Edinburgh Napier University League tables

By | 30th May 2017

Edinburgh Napier University League tables

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Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with nearly 18,000 students including almost 5,000 international students from over 100 countries making us a truly international University with 36.8 % of our students coming from overseas. Edinburgh Napier offers a huge variety of industry relevant undergraduate degrees and more than 100 postgraduate courses, with taught and research opportunities. Edinburgh Napier is a multi-campus university and has three main campus located across Scotland’s capital city:

• Sighthill Campus is home to the Schools of Life, Sport & Social Sciences and Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, providing a modern, purpose-built premier teaching and learning facility.

• Merchiston Campus houses the Schools of; Arts & Creative Industries, Computing and Engineering & the Built Environment • Our Craiglockhart Campus is home to the University’s Business School and features acoustically advanced lecture theatres and multimedia language labs.

Edinburgh is a vibrant place to live with four universities that attract over 100,000 students. Scotland’s inspiring capital deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful locations in the world and tops the list of European cities where people would most like to live. Clean, compact and safe, Edinburgh is a modern,

Rankings and league tables

   Every year we are ranked in the Guardian University Guide, The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide. We are also included in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and the prestigious QS Stars international rankings. Below is a summary of our current rankings.

In addition to being a top 10 modern University for adding value to students and a top 20 modern university for career prospects, we are:

A top 10 UK university for:

  • Film Production & Photography (8th of 65)

Top UK modern university for:

  • Law (1st of 47)

A top 10 UK modern university for:

  • Law (1st of 47)
  • Music (3rd of 37)
  • Criminology (3rd of 33)
  • Media & Film Studies (4th of 53)
  • Film Production & Photography (4th of 42)
  • Modern Languages & Linguistics (4th of 14)
  • Sociology (6th of 45)
  • Computer Science & Information Systems (7th of 48)
  • Journalism, Publishing & Public Relations (10th of 44)

Our Building courses are ranked first in the UK for student experience and second for teaching quality. We are also:

The top modern university in the UK for:

  • Drama, Dance & Cinematics (1st of 56)
  • Building (1st of 25)

A top 10 UK modern university for:

  • English (3rd of 49)
  • Criminology (3rd of 32)
  • Music (4th of 38) 
  • Psychology (6th of 56)
  • Architecture (7th of 34)
  • Computer Science (8th of 49)
  • Law (8th of 49)
  • Sociology (8th of 49)
  • Biological Sciences (8th of 46)

Edinburgh Napier University League tables

We are :

A top 10 UK university for:

  • Drama, Dance & Cinematics (4th of 103)
  • Building (10th of 37)

Top modern university in the UK for:

  • Drama, Dance & Cinematics (1st of 55)
  • English (1st of 49)

A top 10 UK modern university for:

  • Building (3rd of 27)
  • Sociology (5th of 49)
  • French (5th of 9)
  • Music (6th of 37)
  • Communication & Media Studies (7th of 55)
  • Psychology (9th of 56)
  • Architecture (9th of 31)
  • Marketing (10th of 47)

Edinburgh Napier University League tables

National Student Survey 2016

In the National Student Survey, 84% of students are satisfied with the quality of their course. In addition, we are:

A top 10 UK university for student satisfaction in:

  • Building (3rd of 34)
  • Music (8th of 74)
  • General Engineering (9th of 26)
  • Law (10th of 104)
  • Microbiology (10th of 21)
  • Psychology (10th of 116)

We also scored at least 90% student satisfaction in:

  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • English Studies

We are internationally recognised

In the recent QS Stars international university rankings, the quality of our teaching, internationalisation and employability were all officially recognised, with the University scoring five stars in each category.