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Edinburgh Napier University

219 Colinton Road Edinburgh Edinburgh View map


Helping people get the careers they love is what we do. Yes, we’ll teach you the vital theories and facts. But we know that’s not enough to succeed. The future holds jobs and opportunities we can’t even imagine right now. You will have to be entrepreneurial, adaptable and resilient.

We help give you those skills by surrounding you with expert academics with plenty of industry contacts and experience. This is why so many students choose to study with us:  

  • More than 95% of our graduates are in work or further education within six months of graduating (HESA 2015/16).
  • 88% of our undergraduate students have the opportunity to undertake a work related experience as part of their course (2016/17).
  • Located in Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest arts festival. Edinburgh is a buzzing, multicultural city, yet feels small, welcoming, safe and perfect for undergraduate life. Read more about Edinburgh.
  • Industry –led learning and lecturers with strong links to business.
  • Our volunteering hub works with local and international charities to match you up with a placement that will give you skills and a buzz from knowing you’re making a difference.
  • Careers advisors and mentors to help give you a head start when you graduate.
  • Our in-house business incubator, Bright Red Triangle, has supported more than 450 student start-up companies since 2004, and can help you launch your own business too.
  • We have one of the Top 20 Value Added scores according to The Guardian Guide 2018, which compares the qualifications that students entered with to the ones they graduate with.
  • We’ve got students from over 140 countries so you’ll gain a worldwide network of friends and future business contacts.
  • Modern, central and value-for-money student accommodation.

    Purpose-built facilities

    We teach you using fantastic facilities and equipment including:

    • NHS hospital simulation wards
    • A replica digital news centre including broadcasting booths
    • A four-lab sports and exercise science suite with the largest environmental chamber in Scotland
    • Specialist engineering labs including use of industry modelling software and a heavy structures lab
    • Specialist computing labs for Cisco networking, computer games development, wireless systems, and Linux and Microsoft technologies
    • Purpose built life-sciences labs with a confocal microscope, histology suite and real-time polymerase chain reaction suite
    • 3 Learning Resource Centres, including a 500 seat computing centre at our Merchiston campus open 24/7 (during trimesters 1 and 2)
    • Top-ranked IT resources. We’re ranked 2nd in the UK for students agreeing that our IT resources supported their learning (National Student Survey, 2017)

      Our undergraduate degrees

      We offer undergraduate degrees across a wide range of areas: 

      ·         Accounting and Finance

      ·         Acting

      ·         Biosciences

      ·         Business and Management

      ·         Computing

      ·         Criminology, Psychology and Sociology

      ·         Design

      ·         Engineering

      ·         English

      ·         Film, Journalism and Media

      ·         Health and Social Care

      ·         Law

      ·         Marketing and Sales

      ·         Music

      ·         Nursing and Midwifery

      ·         Sport and Exercise Sciences

      ·         Tourism, Hospitality and Festival & Events Management

      ·         Vet Nursing...

University Highlights

Total students - 11,403


International students - 3,551


Total faculty staff - 524


Total students - 11,403


International students - 3,551


Total faculty staff - 524


Undergraduate Program

2,000 - 4,000
16,000 - 18,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
18,000 - 20,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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