FAQ’s about Edinburgh Napier

Why Edinburgh Napier?

Edinburgh is a fantastic location for anybody to study. Attracting around 100,000 students to the capital, it is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK.

Craiglockhart campus – home to The Business School Merchiston campus – home to the Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries Sighthill campus – home to the Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences

Edinburgh is easy and safe to get around and accommodation, both University-owned and private, is plentiful. Find out more about Edinburgh. If you’re coming from outside Scotland, you will receive a warm welcome – whether you’re travelling from the rest of the UK & EU, or further afield.

How much will it cost?

How much it costs will differ depending on your country of domicile, whether you are planning on studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level and also whether you have studied before.   For more information and advice please visit the Edinburgh Napier website

What support is available?

We understand that starting university can be extremely daunting and that’s why there is a range of support available at Edinburgh Napier:

Funding support; finding accommodation; careers advice; professional counselling; disability & inclusion; student and employer mentors; Confident Futures training; English language support; library and computing help; faculty-based career development; immigration; chaplaincy; health advice; wellbeing support; transitioning from college; money counselling; study skills.

You can access more information about the above services at the following links:

Study support,

Personal support, and

Career development

Napier Students’ Association offer free and impartial advice on a range of issues through their Independent Student Advice Service, and social opportunities in their many clubs and societies.

Will you get a job after graduating?

Edinburgh Napier University graduates are well placed within the graduate job market. Edinburgh Napier has a team of careers advisers who can provide tailored advice and support with finding a job after graduating, and our unique Confident Futures programme will help students develop the graduate attributes employers are looking for.

How safe is Edinburgh?

Edinburgh is one of the most student friendly cities in the UK, and is regularly voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world. There are no ‘no-go’ areas in the city, and it is both easy and safe to get around on public transport.