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University of the West of Scotland

UK UK

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THE World Ranking: 501

Overview

Overview

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) was formed by the merger of the University of Paisley and Bell College. It is Scotland’s biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. With more than 18,000 students and 2,000 staff members, the university offers an extensive range of programmes, from degree and certificate level to MSc programmes. The university has seven academic schools: Business; Computing; Education; Engineering and Science; Health, Nursing and Midwifery; Media, Language and Music; and Social Sciences. UWS was ranked second in the UK for social inclusion and in the top 100 for teaching quality, research quality and graduate prospects by The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. The university shapes the economic, cultural and social development of the west of Scotland by providing top quality higher education complemented by innovative research.

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Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

111 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

0.34% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
Source: THE

501

OVERALL SCORE

38.1%

TEACHING

18.4%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

79.2%

INDUSTRY INCOME

35.4%

RESEARCH

14.5%

CITATIONS

74.5%

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR
LIVING COSTS

£7,200

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

£8,415

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR

UNDERGRADUATE

£15,220

POSTGRADUATE

£15,050

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