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Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with almost 18,000 students from 109 countries based over three campuses in Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh.

With around 4,000 students from outside the UK, we are a truly international University offering an excellent range of courses designed to give you the global perspective required for today's worldwide marketplace.

Edinburgh is a lively, diverse and cosmopolitan city, home to many exciting attractions, theatres, restaurants and shops. The city has also been awarded World Heritage status and is located less than one hour by air and four hours by train from London.  Scotland’s dynamic capital is an exciting place in which to live and study and is one of the most student-friendly cities in the UK.

Terms Available

  • Edinburgh Napier Trimester 1: Early September–December
  • Edinburgh Napier Trimester 2: January–May
  • Academic Year

Program Type

  • Exchange

Language of Instruction

  • English

Minimum GPA

  • 2.75

Available Fields of Study

  • Accounting & Finance
  • American Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Business
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Drama & Theatre
  • Earth/Environmental Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • German
  • Health & Exercise Science
  • History
  • International Business
  • Italian
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science & International Studies
  • Spanish
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theatre/Acting
  • Theology

Finding Classes

*In the UK, “course” typically refers to a degree program, while “module” refers to an individual class. Use the SCQF designation as a guide in determining whether a module is equivalent to a lower division or upper division course at CWU. Generally, SCQF 07 is equivalent to the 100 level, SCQF 08 to the 200 level, SCQF 09 to the 300 level and SCQF 10 to the 400 level.


In order to assure CWU students access to cost-effective, on-campus housing, SAEP has arranged with Edinburgh Napier for students in the Banfield student accommodation.  As part of this arrangement, SAEP will apply the full cost of housing each trimester to students’ CWU account and forward payment to Edinburgh Napier on the student’s behalf.

While not recommended due to level of competition for places, information on additional options may be found here: Accommodation

Video: Student Accommodation at Edinburgh Napier

Estimated Total Costs

Students studying at Edinburgh Napier University are eligible to apply for the British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) Scholarship.

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