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
73%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

59%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

64%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

55%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

91%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Business
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£725091%84%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
65% of assessment by coursework
Written
15% of assessment by written exam
Practical
20% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
97%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

67%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

88%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

79%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

76%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Business
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£7250N/A85%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
65% of assessment by coursework
Written
15% of assessment by written exam
Practical
20% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Business Technology
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Course Assessment
Coursework
52% of assessment by coursework
Written
29% of assessment by written exam
Practical
19% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
82%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

63%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

82%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

82%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

93%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

79%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Business Technology
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£7250N/A90%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
52% of assessment by coursework
Written
29% of assessment by written exam
Practical
19% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Chemical Engineering
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£725095%75%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
44% of assessment by coursework
Written
42% of assessment by written exam
Practical
14% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
90%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

68%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

76%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

90%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

57%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Chemistry
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Course Assessment
Coursework
53% of assessment by coursework
Written
39% of assessment by written exam
Practical
8% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
94%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

76%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

82%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

86%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

80%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

91%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Childhood Studies
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Course Assessment
Coursework
55% of assessment by coursework
Written
32% of assessment by written exam
Practical
13% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
79%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

63%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

75%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

71%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

71%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Civil Engineering
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Course Assessment
Coursework
46% of assessment by coursework
Written
42% of assessment by written exam
Practical
12% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
100%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

70%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

96%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

81%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

85%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

85%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Commercial Music
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£725072%90%MORE INFO
Course Assessment
Coursework
64% of assessment by coursework
Written
0% of assessment by written exam
Practical
36% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
74%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

57%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

69%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

57%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

91%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

74%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Community Learning and Participation
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Course Assessment
Coursework
72% of assessment by coursework
Written
3% of assessment by written exam
Practical
25% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
79%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

63%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

75%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

71%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

71%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£7,250
Northern Ireland
£7,250
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£7,250
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)