Edinburgh Napier University

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Edinburgh Napier’s strategy is to be an enterprising and innovative community renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience.

The three main campuses are in Edinburgh at Merchiston, Sighthill and Craiglockhart.

Courses and students

The university offers over 300 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. These are delivered through the following six schools:

Many courses are offered on a part time or flexible learning basis. This includes distance learning and courses available completely online.

The university offers a number of unique study opportunities, including Scotland’s only undergraduate degree in Financial Services. It is also the only UK university to achieve undergraduate and postgraduate cyber security accreditation by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

It is also the only university in Scotland to offer all four fields of nursing (Adult, Child, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health).

The university is one of the largest HE institutions in Scotland with around 15,400 students across the three campuses in Edinburgh. There are around 2,800 students through transnational study and nearly 3,000 studying online.

Facilities and services

Each campus has its own facilities to suit the needs of students there. Craiglockhart has language labs and three digital multimedia labs. Sighthill has the [EN]GAGE sports centre and an environmental chamber to simulate high altitude conditions for sports and exercise sciences. It also has a clinical skills centre with NHS simulation wards and high dependency unit. Merchiston has the 500-seat Jack Kilby Computing Centre, as well as newsroom, film and photography studios and soundproofed, state-of-the-art music studios.


Top ranked Scottish modern university in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024.

Top 5 UK modern university for career prospects - The Guardian University Guide 2024.

Top 5 UK modern university for graduate prospects - The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Ranked 8th for Journalism and 12th for Film, Production and Photography in the UK - The Guardian University Guide 2023.


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Craiglockhart Campus

Colinton Road
EH14 1DJ

Merchiston Campus

10 Colinton Road
EH10 5DT

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Sighthill Campus

Sighthill Court
EH11 4BN