About Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh Napier University opened its doors as Napier Technical College in 1964 and gained university status in 1992. It is a higher education institution in Scotland with more than 17,000 students, including nearly 5,000 international students across the world.
Edinburgh Napier University comprises three main faculties which are The Business School, The Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries, and The Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences. The university offers subjects including engineering, computing, nursing and midwifery, science, business courses, timber engineering and transport studies. It also offers a range of creative courses, including film, graphic design, acting, publishing and product design.
There are more than 100 Edinburgh Napier courses are accredited by a wide range of professional bodies. The university's vision is to become established as one of the leading, modern, professional universities in the United Kingdom by 2015.
According to the UK-wide 2008 Research Assessment Exercise reported that many areas of Edinburgh Napier's research are world-leading or of international excellence. The University has nine dedicated Institutes of Research and Innovation to streamline business access to our services and provide a rapid, responsive, customer-focussed service.