University description (as per official university website)
Napier University is a dynamic, innovative and forward-looking institution dedicated to supplying educational services which are relevant to the needs of today's students and employers.
By offering creatively designed courses, flexible study methods and accessible routes to higher education we equip our graduates for success in a competitive job market.
We will deliver what our customers want – in accessible, flexible and creative ways – inspiring confidence in our students and staff and with the employers and communities we serve, both home and abroad.
It is Napier's vision to be widely regarded as the best modern University in Scotland by 2010.
Our students can choose from a portfolio of over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Courses are relevant and accessible to meet individual aspirations and can be studied in a number of flexible ways - full-time, part-time, distance learning and via the Internet.
We are committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities through our Summer School, short courses and personal interest programmes.
The national 2006 Quality Assurance Agency review reported a positive student experience at module and programme level supported by enthusiastic and motivated staff.
All students have the opportunity to gain credit from work based learning or placements, as well as volunteering and work in the community. These are through accredited modules based on the completion of agreed learning outcomes