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Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier's postgraduate courses are designed in consultation with leading business and industry figures, covering a full range of academic subjects and vocational fields. The university has strong links with industry and its courses are accredited internationally. A range of Executive Master's courses, designed for professionals looking to develop their skills, allow students to study where they want, when they want.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,832 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 56%
  • Part Time 44%

Domicile

  • UK 61%
  • EU 18%
  • Other 21%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 20 725 745
Computer Science 40 375 415
Nursing 35 355 385
Biological Sciences 40 115 155
Marketing 5 135 145
Building 10 125 135
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 125 125
Communication & Media Studies 0 90 90
Art & Design 20 65 85
Civil Engineering 0 80 80
Accounting & Finance 15 65 80
General Engineering 25 55 75
Librarianship & Information Management 5 70 70
Sports Science 5 50 50
Other 0 40 40
Social Work 0 35 35
Sociology 5 25 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 25 25
Psychology 0 25 25
Creative Writing 0 20 20
Architecture 0 10 10
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 5 5
Economics 5 0 5
Law 5 0 5
French 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,850–7,000
Mixed -
Laboratory 5,850–7,000
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Many of Edinburgh Napier's scholarships and bursaries are open to applications from both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • The number of scholarships is limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • There is no guarantee of accommodation for postgraduate students but applications can be made online from the relevant date, provided students have an unconditional offer. Places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • The university can offer a standard 39-week or extended 50-week tenancy as required; normally postgraduate students are housed in separate flats from undergraduate students.