Edinburgh Napier University

The Business School

The Business School for empowerment, enterprise and employability for all

We offer a truly international community of practice

With us, you can enjoy the opportunity to achieve your full potential, whether on campus in Edinburgh or from your home, wherever that may be in the world. 

Everyone who studies or works with us benefits from the help of our expert academic staff and our active engagement with many industry partners, whether as an undergraduate or post-graduate student, or in some form of continuous professional development.

Our Top Rankings

  • We are a top 5 UK modern university for Accounting and Finance (5th of 52) - The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • We are a top 10 UK modern university for Marketing (10th of 46) - Complete University Guide 2020
  • We are a top 10 UK modern university for Law (6th of 49) - The Guardian Guide 2020
  • We are a top 15 UK modern university for Business Studies (13th of 59) - The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • We are first in the UK for student satisfaction in Human Resource Management - National Student Survey 2019
  • We are in the top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in Finance (8th of 78) - National Student Survey 2019

Read more about our Industry Links.

Our Staff

Many of our academic staff engage in consultancy and contract research activities and are committed to developing and applying their expertise across a range of applied themes. They maintain close links with industry, through professional body memberships, Knowledge Transfer Programmes, and both Placement and Live Project module supervision. This extensive range of professional experience is drawn upon in teaching.

An increasing percentage of our staff are also involved in research projects and research supervision, with research and scholarship underpinning our programme development activity

Read more about our Staff.

The Impact Factor

The Business School is focused on being of real value to practitioners and is home to cutting-edge research that addresses real world challenges.

Our Vision is to be ‘The Business School for empowerment, enterprise and employability for all’, as our Dean, Gail Boag, explains in this video.