Edinburgh Napier University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH11 4BN, United Kingdom

More about Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a modern, ambitious and innovative university located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant historical capital. Our 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.

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas such as arts & media, business and computing, engineering, biosciences and healthcare. View our full range of programmes

Our strong links with industry mean work-related learning for the majority of our students, from internships and work shadowing to live projects and experiences abroad. Over 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating.

We are also double award winners of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the most prestigious award for the UK higher education sector for the impact of research on business, industry, environment and society – nationally and internationally.

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.

Edinburgh has been recognised many times with awards and in rankings as one of the best cities for life in the UK and the world. It isthe best city to live in the world (Arcadis, 2018) and the 4th most beautiful city in the world (Rough Guides, 2019). A UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the world’s largest arts festival and to Harry Potter, it is a buzzing, multicultural city, yet feels small, welcoming and safe.

Edinburgh Napier University is a truly international institution with 3,500 international students on campus from more than 110 countries. We also have around 4,000 students studying our degrees overseas with partners in  China, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Switzerland.  

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Key statistics

  • 18.8
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 33%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 10,668
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings

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