UWS is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020, with 96% of our graduates in work or further study 6 months after graduating.
With over 120 years’ experience in higher education, UWS has four campuses in Paisley, Lanarkshire, Dumfries, Ayr. Our campuses are only a train ride away from one of Scotland’s most vibrant cities, Glasgow.
UWS has over 60 undergraduate courses based in 4 academic schools: Business & Creative Industries: Accounting, Business, Event Management, Film & Media and Performance related courses. Computing, Engineering & Physical Science: Computing, Chemistry, Cyber Security, Engineering, Forensic Science, Physics and Web Development related courses. Education & Social Sciences: Criminal Justice, Primary & Secondary Education, Psychology, Social Science and Social Work related courses. Health & Life Sciences: Applied Biomedical Science, Zoology, Biomedical Science, Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedic Science and Sport related degrees.