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Welcome to Middlesex University! We are thrilled that you are considering studying with us.

Studying abroad is a big decision which is why we have created this page to help you find out more about our courses, how to apply, and what student life is like in London.

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  • Your application

A word from our students

At Middlesex, you’ll join a truly global community with students from 122 nationalities and campuses in London, Dubai and Mauritius.

We don’t think there is anywhere better to be an international student than Middlesex University but don’t take our word for it and hear from some of our international students about their experience at Middlesex.

  • Important information

    • Academic and English language requirements

      If you have any questions about entry requirements and the suitability of your qualifications, please contact your regional team.

      Level of study

      Entry requirements

      Undergraduate - Year 1

      For entry to most of our undergraduate courses, we require successful completion of the High School Diploma (Grado de Bachiller) with a minimum grade average of 5.5 out of 7.0, depending on the course you are applying for.

      Undergraduate - Year 2 and 3

      You may be considered for advanced entry to the second year of some undergraduate courses if you have completed a Técnico Superior or a Técnico Universitario. Please contact the Americas & Caribbean Regional Team for more details.


      For entry to most of our postgraduate courses, we require successful completion of a Titulo de Grado with a minimum grade average of  5.2 or above, depending on the course you are applying for.

      You must also meet our standard English Language Requirements. If you don't meet these or one of our other accepted tests, we offer a Pre-sessional English course.

    • Fees, funding and scholarships

      Middlesex scholarships and awards

      If you're a talented student, you may be eligible for either our Regional or International Merit Award, which rewards students with up to £2,000 towards course fees for all taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

      We also have a limited number of £5,000 Academic Excellence Scholarship Awards available to North and South American students who have demonstrated high levels of academic excellence in their previous studies.

      Finally, we also have a limited number of £5,000 Santander Academic Excellence Awards available towards course fees for the first year of study for Latin American students who have demonstrated academic excellence.


      Visit our scholarships page for a list of all other Middlesex scholarships you may be eligible for.

      Please note: Students are only eligible to receive one scholarship award. The awards are for full undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses. Students must have applied to Middlesex and received an offer before they can apply for any of these scholarship awards.

      Other scholarships and awards

      You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

    • Visa information

      The following requirements must be met in order for your visa application to be successful:

      UKVI Requirements

      • Submit an online application through the UKVI website. You will need to submit your valid CAS, payment of the visa fee and immigration health surcharge
      • Upload the relevant supporting documents (passport, academic documents, evidence of meeting or being exempt from English language requirements, evidence of meeting financial requirements, ATAS certificate if required, TB test certificate if required)
      • Biometric data collected at the visa application centre
      • You must be able to provide evidence that you can meet the finance requirements if asked to do so, but you do not need to provide this evidence at the time of application.

      Successful applicants will receive an Entry Clearance vignette in their passport and will be able to collect their Biometric Residence permit in the UK.

    • Contact us

      Americas and Caribbean Regional Team

      All the information you need to apply to Middlesex University is at your fingertips. Just contact our friendly and experienced Americas and Caribbean Regional Team who will support you at every stage of your application and answer all your questions about studying in the UK.

      Email: americas@mdx.ac.uk
      Phone: +1-480-471-5966

      Trusted educational consultants in Chile

      Our trusted partners in Chile can also advise you on applying to Middlesex and support you through the application process.

      Studies Planet

      Phone: +56 2 2979 8409
      Email: chile@studiesplanet.com
      Website: www.studiesplanet.com

      MAS Education

      Phone: +56 9 5513 5420
      Email: information@maseducation.org
      Website: maseducation.org

    • The cost of your course and making payments

      We understand that knowing how you’ll fund your studies as an international student is something you’ll want to tick off your list as soon as possible.

      We’ve got plenty of support on budgeting to help you get the most out of your money and your university experience.

      Find out more about fees and funding

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