Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier is a modern, professional and innovative University. With nearly 18,000 students, we are now one of Scotland’s biggest universities. They attract more than 5,000 international students from over 100 different countries.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (23)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (10)
Arts, Design & Architecture (8)
Computer Science & IT (7)
Engineering & Technology (7)
Medicine & Health (6)
Social Sciences (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Education & Training (2)
Humanities (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
  • Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative
  • Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

About

History

Now home to over 19,500 students from over 140 countries, the university first welcomed 800 students as Napier Technical College in 1964. However our story goes back to the time of John Napier, the brilliant 16th-century mathematician and philosopher from whom we take our name.

Education

This university develop students through our personalised learning and links to industry and find solutions to societal problems through our research. Find out more about the University and how you can help us create a better future.

Research

Edinburgh Napier comprises six schools with an international focus, each committed to growing our academic reputation, delivering an excellent personalised student experience and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship.

When you come to Edinburgh Napier University, you’ll study at one of our six specialist schools:

    The Business SchoolSchool of Applied SciencesSchool of Arts & Creative IndustriesSchool of Computing School of Engineering & the Built EnvironmentSchool of Health & Social Care

Career

The future of their students is very important to them. From the moment you arrive they'll help you prepare for your chosen career. They provide career advice and support throughout your time at Edinburgh Napier to realise your potential, broaden your horizons and hone your skills.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
601
2017
601
2016
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
801
2017
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2016
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Services

Housing services

Edinburgh Napier currently houses 1500 students over 4 sites in and around the city centre. Their accommodation is affordable, modern and supported by a dedicated team of University staff.

Library services

As an Edinburgh Napier student you’ll have access to:

    over 200,000 print and audio-visual learning and research materials;more than 32,000 full-text ejournals and magazines on and off campus;84,000 eBooks, which you can read online;our search tool for books, eBooks, online articles and requests;a mix of quiet and silent study areas for individual and group work.

ICT services

On campus you’ll have access to more than 1,600 PCs and 200 Macs. 

You'll also have access to

    free WiFi and a fast, secure internet connectionspecialised software packagesdevices for printing, scanning and copyinglaptop loan servicespecialist hardware, software and equipment for loan by students with additional support needs.

Medical services

At Edinburgh Napier they don't just teach you the theory. We go beyond the classroom, teaching you in NHS simulation wards to give you the skills and confidence to master your vocation in a supportive environment. This means that as soon as you leave us you're ready to start changing lives. 

Student Life

Campus life

They have three distinct campuses across Edinburgh with excellent facilities to meet your needs. You’ll be based primarily in one campus depending on your course choice, but you’re welcome to explore all our locations and use the facilities at each:

    Craiglockhart; Sighthill; Merchiston; Screen Academy Scotland.

Sports facilities

[EN]GAGE is our state-of-the-art sports facilities, open to members, students, staff and the public to provide a fitness experience that's fresh, invigorating and fun.They have modern sports facilities including a fitness suite and flexible sports hall which are available to use. You can book our hall for a variety of sporting activities such as football, netball, trampolining and wrestling.

Student clubs

Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) is your students’ union, and all Edinburgh Napier University students, part time or full time, are members of it. 

ENSA is YOURS, STUDENT-LED, DEMOCRATIC, INDEPENDENT, DIVERSE, REPRESENTATIVE, ACTIVE, CARING, A PROVIDER OF VOLUNTEERING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES, A FRIENDLY FACE.

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom