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.


There are a number of different scholarships available to help reduce the cost of studying at Edinburgh Napier University.

Find scholarships.

Visits in your country

We regularly travel overseas to meet students and attend exhibitions so that we can tell you more about studying at Edinburgh Napier University.
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Web chats

We'd love to chat to you more to answer any questions you have about studying and living in Edinburgh. 

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Student life

What I like most about Edinburgh Napier University is the vast opportunities that are opened for everyone. There are several open channels to do more and to be more.

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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