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 Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Beyond the classroom: skills and experience that matter

Edinburgh Napier University


Postgraduate study is an opportunity to dive deeper into a subject you love, think bigger with specialist academic guidance, and lead change in the field you choose. At Edinburgh Napier University, we’ll help you become a specialist in your field and take your career to the next level.


From building a sustainable world to managing international festivals, our courses are at the forefront of a range of industries.

Our study areas include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Acting
  • Biosciences
  • Building and Surveying
  • Business and Management
  • Computing
  • Criminology, Psychology and Sociology
  • Design, Photography & Advertising
  • Engineering
  • English & Publishing
  • Film, Journalism and Media
  • Health and Social Care
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Teaching
  • Tourism, Hospitality & Events

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Beyond the classroom: skills and experience that matter


We are proud to be based in Edinburgh, home to the largest arts festival in the world, more FTSE 100 companies and tech start-ups than any UK city outside London and ranked as one of the best cities in the world for students by QS.


From a computer games lab to life-like hospital wards and a small business incubator, we have everything you need to succeed in the field you choose.

Find out more about our three Edinburgh campuses.

Beyond the classroom: skills and experience that matter

Come and see for yourself

Join our world-class academic staff and make a real impact on issues affecting our world. Find out more about postgraduate study at Edinburgh Napier.

Creative Arts & Design (9) Business & Management (5) Medicine (26) Psychology (31) History & Archaeology (19) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Law (22) Economics (10) Finance (14) Computer Science (8) Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16) Nursing & Health (27) Engineering (12) Environmental Sciences (13) Education (11) Physics (29) Biological Sciences (4) Social Work (32) Materials Science (24) Communication & Media Studies (7) Chemistry (6) Mathematics (25) Politics & Government (30) Information Services (20) Sociology (33) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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The School of Health and Social Sciences embraces a strong commitment to teaching and learning, demonstrated by both innovative module design and extensive pedagogical research activity. This has helped to create a sense of community where staff and students all contribute to the academic culture.

Undergraduate courses in psychology and sociology offer an insight into human behaviour and the workings of society, while the complementary healthcare programmes investigate holistic methods of improving health and wellbeing. If you are looking for a postgraduate qualification the School offers options in careers guidance, social research and complementary healthcare.

Staff have a broad range of research interests spanning the social sciences, including transport, childhood, health, facial recognition, criminal behaviour, migration and nationalism. Forward looking and energetic, the school is forging a unique identity - it as an exciting place for staff and students alike.

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The Edinburgh Napier School of Creative Industries is one of the premier centres for creative arts education in Scotland. Our reputation in these fields spans over three decades with a philosophy of providing a rigorous professional training, set within creative practice and informed by critical theory and research.

We have over 1,300 students enrolled on a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes, including Design, Advertising, Communication, Film, Photography, Journalism, Music, Publishing, Cultural Studies, and Literature. All of these have been particularly successful in attracting high calibre students, many of whom have won international awards and progressed on to become major figures in the fields that we represent.

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With a focus on emerging technologies and creative solutions, the School of Engineering & the Built Environment (SEBE) equips its students with the skills to innovate, create, respond to and provide solutions for a technologically demanding society.

SEBE comprises 4 distinct areas of interest - Building & Surveying, Civil & Transportation Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical & Materials Engineering. Within each of these 4 sectors, both traditional and modern elements of engineering are offered, allowing a broad and varied programme of study.

Internationally acclaimed, SEBE has a practical, industry focussed approach to its courses. Nearly all of SEBE's engineering courses have appropriate, professional accreditation.

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