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On 1st August 2007, the University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland’s biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley: the University of the West of Scotland. With over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff, the University of the West of Scotland is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland.

The university offers:

  • Wide range of academic, social and sporting facilities
  • Friendly campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley
  • Extensive range of programmes from degree and certificate level to MSc
  • Courses in business, computing, engineering and science, media, language and music, health, nursing and midwifery, social sciences and education.

The campuses offer relaxed and welcoming settings and provide a wide range of academic and social facilities to ensure our students get a well-rounded University experience. Merger brings greater sustainability and resources and helps the University of the West of Scotland to enhance the learning environment for our students.


Programs

Bachelor's degree
Art & Design Length Location
Digital Art & Design BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Animation
Computer Animation Arts BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Performing Arts
Commercial Music BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Music Technology BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Performance BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Technical Theatre & Production BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Business
Business and Finance BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Business and HRM BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Business BA Hons 1 year Paisley
Business Technology BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Finance
Accounting BAcc Hons 1 year Paisley
Human Resources
Human Resources Management BA Hons (Year 3 entry) 2 years Paisley
Management
Business and Marketing BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Marketing
Marketing BA 2 years Paisley
Computer Science & IT
Computer Networking BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Computer Science BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Computer Science BSc Hons (Sandwich) 1 year Paisley
Computer-Aided Design BSc Hons 2 years Paisley
Cyber Security
Cyber Security 4 years Paisley
Game Design & Development
Computer Games Development BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Computer Games Technology BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Web Design & Development
Web and Mobile Development BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Engineering & Technology
Engineering Management BEng Hons (Year 3 entry) 3 years Paisley
Aerospace Engineering
Aircraft Engineering BEng Hons 4 years Paisley
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering BEng Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering BEng Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering BEng Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Sound Engineering
Commercial Sound Production 1 year Paisley
Health & Well-Being
Midwifery
Midwifery BSc 3 years Paisley
Nursing
Adult Nursing BSc 3 years Paisley
Mental Health Nursing BSc 3 years Paisley
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Science and Health BSc Hons (Sandwich) 4 years Paisley
Public Health
Childhood Studies BA Hons (Year 2 entry) 3 years Paisley
Occupational Safety and Health BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Professional Health Studies 2 years Paisley
Social Work
Integrated Health and Social Care 3 years Paisley
Integrated Health and Social Care with Administration 3 years Paisley
Social Work BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Sports Science
Sport and Exercise Science BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Humanities & Culture
Society, Politics and Policy BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Psychology
Psychology BSc Hons 1 year Paisley
Sociology
Social Science BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Sports Studies & Management
Sport Coaching BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Sport Development BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Sports Coaching & Development BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Languages
English
English as a Second Language 2 years Paisley
Law
Law and Business BA 2 years Paisley
Law BA 2 years Paisley
Legal Studies BA 4 years Paisley
Criminal Law
Criminal Justice / Criminal Justice (Policing) BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Media & Communications
Film Production
Broadcast Production (TV & Radio) BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Filmmaking & Screen Writing BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Journalism
Journalism (With option in Sport) BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Science
Biology
Applied Biomedical Science BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Applied Bioscience and Zoology BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Applied Bioscience BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons) 4 years Paisley
Biomedical Science BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Chemistry
Chemistry BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Chemistry with Education BSc Hons 4 years Paisley
Forensic Science
Forensic Science BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Physics
Physics BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Physics with Education 4 years Paisley
Physics with Nuclear Technology BSc Hons (Sandwich) 5 years Paisley
Teaching & Education
Community Education BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Education BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Tourism & Hospitality
Event Management
Events Management BA Hons 4 years Paisley
Tourism Management
Tourism Management BA Hons 2 years Paisley
Master's degree
Art & Design
Arts Management
Artist Teacher (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Performing Arts
Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Business
Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Finance
Finance and Accounting with CIMA (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Human Resources
Human Resource Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Management
Leadership for Learning (Taught) 2 years Online / distance program
Leading Integrated People-Centred Care (Taught) 3 years Online / distance program
MSc International Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Project Management (International) (Taught) 17 months Paisley
Project Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Project Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Quality Management (International) (Taught) 17 months Paisley
Quality Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Quality Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Marketing
Digital Marketing (London) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Digital Marketing (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Digital Marketing (Taught) 1 year Paisley
International Marketing Management MSc (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Computer Science & IT
Advanced Computer Systems Development (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Advanced Computer Systems Development (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Advanced Computing (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Advanced Computing (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Internet of Things (IOT) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Internet of Things (IOT) (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Smart Networks (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Smart Networks (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Cyber Security
Cyber Security (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Cyber Security (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Data Science & Analytics
Big Data (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Big Data (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Information Technology
Information and Network Security (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Information and Network Security (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Information Technology (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Information Technology (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Web Design & Development
Mobile Web Development (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Mobile Web Development (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Engineering & Technology
Advanced Thin Film Technologies (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Advanced Thin Film Technologies (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Biotechnology (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Biotechnology (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Engineering Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Engineering Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Engineering
Formulation Science (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Formulation Science (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Chemical Engineering (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Civil Engineering (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Construction
Construction Management with Digital Engineering (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Construction Management with Digital Engineering (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Mechanical Engineering (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Health & Well-Being
Gerontology/Gerontology with Dementia Care (Taught) 3 years Online / distance program
Health Studies (Family Health) (Taught) 3 years Online / distance program
Midwifery
Midwifery MSc 3 years Paisley
Nursing
Adult Nursing (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Advancing Practice (Nursing/Cancer and Palliative Care) (Taught) 1 year Online / distance program
Mental Health Nursing with Registration (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Public Health
Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Neonatal/Child/Adult) (Taught) 15 months Paisley
Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Neonatal/Child/Adult) (Taught) 3 years Paisley
E-Health (Taught) 2 years Paisley
E-Health (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Global Primary Care Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Global Primary Care Management (Taught) 3 years Online / distance program
Mental Health and Education (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Mental Health and Education (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Mental Health Practice (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Mental Health Practice (Taught) 1 year Online / distance program
Social Work
Career Guidance and Development (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies (Taught) 22 months Paisley
Critical Youth and Community Studies (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Critical Youth and Community Studies (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Social Work (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Humanities & Culture
Political Science
Cultural Diplomacy and International Events (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Cultural Diplomacy and International Music (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Cultural Diplomacy and International Sport (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Policy Analysis and Global Governance (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Policy Analysis and Global Governance (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Psychology
Psychology (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Psychology (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Sociology
Applied Social Science (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Applied Social Science (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Sustainable Development
Waste and Research Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Waste and Research Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Media & Communications
Digital Media
Creative Media Practice (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Creative Media Practice (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Film Production
Filmmaking (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Filmmaking (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Journalism
Broadcast Journalism (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Public Relations
Masters in Public Administration (MPA) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Science
Biology
Advanced Biomedical Science (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Advanced Biomedical Science (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Forensic Science
Forensic Mental Health (Taught) 3 years Online / distance program
Teaching & Education
Enhanced Educational Practice (Taught) 2 years Online / distance program
Early Childhood Education
Early Years (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Special Education
Inclusive Education (Taught) 1 year Paisley
TESOL
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Tourism & Hospitality
Event Management
International Events Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
International Events Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Tourism Management
International Tourism Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
International Tourism Management (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Transport & Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Doctorate / PhD
Business
Business Administration
Doctor of Business Administration (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Doctor of Business Administration (Taught) 3 years Paisley
Graduate diploma / certificate
Art & Design
Arts Management
Artist Teacher (Taught) 18 months Paisley
Business
Management
Managing Respiratory Disorders (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Managing Respiratory Disorders (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Project Management (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Project Management (Taught) 18 months Paisley
Quality Management (Taught) 18 months Paisley
Quality Management (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Computer Science & IT
Data Science & Analytics
Big Data (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Big Data (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Information Technology
Information and Network Security (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Engineering & Technology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Health & Well-Being
Acute and Critical Care (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Acute Mental Health Care (Taught) 9 months Online / distance program
Midwifery
Neonatal Nursing (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Nursing
Specialist Practitioner (District Nurse) (Taught) 2 years Online / distance program
Public Health
Childhood Practice (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Mental Health Practice (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Public Health Nursing (Taught) 2 years Online / distance program
Sexual and Reproductive Health (Taught) 6 months Paisley
Unscheduled Care (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Social Work
Child Protection (Taught) 1 year Online / distance program
Contemporary Drug and Alcohol Studies (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Palliative Care (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Humanities & Culture
Political Science
Cultural Diplomacy and International Events (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Cultural Diplomacy and International Music (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Psychology
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Personality Disorder (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Media & Communications
Journalism
Broadcast Journalism (Taught) 32 weeks Paisley
Teaching & Education
Coaching and Mentoring (Taught) 18 months Paisley
Education (Secondary) (Taught) 9 months Paisley
Higher Education Practice (Taught) 18 months Paisley
PGDE (Secondary) French (Graduates only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE (Secondary) German (Graduates only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE (Secondary) Spanish 1 year Paisley
PGDE Primary (Graduates only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Art) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Biology) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Chemistry) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (English) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Mathematics) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Physical Education) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
PGDE Secondary (Physics) (Graduates Only) 1 year Paisley
Early Childhood Education
Early Years (Taught) 2 years Paisley
Early Years (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Primary Physical Education (Taught) 1 year Paisley
Special Education
Inclusive Education (Taught) 1 year Paisley
TESOL
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Taught) 1 year Paisley

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