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.
  • More than 95% 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.
  • Our strong links with industry mean work-related learning for the majority of our students, from internships and work shadowing to live projects and experiences abroad.
  • The Times Higher Education places us in the top 5% of world universities.
  • The Guardian University Guide 2017, which compares entry requirements with final degree awards, ranks us top in the UK for adding value to students.
  • Edinburgh Napier University has been awarded five stars for teaching and for employability by the prestigious QS Stars ratings.
  • 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).
  • We are a global community with over 4,000 international students currently studying on campus from more than 100 countries.
  • We are double award winners of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for research.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.