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Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Studying at the University of the West of Scotland

Colin Fyfe


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Scotland

  • Population >5m

  • 1of 4 nations of UK

  • Devolved parliamentary democracy

  • British Pound (£)‏

  • Technology, Finance, Whisky, Tourism, Oil and Gas


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Overview

  • Formed in 1897

  • Degrees, Masters, MPhil, PhD

  • Over 100 undergraduate and 30 postgraduate degrees

  • 18,000 students

  • £160 million investment programme

  • Four campuses – Paisley, Ayr, Hamilton & Dumfries


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Paisley Campus

A dynamic & contemporary environment

  • around 10,000 students

  • new £1m Employability Centre

  • £9m investment in facilities

  • cutting edge Student Union

  • located in the heart of Paisley’s town centre

  • 10 minutes from Glasgow International Airport with Easyjet

  • 30 minutes from Prestwick International Airport with Ryanair

Courses cover:

business, computing, social sciences, creative industries, engineering, science, languages, health, nursing and midwifery


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Ayr Campus

A dynamic & contemporary environment

  • around 3,500 students

  • 10 minutes’ walk from centre of town

  • facilities include Digital Radio Station; Cinema; TV Studios; Music Studios;

  • Students’ Union & Halls of Residence

  • plans for a new £75milion campus, creating one of Scotland’s most modern learning environments

Courses cover:

Media, Language and Music; Education and

Nursing.


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Why UWS?

  • Strong career focus

  • Collaboration with industry & commerce

  • Applied research & consultancy expertise

  • Significant investment in campus facilities

  • Established and innovative degrees

  • International, innovative, inclusive

  • Strong commitment to high quality teaching

  • Friendly and supportive environment


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

3 Faculties

  • Science and Technology

    • Computing

      • Creative Technologies

        • Multimedia

        • Web Design

        • Animation

        • Games Design

        • Music Technology

      • Computer Science

        • Computer Science

          • Computing

          • Business Technology

          • IT


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

School of Computing

Business Technology

Information Technology

Information Systems

Computing Science

Software Engineering

Computing

Internet Technologies

Computer Networking

Multimedia

Computer Games

Computer Animation

Advanced Computer Systems Development

macromedia


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

3 Faculties

  • Business and Creative Industries

  • Health, Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Business

Accounting

Business Studies

Economics

Logistics

Finance

Tourism

Enterprise Studies

Events Management

Management

Law

Marketing/International Marketing

Corporate Real Estate Management

Human Resource Management

Information Management


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Engineering and Science

Biological Sciences

Chemical Sciences

Engineering:

Civil,

Chemical,

Mechanical,

Design,

Product Design,

Motor Sport,

CAD

Physics

Sports

Quality


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Media, Language and Music

  • Broadcast Production

  • Commercial Music

  • Corporate Media

  • Digital Art

  • Filmmaking

  • Journalism

  • Languages

  • Music Technology

  • Performance


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Structure

  • Trimesters

  • Holidays

  • 3 modules per trimester

  • 6 taught modules over academic year

  • Combination of lectures, tutorials, laboratory, personal study

  • Combination of exam and continuous assessment (essays, projects, group work)‏


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Support for Students

  • Student Support:

  • School Office/Personal Tutor

  • English Language Support

  • Residential Accommodation Unit

  • Centre for Learning & Teaching

  • Finance Department

  • Corporate Marketing

  • Student Administration

  • Library

  • Student Services:

  • International Student Advisor

  • Financial help & advice

  • Counselling & Welfare

  • Careers Guidance

  • Chaplaincy

Choose UWS/2009


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Funding Available for EU Students

  • Erasmus

  • Students Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)‏

    • To qualify students must enter into the third or fourth year of a full time degree course & plan to graduate from the University of the West of Scotland

    • SAAS funded Postgraduate places available each year


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Accommodation

  • University Halls of Residence – self catering flats with 4-6 people sharing also private accommodation for 4 people sharing

  • University flats available around the town

  • Application deadline – 30 June 2009

  • No guarantee of University accommodation


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

University Summer School

Free summer study is available at the University during Trimester 3

Modules from Computing, Science, Engineering and Business

Business English also available

Summer School will run from mid July until August 2009 (6 weeks)‏

Tuition free – students only pay a package price for accommodation

Modules & full details still to be confirmed

(Full details will be forwarded when available)‏


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Application Process


Studying at the university of the west of scotland colin fyfe

Contact Details

Colin Fyfe

School of Computing

Tel: 0141 848 3305

Fax: 0141 848 3542

E-mail: [email protected]

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