Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is a modern, professional and innovative university that places great emphasis on ensuring that its academic portfolio meets the needs of learners, employers and the economy.

Times Higher Education ranks Edinburgh Napier in the top 5% of world universities. The Guardian Guide recently ranked it as the top UK modern university for Law.

The university is based around its Merchiston, Craiglockhart and Sighthill campuses in Edinburgh, Scotland’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital city. There are also smaller medical campuses outside the city in Melrose and Livingston.

15,000 students attend Edinburgh Napier University with over 4,000 international students from over 100 different countries.

Employability is a key focus at Napier University, with over 95% of students securing jobs or further study within six months of graduating. Courses on offer include computing, life sciences, engineering, nursing and midwifery.

The university is named after John Napier, the inventor of logarithms and the decimal point, who was born in 1550 in the medieval tower house of Merchiston Castle, Edinburgh.


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