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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

      You must have completed either:

      - An Associate Degree from Bahrain in a relevant subject (if you have excellent grades in relevant subjects you may also be eligible for some exemptions)

      - The Tawjahiya with good grades and a recognised one-year foundation programme

      If you have only completed the Tawjahiya you may be considered for our one-year International Foundation Programme.

      Undergraduate - Year 2 and 3

      If you have successfully passed a Diploma from the College of Health Sciences in Bahrain or other higher studies in a relevant subject area you may able eligible for a credit transfer to one of our undergraduate degrees as a transfer student.


      For most postgraduate courses, you must have completed a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent with a minimum grade of 2.4/4 from a recognised university such as the University of Bahrain, Arabian Gulf University or College of Health Sciences.

      A lower-second-class degree from a recognised university is a minimum requirement. This applies to all postgraduate courses (MSc, MA, MPhil), with the exception of the MBA.

      For the MBA, all candidates must satisfy strict criteria, which include, a minimum lower-second-class degree from a recognised university, and a minimum of two years of work experience at middle management after undergraduate study.

      You must also meet our standard English Language Requirements. If you don't meet these we offer a Pre-sessional English course.

    • Fees, funding and scholarships

      Middlesex scholarships and awards

      We are pleased to offer a range of international scholarships and merit awards to undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

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

      Other scholarships

      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 financial 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

      Middle East, Africa and Pakistan Regional Office - Dubai

      Our Middle East, Africa and Pakistan Regional Office located in Dubai offers a personalised service to students from Bahrain, supporting you in your application to Middlesex, and answering any questions you have about our courses, entry requirements, moving to London and much more.

      Phone: +971 4 396 6617
      Email: middle-east@mdx.ac.uk
      Office address: Suite 307, The Business Centre, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Dubai, UAE
      Postal address: PO Box 111075, Dubai, UAE

    • 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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