Main location  Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 
 Courses  Undergraduate,Master, PhD 
  • School of Applied Sciences
  • School of Arts & Creative Industries
  • Business School
  • School of Computing
  • School of Engineering & the Built Environment
  • School of Health & Social Care
 Student life   
  • Mosques in the area: Edinburgh Central Mosque
  • Edinburgh Napier University students' union


About Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a modern, ambitious and innovative university located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant historical capital.  The university has over 19,500 students, including those on-campuses in Scotland and others studying on transnational programmes abroad and online. The university unique and practical programmes are created in collaboration with industry and are taught by academics and industry professionals who are experts in their fields. This helps provide you with practical skills and insights crucial for securing graduate employment.

The university is based around its three main campuses at Merchiston (opened to students in the School of Health & Social Care and School of Applied Sciences), Craiglockhart (home to The Business School), and Sighthill (home to the Schools of Art & Creative Industries, Computing and Engineering & the Built Environment).

Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are offered in a range of subject areas: Arts & media, Business & languages, Computing, Criminology, psychology & law, Design, Engineering & the built environment, Health & social care, Life sciences, Sport & exercise sciences, and Tourism.

Why Choose Edinburgh Napier University?

The university is ranked in the top 5% of universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings) and was awarded five stars for teaching, employability and internationalisation by the prestigious QS Stars. The university is also number 1 in the UK for adding value to students (Guardian University Guide 2017) and double award winner of the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize, which recognises institutions for their internationally acclaimed research.

The university has also been acknowledged as the “Top Scottish Modern University for Marketing” by the Complete University Guide 2016 and is rated “Excellent” with 3 Palmes from Eduniversal, who rank 1000 business schools in 154 countries.

The city of Edinburgh has been a hub of culture, education, history and innovation for centuries. For students, the city creates an unforgettable experience and provides opportunities to make the most of your education.

Accommodation: Edinburgh Napier has student accommodation located at four sites in the city: Morrison Circus, Bainfield in Fountainbridge (opened 2014), Slateford Road (opened 2015) and Orwell Terrace (opened 2016). Edinburgh Napier also provides assistance to students looking to rent in the private sector. The university currently house 1500 students over 4 sites in and around the city centre. Accommodation is affordable, modern and supported by Student Accommodation team.