School of Business & Creative Industries

School of Business & Creative Industries

Our professionally-focused business & creative industries courses have a truly international outlook that will equip you to succeed in different organisations.

Programme Recommendation

Human Resource Management (HRM)(MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The MSc in Human Resource Management has been designed in response to developments within the HRM sector and can lead to professional accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Business & Management (PgDip)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

This course will help improve your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level and prepare you for the next step in your academic career.

Tourism Management(BA Hons) (3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

The BA Tourism Management programme is a progression route for those with a HND in a tourism related subject and is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in one of the most exciting global industries.

Business & Human Resource Management(BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Become a human resource management professional with our BA Business & Human Resource Management programme.

Business (BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

Launch your career in business with the University of the West of Scotland’s BA Business degree programme.

International Management (MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Our MSc International Management is designed to help you build a career in management where an understanding of global contexts and issues is becoming increasingly important. The MSc will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and conceptual skills to work in environments requiring high levels of international managerial competence. International guest lecturers and case studies will help you better understand the international contexts of management.

Social Science(BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

The UWS BA (Hons) in Social Sciences focuses on the central themes of social justice, power and inequalities.

Community Education (BA Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

Train to become a professionally qualified Community Educator with our BA Community Education degree.

Finance and Accounting with CIMA (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Developed in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Finance & Accounting MSc prepares you for a successful career in finance and accounting, working at home or overseas in various business environments.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)(MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

The MBA programme is supported by its own virtual learning environment – the MBA Online World which provides access to MBA core text and allows students to study online with their peers.

Performance ( BA Hons)

Campus:Ayr Campus

Harness the power of performance with UWS’s BA Performance programme. This programme is designed to help you become a creative, critical thinker who’ll make a positive impact in the workplace.

Digital Marketing (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Digital Marketing course gives you an opportunity to build a successful career in this fast-growing global sector.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management course provides you the opportunity to study all aspects of logistics and supply chain management, covering the range of activities associated with the efficient flow and storage of goods, services and related information. It equips you with the specialist knowledge and training to design and manage effective logistics and supply chain systems, creating managerial opportunities in the public and private sectors.

Accounting (BAcc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

The BAcc Accounting provides thorough training for a career in accountancy - including financial and management accounting, taxation and audit.

Law (BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BA (Hons) Law covers a wide range of legal subjects so that you are skilled in advising organisations on how to comply with their legal obligations and prepares you for success in legal or law-related settings.

New Media Art (BA Hons) (3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Ayr Campus

The BA (Hons) New Media Art helps you discover and develop your artistic practices through diverse platforms from illustration, moving image, animation, multimedia, sound art, live performance etc. and prepares you to become a leading creative practitioner.

Journalism (BA Hons) (3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Ayr Campus

UWS’s BA Journalism will teach you everything you need to know to become a savvy, multimedia-skilled journalist and reporter. Learn the skills to drop the latest breaking news story.

International Events Management (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The MSc International Events Management was designed to meet the sector's demand for talented, capable practitioners and will prepare you for a successful career in events management at home or abroad. It enables you to develop your practical, strategic and conceptual understanding of the events sector within local, national and international contexts.

Events Management (BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Fancy learning about the important role events have in society and the skills required to plan and stage events to run like clockwork? Then UWS’s BA Events management programme is designed to take your knowledge and skills to the next level.

Business & Marketing (BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BA Business & Marketing programme will provide you with the specialist skills and knowledge to excel as a marketing professional, giving you a competitive edge in the graduate employment market.

Broadcast Journalism(MA)

Campus:Ayr Campus

Our accredited MA Broadcast Journalism course will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge, understanding and other attributes expected of professional broadcast journalists at the start of their careers. The course is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council, which represents the broadcast industry including the BBC, ITN, Channel 4 and Global Radio.

Creative Media Practice(MA)

Campus:Ayr Campus

Our MA Creative Media Practice is ideal for those from various disciplines as well as industry professionals wishing to broaden their creative skills, knowledge and experience. This is a flexible MA suite of modules which will allow you to build up a strong portfolio of high-quality creative work across your chosen areas of practice.

Filmmaking & Screen Writing(BA Hons)

Campus:Ayr Campus

UWS's BA Filmmaking & Screen Writing will help you develop the essential creative, critical and professional skills required to work in cinema, TV and related industries.

Broadcast Production: TV & Radio(BA Hons)

Campus:Ayr Campus

UWS’s BA Broadcast Production: TV and Radio degree will prepare you for success in the broadcast industry.

Commercial Music (BA Hons)

Campus:Ayr Campus

The BA (Hons) Commercial Music programme will assist you in developing the critical skills to secure a role in the ever-evolving commercial music industries.

Business & Finance(BA Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Get your career in business off to a flying start with UWS’s BA Business & Finance programme.

Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries)(MA)

Campus:Ayr Campus

Our MA Music framework provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research and enterprise that is strongly aligned to: Songwriting, Production and Music industries. The master's will deepen your expertise in the authorship, production and distribution of popular music.

Filmmaking (MA)

Campus:Ayr Campus

Our Screen Skills accredited MA Filmmaking programme provides a stimulating, supportive and professional environment in which you can freely yet rigorously develop your unique voice and develop the skills to transform dreams into cinematic realities.

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