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University of the West of Scotland

UWS is a modern university with origins dating back to 1897. Its degrees will give students a global outlook, preparing them for the best international opportunities available.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,972 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 63%
  • Part Time 37%

Domicile

  • UK 73%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 50 740 790
Business & Management Studies 50 730 780
Education 70 440 515
Social Work 5 225 230
Computer Science 55 60 115
Librarianship & Information Management 50 35 85
Other 0 80 80
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 60 60
Sociology 25 25 50
Sports Science 50 0 50
Communication & Media Studies 25 5 35
Marketing 0 30 30
Geography & Environmental Science 15 10 25
Materials Technology 10 10 20
Music 0 20 20
Chemical Engineering 0 15 15
Geology 15 0 15
Biological Sciences 5 10 15
Mechanical Engineering 0 10 10
Politics 0 10 10
English 0 10 10
Civil Engineering 0 5 5
Social Policy 5 5 5
Accounting & Finance 5 0 5
Chemistry 5 5 5
General Engineering 0 5 5
Law 5 0 5
Physics & Astronomy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the website for details of available postgraduate scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Please refer to the university website for details.