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Edinburgh Napier University

About Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a modern, ambitious, innovative and public university in Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant historical capital. It is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with nearly 13,000 students including almost 4,000 international students from over 100 countries making it a truly international University with 31 % of students coming from overseas. University and has three main campus located across Scotland’s capital city.
Sighthill Campus is home to the Schools of Life, Sport & Social Sciences and Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, providing a modern, purpose-built premier teaching and learning facility. Merchiston Campus houses the Schools of; Arts & Creative Industries, Computing and Engineering &  ..

Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh Napier University
URBAN
Estd
1964
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
January/February/March 2023

About Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a modern, ambitious, innovative and public university in Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant historical capital. It is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with nearly 13,000 students including almost 4,000 international students from over 100 countries making it a truly international University with 31 % of students coming from overseas. University and has three main campus located across Scotland’s capital city.
Sighthill Campus is home to the Schools of Life, Sport & Social Sciences and Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, providing a modern, purpose-built premier teaching and learning facility. Merchiston Campus houses the Schools of; Arts & Creative Industries, Computing and Engineering &  the Built Environment Craiglockhart Campus is home to the University’s Business School and features acoustically advanced lecture theatres and multimedia language labs.

Edinburgh Napier offers a huge variety of industry relevant undergraduate degrees and more than 100 postgraduate courses, with taught and research opportunities. Its unique and practical programmes are created in collaboration with industry and are taught by academics and industry professionals who are experts in their fields. This helps provide you with practical skills and insights crucial for securing graduate employment.  The strong links with industry mean work-related learning for the majority of the students, from internships and work shadowing to live projects and experiences abroad. Edinburgh is a vibrant place to live with four universities that attract over 100,000 students. Scotland's inspiring capital deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful locations in the world and tops the list of European cities where people I would most like to live. The city of Edinburgh has been a hub of culture, education, history and innovation for centuries. For students, the city creates an unforgettable experience and provides opportunities to make the most of your education. The University is the largest UK provider of higher education in Hong Kong and has further transnational educational partnerships in China, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Singapore and Switzerland.

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Students Students Faculty Ration
10,360 2,225 31% 20:3

Notable Alumni

  • Lynsey Sharp – athletics.

  • Catriona Shearer – BBC broadcaster.

  • Carol Kirkwood – BBC weather presenter.

  • Gordon Smart – Scottish journalist and radio DJ.

  • Mark Robertson – rugby player, Olympic silver medallist.

  • Chris Paterson – rugby player.

  • Robyn Love – wheelchair basketball player and Paralympian.

  • Rory Douglas-Speed – actor and star of Hollyoaks.

  • David Eustace – photographer and University Chancellor. 

Post Graduate

MA Film
Tution Fees
£15,945
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BEng (Hons) Cybersecurity & Forensics with Pla..
Tution Fees
£14,170
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Publishing with Placement
Tution Fees
£15,945
Duration
 1 Year ( Placement 2 Years) 

Post Graduate

MA Journalism
Tution Fees
£16,685
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc International Human Resource Management
Tution Fees
£16,075
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MSc Clinical Exercise Science
Tution Fees
£15,945
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BEng/BEng (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engin..
Tution Fees
£16,425
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) International Tourism Management With La..
Tution Fees
£14,170
Duration
 4 years 

Under Graduate

BMus (Hons) Music with Placement
Tution Fees
£16,425
Duration
 4 years 

Post Graduate

MSc Wildlife Biology & Conservation
Tution Fees
£17,370
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

MFA Playwriting
Tution Fees
£14,060
Duration
 2 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Marketing with Festival & Event Management
Tution Fees
£16,075
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BSc/BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology
Tution Fees
£16,425
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Accounting
Tution Fees
£14,170
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc Business Management (Marketing and Sales)
Tution Fees
£16,075
Duration
 1 Year (January enrollment: 18 months) 

Post Graduate

MSc International Festival & Event Management
Tution Fees
£16,075
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BSc/BSc (Hons) Games Development with Placement
Tution Fees
£14,170
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

BA (Hons) Criminology with Placement
Tution Fees
£14,170
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MSc International Heritage & Cultural Tourism ..
Tution Fees
£16,075
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BSc (Hons) Marine & Freshwater Biology (Advanc..
Tution Fees
£16,425
Duration
 4 Years 
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English language requirements:

Undergraduate Courses

If you have 70% or higher in English in the Indian HSC Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard)
exam, you may be considered for an undergraduate study without a further English test on a case-by-case basis.              

Postgraduate Courses

You should have 70% or higher in English in the Indian HSC Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard) exam and have completed an undergraduate degree taught and examined in English within the past 2 years. If you graduated more than 2 years ago, we will consider your application on a case-by-case basis. If a student's first language is not English, they will need to provide evidence of their English language abilities. A number of English language tests are accepted, all which need to have been taken within 2 years of the course start date.

The 3 main tests and their requirements are: 

IELTS: overall score of 6.0 with no individual component scores of less than 5.5
TOEFL Internet Based Test: overall score of 80 with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing. 
Pearson’s Test of Academic English: overall score of 56 with a minimum of 51 in each component.

Undergraduate Courses

  • To apply for bachelor’s courses, you should have completed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with overall 60% or above in the Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard) exam.

  • Advanced entry to year two students with grades over 75% and above in year 12 of CBSE, ISC and State Education boards across India may be offered a year 2 entry. Specific subject requirements may apply.

Postgraduate Courses

  • You will be eligible to apply if they have gained one of the following:

  • A bachelor general / pass (3 year) degree with 60% or above

  • A bachelor special / honours degree (3 year) with 55% or above

  • A bachelor degree (4 year) in a professional subject with 55% or above

For MBA (1 year) the requirements are:

  • A bachelor general / pass (3 year) degree with 55% or above plus two years' work experience

  • A bachelor special / honours degree (3 year) with 55% or above plus two years' work experience

  • A bachelor degree (4 year) in a professional subject with 55% or above plus two years' work experience

For MBA (Leadership Practice) (2 years) the requirements are:

  • A bachelor special/honours degree (3 year) with 60% or above

  • A bachelor degree (4 year) in a professional subject with 55% or above

Accommodation for International Students

  • The university does not guarantee housing. However, it tries to accommodate all international students. 1st year undergraduate students are given priority. 

  • Edinburgh Napier’s accommodation comprises self-catering flats with single bedrooms, shared kitchen and living room facilities and Internet access. It also offers twin rooms and studio bedroom options. The university’s accommodation is located in the city centre with all campuses located close to the centre – all campuses are easily reached by public transport. 

  • International students are spread throughout the accommodation, rather than clustered together. Students do not have to move out of their accommodation during vacations: house contracts are for 1 academic year and include vacations within the academic year.

  • The university also provides support and guidance to international students looking to acquire private accommodation for their time studying in the city.

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
1 Week 4 Days 4 Days

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Edinburgh Napier offers a range of bursaries and scholarships designed to support undergraduate students through their studies. 

  • All bursaries and scholarships have to be applied for over and above an individual’s application to the university. 

  • Specific provision is also available to support widening access, with scholarships for care-experienced leavers and low-income students from the rest of the UK available.

  • Please refer to the university website for details.

  • Edinburgh Napier University will grant four awards in 2017/8 each to the value of £7,000. 

  • Successful candidates will receive the award as a reduction in their overall tuition fee and will therefore not be eligible for any other University scholarship such as the South Asia Scholarships. 

  • There are numerous other scholarships. Kindly refer to the university website for detailed qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Some key facts of Edinburgh Napier University

  • The Complete University Guide 2018 : 94

  • World University Rankings 2017 :601-800

  • The Guardian University League Tables 2018 :83

  • QS World University Ranking 2018: 801-1000

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