At Edinburgh Napier, different fee levels apply depending on which course you are studying. To find out the exact fee for your course, please visit the relevant course listing and view the Fees option. There you'll see the fees for Home / EU students, students from the rest of the UK, and for overseas students. If you're unsure whether you're a Home / EU or Overseas student, check our fee classification page for more information.
We offer a 10% discount to our alumni on the cost of a taught postgraduate degree course. Check out our Funding database for more details.
All fees are reviewed annually and are likely to increase in subsequent years, at least in line with inflation.
The fee that you will see on your course page are per annum for each year of your course.
The fee that you will see on these course pages are per 20-credit module. The number of modules that you will study depends on the award that you wish to achieve:
|Graduate Certificate (Grad Cert)
|Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) / Graduate Diploma (Grad Dip) / Higher National Diploma (HND)
|Diploma of Higher Education (Dip HE)
|Degree (BA, BSc, BEng, LLB)
| Postgraduate |
|Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MDes, LLM, MBA)
||6 modules + dissertation worth 60 credits|
Some part time courses give modular exemptions for previous study and vocational experience - advice is available during application.
Tuition fees are payable annually in advance. Before coming to the University you should make sure that you have the means to pay the fees or have made the necessary arrangements with a Research Council or other sponsor.
Fee rates for research postgraduate students starting in 2012/13 are as follows:
*Please note: the fees above do not apply to DBA students. For information about DBA fees, contact the programme leader Dr Janice McMillan.
Coming from England, Northern Ireland & Wales
From September 2012, UK students from outside Scotland starting undergraduate courses will be asked to pay higher fees than previously at Scottish universities, in line with changes in England and Wales.
At Edinburgh Napier you will pay tuition fees of £6,630 per year - a total of £26,520 if you study for four years. This is the equivalent of paying £8,840 per year for a three-year degree in England or Wales. Or if you meet the criteria to join us in second year (or choose to leave after three years with an ordinary degree) you will pay only £19,890 in total.
More info about funding for English students is available at Directgov, for Northern Irish students at Student Finance NI, and for Welsh students at Student Finance Wales.
Paying your fees
If you are domiciled in the UK or EU you can apply to have your tuition fees paid for you. At Edinburgh Napier we offer a range of bursaries and other funding, including income-based bursaries for students from the rest of the UK.
The University requires confirmation of arrangements to pay tuition fees prior to or at matriculation.
If you experience any difficulties with paying your fees, please speak to us as soon as possible for advice and assistance.
How to pay
Option 1: Nominate a sponsor to pay your fees
If your fees are being paid for you by someone else (including a government award body) you must provide evidence of sponsorship or award at matriculation so that an invoice can be issued to the named person or organisation.
Paying fees is the responsibility of each student, so if your sponsor withdraws financial support or does not pay all or part of an invoice you will have to pay the full amount to us.
Option 2: Pay in full
Students who are paying their own fees, or being funded by a sponsor not detailed on the Funding page, will pay their fees directly to the University. If you are studying 40 credits or less per trimester then payment must be made in full.
When you matriculate you can pay by cash, cheque, direct fund transfer, or most credit / debit cards.
By post: Send your cheque, in pounds sterling, made payable to “Edinburgh Napier University (Fees)” with your matriculation number clearly printed on the back to: Finance Services, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN, Scotland.
By phone: Call Finance Services on +44 (0) 131 455 6240 / 6343 / 6005.
By direct transfer of funds: Please use the following details to make a funds transfer through your bank.
Bank name: Royal Bank of Scotland
Bank address: 206 Bruntsfield place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DF, Scotland, UK
Account name: Napier University
IBAN / BIC / SWIFT code: RBOSGB2L
Account number: 00261075
Sort code: 83-18-25
Option 3: Set up a payment plan
Students who are paying their own fees, or being funded by a sponsor not detailed on the Funding page, will pay their fees directly to the University.
You can choose to pay by setting up a recurring card payment plan at www.napier.ac.uk/epay using a credit or debit card. This must be set up prior to or at matriculation.
If you are starting your course in September, you may choose one of the following three payment plans:
- 50% at enrolment and balance in January
- Three payments in October, January and March
- Six monthly payments from October until March
If your course starts in January, the following payment options are available to you:
- 50% at enrolment and balance in May
- Three payments in February, May and July
- Six monthly payments from February until July
The University offers a tuition fee payment plan option for Indian students receiving Education Loans. See the India page for information.
If you have any questions about fees, your fee status or paying your fees please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0131 455 6120.
Find out more about our funding to help you pay your fees.