School of Computing

Edinburgh Napier’s School of Computing offers a diverse range of degree programmes that enables students to specialise in an area that will prepare them for a successful career in their chosen field. If you want to make an impact, unleash your creativity, develop your online intelligence and connect with the world in more ways than you can imagine, then this is the place for you.

More than code

The School of Computing is located at the Merchiston campus near the city centre of Edinburgh. We have over 70 academics and 1,400 students, making us one of the UK’s largest university computing departments. 

We offer students a diverse range of degree programmes in areas such as cybersecurity and digital forensics, software engineering and games development as well as computing science, business computing, digital media, sound design and creative computing.

Our ethos is to develop work-ready graduates, so we pride ourselves on our one-year work placements and study abroad options as well as our practical and industry-focused way of teaching.

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We are Edinburgh Napier's School of Computing

Digital Media Student Projects

Edinburgh Napier University's Digital Media students developed their own website to showcase their work from 2020

Best Cyber Education Programme

Our MSc Advanced Security & Digital Forensics course and the BEng Cybersecurity & Forensics course have won Best Cyber Education Programme at the Scottish Cyber Awards 2019

“My course has really helped me acquire the necessary skills and I feel as if I can do anything in the industry and feel confident in my knowledge and my own ability.”
-Maria Luque Anguita

ASDF Student Stories

Students from our MSc Advanced Security & Digital Forensics course share their experiences studying in Full-time, Part-time and Distance Learning modes.

About our school

The world of computing offers many different and rewarding career paths for you to specialise in and our School can equip you with the required skills and knowledge to succeed in your chosen career path.

Get in touch

Edinburgh Napier University
10 Colinton Road
EH10 5DT

+44 (0) 131 455 2706
soc@napier.ac.uk