Engineering & the built environment

At Edinburgh Napier, we know you need to hit the ground running. 

In the next 20 years, the world will spend more than $100 trillion on buildings, transport and infrastructure. 

Our courses are accredited by those who define industry standards, which means we make sure you graduate ready for anything.

What will you build?

Our courses

We offer a range of construction, surveying and engineering degree courses, preparing you with all the skills you'll need beyond graduation.

Through our research and teaching we look at the technical and social context of communities. We are working to develop new methods and standards that optimise the sustainable performance of the buildings and communities that we live and work in.

Undergraduate courses
Postgraduate courses

Our courses are accredited by:

The School of Engineering & the Built Environment

Prefer to study off campus?

We have courses that you can study entirely online, perfect for learning in your own time - whenever suits you.

Royal recognition for timber research

Edinburgh Napier University has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its internationally acclaimed work in timber engineering, sustainable construction and wood science. This is the second time we've picked up this prestigious award.

Winner of the Queens Anniversary Prize

Join the Built Environment Exchange

Being exposed to Classrooms for Malawi has benefited my development, I look at challenges completely differently now. Nothing is impossible.

Rory Doak

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Graduate

Help us with our next big breakthrough

With Edinburgh Napier, you'll embark on research that makes an impact. We have research partnerships with 45 countries and annually over £20 billion of UK buildings infrastructure incorporate results from our applied research.

We also host the CIAT Centre of Excellence in Architectural Technology and are home to the Institute for Sustainable Construction, Transport Research Institute and Engineering Research Group.

Our experts are constantly embarking on new research to discover the newest information and solutions. Read more about their current research here.

Equality of opportunity is essential to everything we do

We hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and are also the home to Equate Scotland who make a positive difference for women in science, engineering, technology and the built environment.

You get to mix with international students from all over the world, which is a privilege.

Merchiston Campus

10 Colinton Road
EH10 5DT

0131 455 2412

Partner with us

Whether you need to collaborate on a ground-breaking project, exchange knowledge and expertise, or develop new programmes and fund research, we're the perfect partner.