Edinburgh Internship Program Courses

You will register for a total of 14 credit hours; the four-credit internship cornerstone course and two courses at five credits each at Edinburgh Napier University.

  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your online course form.

Course Restrictions

  • Not all modules are available to study abroad (“visiting”) students.
  • Some subject areas (including those in Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences) are closed to visiting students.

Special Nomenclature

At Edinburgh Napier University, the word for class or course is module.

Choosing Your Courses

Internship Cornerstone Course
Course ID Title Credits Term Syllabus
SCOT INPR 310 Work in Thought & Action 4  Spring/Fall PDF

Edinburgh Napier University Courses

Most courses (called modules) are worth 20 SCQF credits each. A list of available courses, organized by subject area, can be found in the modules directory.

  • 20 SCQF = 5 U.S. Semester Hours of Credit


When you click on a module, you will see when it is offered (i.e. "2016/2017, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Napier University").

  • Trimester 1 = Fall semester
  • Trimester 2 = Spring semester
  • Trimester 3 = Summer session - not available to study abroad students

Course Levels

  • SCQF Level 7 = First Year (freshman) level
  • SCQF Level 8 = Second Year (sophomore) level
  • SCQF Level 9 = Third Year (junior) level
  • SCQF Level 10 = Fourth Year (senior) level
  • SCQF Level 11 = Graduate level - not available to study abroad students

Level 8 and above will have prerequisites.  
Level 9 and 10 will require significant previous coursework in the subject area.

Course Highlight

Scottish Culture and Society (LNG08107)  This module is designed specifically for international students.

Enrollment Process

Final course registration does not take place until you arrive.

Submit the online course form to the Arcadia University College of Global Studies through your Arcadia Passport.

List all course choices and alternates in order of preference.


Some modules and departments may require a portfolio or samples of previous work.

Grade Scale

The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).

Percentage Description U.S. Equivalent
70 – 100% First Class A+
60 – 69% Second Class Upper B+
50 – 59% Second Class Lower B
40 – 49% Third Class/Pass C
0 – 39% Fail F