Learning environment: School of Applied Sciences

Learning and teaching

At the School of Applied Sciences, we are pioneering projects that will make you more employable after graduation. We have excellent graduate employment rates and are committed to empowering women in science and society. You’ll also have opportunities to study abroad or get a placement in an industrial lab.


Sighthill is home to our [EN]GAGE sports facility. With a fitness suite, fitness classes, a sports hall and fitness consultations, we offer modern equipment and facilities to provide a fitness experience that’s invigorating, flexible and fun.


Life science research in Edinburgh is among the best in the world. Across the city, researchers are making a difference in areas such as biotechnology, animal welfare and bio-infomatics.

As well as Edinburgh Napier there are specialist science parks around the city home to cutting-edge life science companies’ collaborating with global organisations on new technology and improving lives.

With the strongest economy in the UK outside London and regular awards for being the best city in the UK, Edinburgh is a great place to live, work and study.