UWS Clearing 2022




BA (Hons)


4 years full-time, typically 6 years part-time


Lanarkshire, Paisley


September 2022



About the course

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

Developed in partnership with business and industry leaders at the forefront of their profession, this degree will equip you with the skills and attitude to meet the challenges of a stimulating career in business.

You can also tailor this programme to suit your interests and career goals, with a number of optional modules available throughout the course of your study.

Whether you are interested in enterprise and entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, economics, law, or human resources, this programme provides the opportunity to learn many important business disciplines.

  • Whether your aim is to start and run your own business or to work for leading national and international organisations, the BA Business will open up endless opportunities for you.
  • This degree has been developed in partnership with business and industry leaders to ensure you graduate with the desired skills and experience that employers are looking for.
  • It combines a broad base of learning, with the flexibility to tailor your degree in subsequent years to align with your own interests and career goals.
  • On completing the BA Business, you can apply for part- exemptions from Chartered Management Institute (CMI) exams – saving you money and helping you gain further qualifications more quickly.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Closed

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCC (63 UCAS Tariff points)
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) plus GCSE English Language
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4 @ HL)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to Humanities BBB
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM in related subjects*

* considered on an individual basis

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB (144 UCAS Tariff points) including English
  • A levels: BBB (120 UCAS Tariff points) including English
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Business or Business Management or Administration & IT or Event Management or Events or Travel & Tourism or other related subjects
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM in related subjects*

* considered on an individual basis

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Business or Business Management or Administration & IT or Event Management or Events or Travel & Tourism or other related subjects
  • City of Glasgow College DipHE: Business

Further Information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students – including information on tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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