HISTORY OF NAPIER UNIVERSITY 1550 - John Napier, the inventor of logarithms and the decimal point, is founder of Napier university.
CAMPUSES The university has 3 main campuses, close to city centre 1.Craighouse - Craighouse currently houses part of the School of Creative Industries with Communication Arts and Music courses based here. 2.Merchiston - It is home to the award winning 500-seater Jack Kilby Computing Centre, open 24 hours a day - and also to the 13th century Napier Tower where John Napier was born in 1550 3.Craiglockhart - Home to The Business School
FACULTIES The business school The faculty of Health, Life and Social sciences Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries
THE BUSINESS SCHOOL As one of the largest and most modern Business Schools in Scotland, we offer a wide range of internationally recognised courses leading to awards of Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate degrees, including BA (Hons), MSc, MPhil, DBA and PhD. The state of the art Craiglockhart Campus, home of The Business School, boasts one of the newest and most modern learning environments in Scotland,
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, COMPUTING & CREATIVE INDUSTRIES The Faculty encompasses 3 schools: School of Computing We are one of the largest schools of computing in Scotland and offer a wide range of programmes at undegraduated masters and doctoral levels in all areas of computing. School of Arts & Creative Industries We have over 1,300 students enrolled on a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes, including Design, Advertising, Communication, Film, Photography, Journalism, Music, Publishing, Cultural Studies, and Literature. School of Engineering & the Built Environment SEBE comprises 4 distinct areas of interest – Building & Surveying, Civil & Transportation Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical & Materials Engineering. Within each of these 4 sectors, both traditional and modern elements of engineering are offered
FACULTY OF HEALTH, LIFE & SOCIAL SCIENCES This faculty has 4,409 students. The Faculty encompasses 3 schools: Health and social sciences Undergraduate courses in psychology and sociology offer an insight into human behaviour and the workings of society, while the complementary healthcare programmes investigate holistic methods of improving health and wellbeing. Life sciences the School offers an exciting and active environment with a diverse range of opportunities for research and study. Innovative programmes such as forensic biology, herbal medicine and ecotourism, as well as a popular suite of courses in sportand exercise science, are also available Nursing, Midwifery and Social care Our core business is the education of healthcare professionals across the full range of nursing and midwifery disciplines at all levels. The School is one of the largest providers of pre-registration Nursing & Midwifery courses in Scotland.
PRE-REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES Mental health nursing Midwifery Child health nursing Adult nursing Learning disabilities nursing
ABOUT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PROGRAMME 3 years programme 3x15 week (trimester) 2/3 of trimestr is theory and 1/3 is practice Placements are 5 – 10 weeks in variety of setting First year the nurses are in community and works in Care home and MSE
SUBJECTS STUDIES Social and psychical aspects of health APH (anathomy and physiology) Comunication and professional relationships Foundations in nurse Skills of practice Holistic care Mental health Ethics
PRACTICE SETTINGS National Health Service Private Sector care settings Voluntary care sector (for people with AIDS, homeless, drogs…) ASSESSMENT Exam – written & on-line Essays, lo books, portfolios, presentations Practice assessment Practice assessed