Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland . Started in 1964 as Napier Technical College with 800 students, now more than 19,500 students from over 140 countries are studying there.
University is located in Edinburgh which is the capital of Scotland, which regularly wins awards for its quality of life and for being a top attraction for visitors. In addition to being famous for its beauty and history, Edinburgh is also a very prosperous city with the UK's strongest urban economy and transportation mix outside London. Clean, compact and safe,
Edinburgh Napier has academic partnerships in China, India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Myanmar and other countries around the world. Those partnerships facilitate programs for enhanced learning and international exposure for students and faculty exchange.
Edinburgh Napier University has three campuses in Edinburgh offering advanced learning, teaching and research facilities.
Home to the business school, Craiglockhart campus is a blend of old and new. Set within the attractive grounds overlooking Edinburgh, the facilities include 200-and 400-seater lecture theaters and language and multimedia labs. It's also a center for innovation and enterprise.
More than 5,000 students and staff from the School of Applied Sciences and the School of Health & Social Care are served on Sighthill campus. Facilities include life-like hospitals, a suite for clinical skills, sports science labs and a [EN]GAGE sports centre.
Students from the engineering and built environment, computing and creative industries are based in Merchiston. Here you will find the Jack Kilby Computing Centre, the Edinburgh Napier Students 'Association, a computer games lab, newsrooms, TV, radio and photography studios and soundproofed studios for the industry.
At the moment, Edinburgh Napier houses 1300 students across four sites in and around the city centre. Their accommodation is affordable, modern and with the supported by dedicated University staff team.
Edinburgh Napier works beyond universities to secure success for its students. In addition to leading academic theory, students will find professional know-how and extensive connections within the industry. Academics at the university will teach and inspire, as well as provide industry connections and help students build international networks that they will value for the rest of their lives.
Edinburgh Napier received the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2009 & 2015.
Edinburgh Napier University consists of six specialized schools . Each school is an impressive institution of its own right, with world-class facilities, academics, researchers and international ties.
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Traveling to Edinburgh from across the UK and abroad is both quick and convenient. As Scotland's capital and a major tourist destination, Edinburgh is a major transportation hub offering excellent air, rail and road connections as well as travel options that will easily get you to three campuses.
Edinburgh Airport is located just 8 miles west of the city centre. Passengers can now fly directly to Edinburgh on more than 25 airlines from 120 destinations around the world including 30 different countries.
Upon arrival at Edinburgh Airport, in about 30 minutes, Lothian Buses, Edinburgh Trams or local taxis will take you to the city centre. All three campuses are connected by major bus routes and the The Sighthill campus can be reached by tram directly from the airport.
Edinburgh's Waverley and Haymarket stations in the city centre offer mainline access to the whole of the UK, including regular services to London and on to Europe.
Edinburgh is well-served by the UK motorway system, positioned on the A1 (M1) for travel south, M9 and M90 north and M8 west. Bus services also link Edinburgh with cities across the UK.
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|Type of university||Public|
|Mode of Payment||Direct payment, cash by post, Western Union, credit or debit card, or ePay.|
|Accreditation||The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) or other recognized bodies|
|Housing capacity||1,240 students|
|The average cost of attendance||28,000-30,000 GBP|
The table below shows the estimated cost of living in UK while attending the institute. The cost is presented annually and may vary according to the needs of individuals.
|Item||Amount per annum in GBP|
|Accommodation, Food, Transportation, Books and Supplies, Insurance, etc.||12,600|
For taught undergraduate and graduate programs, any one of the following test scores are required:
|Accepted tests||Minimum required scores|
|IELTS (Academic)||Overall, of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5|
|TOEFL iBT||Overall, of 80 with a minimum of 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, 18 in reading, and 17 in writing|
|Pearson’s Test of Academic English||Overall, of 56 with a minimum of 51 in each element|
|Cambridge C2 Proficiency (or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE))||Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element|
|Cambridge B2 First (or Cambridge English First (FCE))||Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element|
|Cambridge C1 Advanced (or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE))||Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element|
|Trinity Integrated Skills Test (ISE)||ISEII, ISEIII, ISEIV with a pass in each element|
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, other tests that are accepted by the university include TOEFL ‘At Home’ Test (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), IELTS Indicator (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), online Edinburgh Napier English Language Courses, Duolingo, and IELTS Academic tests taken more than two years but less than four years will be considered with the use of English language in work or education during that period playing a big role.
Duolingo test and its IELTS equivalent is shown below
|IELTS score||Duolingo equivalent|
|6.0 with no subsection lower than 5.5||95-105|
|6.5 with no subsection lower than 6.0||105-115|
|7.0 with no subsection lower than 6.5||115-125|
|7.5 with no subsection lower than 7.0||125-135|
|Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average)||MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK||£850 to £1,050 a month|
|Entrance Exams in UK||TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590|
|Work and Study in UK||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in UK||2 Year after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in UK||£348|
|Student Visa in UK||Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.|
|Intakes in UK||There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.|
|Top Job Sectors in UK||IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.|
|Economy in UK||Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal|