Edinburgh Napier University

Student studying

About Us

We're an ambitious, innovative and inclusive university, based in the vibrant, prospering capital of Scotland. All our courses are designed in consultation with business and industry to give you the academic and practical skills to succeed.

Quick Facts

Our courses are accredited by over 100 professional bodies.

We are a global community with over 9,000 international students from more than 100 countries.


94.4% of our undergraduates are in further work or study within six months of graduating (HESA 2014).


Many of our courses have a work-placement opportunity, giving you practical skills and experience to prepare for your future career.

We have dedicated support teams to help you every step of the way, from before you arrive to after you graduate.

Our courses are flexible and can be tailored to meet your needs, wherever you are in the world.


You will have access to more than 1,600 computers and 500,000 print and audio-visual learning materials.

Edinburgh is home to four universities and over 100,000 students. Edinburgh is regularly voted the “Best City in the UK” and was named as the “fourth most beautiful city in the world” (Rough Guide 2015).

Our three campuses are equipped with cutting-edge, industry-standard facilities, including a biomechanics lab, journalism newsroom, games lab, and film, photography and music studios.

We have supported more than 250 student start-up companies in the last ten years.