South Africa

Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from South Africa.

Entry requirements


Students would be eligible to apply if they have completed the National Senior Certificate (NSC) with an overall grade 4 or above.

Our courses


Students will be eligible to apply if they have gained a Bachelor (Honours) degree or Bachelor Professional Degree with 2:2 or 60% or above.

Our courses

English language

Students who are applying to an undergraduate programme are required to have achieved Senior Certificate English Grade C/5 or above. 

Students applying to a postgraduate programme are not required to take an English language test like IELTS, as long as the bachelor degree was taught and examined in English and completed within the last two years.

Our local representatives

We have agents and international officers representing Edinburgh Napier University in Africa and around the world.

Student life

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Why choose Edinburgh Napier?

We'll give you the skills and practical experience to take you where you want to go. 

More than 95% of our undergraduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2014/15) thanks to our industry-focused courses, excellent facilities and student support.

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