Edinburgh Napier University

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The media and creative industries are constantly evolving and expanding in scope, so let’s concentrate on getting you ready. Our courses give you both in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience. You’ll come away with all the technical and creative skills and practices you need to get ahead. And thanks to our industry focus you could follow in the footsteps of some of our graduates who work for Sky, STV and shows like Outlander.

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    Our industry-relevant training will prepare you for a career in the film, media and creative sectors in Scotland and around the world.

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    Our journalism degree courses are one of the longest established and most prestigious in the UK.

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    Our partnership with STV2 offers valuable work-based learning opportunities. 

    Facilities

    We want you to be work-ready when you graduate. So our courses give you access  to specialist facilities with industry-standard equipment. These include everything from  professional level radio, TV and photography studios to editing suites and Mac laboratories. We ensure you will have  the right tools at your disposal to put your creative thinking into action.
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    • Journalist
    • Screenwriter
    • Researcher
    • TV Producer
    • Production Designer
    • Cinematographer
    • Editor
    • Sound Designer
    • Curator
    • Picture Editor
    • TV Presenter
    • Video Archivist
    • Content Editor
    • Multimedia Manager
    • Film Producer 
    • Freelance Photographer
    • Photo Journalist
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    Nothing comes close to hands-on learning. Which is why we use our wide network of industry contacts to find students work placements in their chosen field. For example, our partnership with STV2 gives students opportunities for work placements on live and recorded shows.

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    Studying abroad provides a unique opportunity to develop your studies while embarking on a rich cultural exchange. 

    We have excellent links with universities worldwide. 


    From student to Sky Sports

    David Tanner was 17 years old when he first arrived at Edinburgh Napier in 1989, gaining an HND in Journalism.

    He went on to spend 18 years in front of the camera as a presenter for Sky Sports and returned to his old university to complete his MA Journalism postgraduate degree.

    Watch our video to hear David talk about his time at Sky Sports and why he thinks the educational experience he gained at Edinburgh Napier has made him a better journalist.