University of the West of Scotland

Postgraduate Study

  • Professionally recognised courses with a practical focus.
  • 2015 saw new programmes introduced in MSc Digital Marketing, MSc Engineering Management, MSc Finance and Accountingwith CIMA, MSc International Events Management, MSc Psychology (conversion).

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

  • New programmes for 2016 include: MSc Advanced Computing, MSc Civil Engineering, MSc Information and Network Security and MSc Mechanical Engineering.
  • Subject to final validation for September 2016: MSc Advanced Thin Film Technologies, MSc Policy Analysis and Global Governance among others. Please check our website for more updates.

The 1,835 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%

Domicile

  • UK 85%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 12%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 70 384 454
Business & administrative studies 71 331 402
Education 24 342 366
Social studies 36 175 211
Computer science 38 70 108
Physical sciences 73 13 86
Creative arts & design 36 39 75
Biological sciences 36 29 65
Engineering & technology 37 6 43
Combined 0 16 16
Mass communications & documentation 0 9 9

Subject Areas

  • 2015 saw new programmes introduced in MSc Digital Marketing, MSc Engineering Management, MSc Finance and Accountingwith CIMA, MSc International Events Management, MSc Psychology (conversion).

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £3,400
Mixed £3,400
Laboratory £3,400
Clinical £3,400