Why choose Edinburgh Napier University

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.
  • 95.1% of our students are in work or further study six months after graduating (HESA 2014/15).
  • 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.
  • 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 dedicated support teams to help you every step of the way, from before you arrive to after you graduate.
  • Many of our courses have a work-placement opportunity, giving you practical skills and experience to prepare for your future career.
  • Our courses are flexible and can be tailored to meet your needs, wherever you are in the world.
  • We have supported more than 350 student start-up companies in the last ten years.
  • 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).
  • Edinburgh Napier University has been awarded five stars for teaching and for employability by the prestigious QS Stars ratings. 
  • We are double award winners of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for research. 

We are internationally recognised

In the recent QS Stars international university rankings, the quality of our teaching, internationalisation and employability were all officially recognised, with the University scoring five stars in each category.