Edinburgh Napier University Entry Requirements

Edinburgh Napier University Entry Requirements

The application process

To apply for full-time undergraduate courses, you must make your application through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). We advise you to submit your application as early as possible. If you’re applying to a part-time course, you should apply directly to us through our online application form.

University code

You’ll need the institution code (E59 ENU) and the course code to apply. You’ll find the course code on the course information page of your chosen course.

Application costs

UCAS charges an administration fee of £12 to apply for a single course, and £23 to apply for up to five courses.

Edinburgh Napier University Entry Requirements

Personal statement

Your personal statement on your UCAS form is your chance to shine. It’s crucial to your application and can determine what offers you receive.

When writing your statement:

  • make sure it’s styled in a formal manner and reads well
  • write in a precise way using small paragraphs
  • focus on your strengths, achievements and aspirations
  • write about your skills and give examples
  • explain why the course is interesting to you
  • show that you’ve done your research
  • be truthful, accurate and enthusiastic
  • check your spelling and grammar

Be sure to include:

  • your reasons for choosing the course
  • relevant work or academic experience and skills
  • personal interests that relate to the course
  • your career goals
  • any plans for taking a year out (if applicable)

The UCAS website provides further guidance and tips on writing your personal statement. Remember that every institution you apply to receives the same personal statement.

Part-time courses

Applications for part-time study are made online from your chosen course information page.

You’ll need:

  • a valid email address
  • your educational details
  • a personal statement
  • reference contact details
  • scanned copies of your qualifications
  • proof of language proficiency if English is not your first language

College students

We offer advanced entry to a number of courses for college students. With an HNC you’d normally be accepted into year two of a degree, while an HND could put you straight into year three. Check the entry requirements of your chosen course for details.We also offer an Associate Student scheme with partner colleges, guaranteeing you an offer of a place at Edinburgh Napier on some courses.