Edinburgh Napier University

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About the institution

Edinburgh Napier University began in 1964 as the Napier Technical College, taking its name from mathematician and philosopher John Napier, the inventor of logarithms. The university has three campuses in the suburbs of Edinburgh: Craiglockhart, Merchiston and Sighthill. Each one houses different schools of study and is equipped with specialist facilities to cater to them. Sighthill, for example, houses the school of nursing, midwifery and social care and has life-like hospital wards on-site.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
12,690
Male UG students: 
43%
Female UG students: 
57%
Full-time students: 
85%
Under 21 on entry: 
56%
International: 
17%
Undergraduate: 
84%
Student-staff ratio: 
20.4
Average UCAS tariff: 
347.3

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 12%
2.1: 31%
2.2: 15%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
56%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
E59
219 Colinton Road Edinburgh Edinburgh
Postcode: 
EH14 1DJ
Telephone number: 
08452 606040

Guardian university guide rank

70

out of 119

Times university guide rank

93

out of 128


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