University of the West of Scotland
Paisley | West of Scotland
Ucas code: U40
What students say about this university621 comments (178 students)
The uni is disorganised, they frequently lose work which has been submitted to be graded. Also lecturers are often late and...
The uni is disorganised, they frequently lose work which has been submitted to be graded. Also lecturers are often late and show up with unprepared lessons and sometimes can't even answer questions about their own subject from a second year class.×
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The workload is more than bearable, the only words I can think of is 'very easy'. The challenge is minimal and the feedback...
The workload is more than bearable, the only words I can think of is 'very easy'. The challenge is minimal and the feedback basic, therefor, expect a very slow level and pace of development. The access to film and recording equipment, as well as professional standard studios is excellent. The Major bonus of the Filmmaking & Screenwriting course is that it is focussed on creativity, meaning that there is lots of folio work, short films, scripts and stories to hand in, with no exams. You really are given creative freedom in you projects and style, but as mentioned, don't expect much return on help with personal development.×
I usually have class maybe 2 or 3 days a week, so it's more self-study than actual teaching in my opinion. Most of what I've...
I usually have class maybe 2 or 3 days a week, so it's more self-study than actual teaching in my opinion. Most of what I've done so far for my course has been really interesting and actually relates to the course. However, some of the lecturers I've had don't really know how to teach the material that is needed for exams and course work. Assessments vary, it goes from exams to class tests to essays to lab reports.×
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How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction87%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students15,555
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate86%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time23%
of students are part-time
Male / Female63%
of students are female
Young / Mature30%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK9%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction52%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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