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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

      Undergraduate applicants from Canada will need to have completed one of the following:

      • International Baccalaureate Diploma
      • High School Diploma or Secondary School Diploma or a Diplôme d'Etudes Collègiales (DEC) with at least 5 grade 12 courses with 60% or higher depending on the subject you are applying for
      • High School Diploma and scores of 3+ on at least two Advanced Placement exams
      • Satisfactorily completion of one year of college/university level study with minimum GPA of 3.0
      • Professional Diploma from a technical school (2 years post-secondary in a specialised field of study)

      Undergraduate - Year 2 and 3

      Students who have completed the two-year Associate degree may be eligible for advanced standing onto the second year of an undergraduate degree course.


      For general admission onto most postgraduate courses applicants will need to have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.

    • 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.

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

      How to apply

      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.

      To apply, please use our online application form.

      Federal and Provincial Student Loans

      In some instances, it is possible to use Canada Federal Student Loans and Provincial Student Loans for study in the UK. In order to qualify for Canadian loans, you must demonstrate your financial need.

      Federal loans are handled through a lender called the National Student Loans Service Centre and Provincial loans are handled through the provincial governments and student aid branches. You can find detailed information on the financial aid process from the Campus Access website.

      Your loans will not be processed by Middlesex University. However, we are able to verify your student status and/or confirm your acceptance onto a course if required for your financial aid disbursement.  If you need us to do so, please email our Student Loans Manager, Sue Day.

      Other scholarships

      You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening ScholarshipsThe Commonwealth Scholarship 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

      Americas and Caribbean Regional Team

      Our dedicated Regional Team provides tailored support to students from Canada. The team can advise on course applications, credit transfers, scholarships and loans, visa applications and much more.

      Book a call: fill out this form to get a call back from the regional team at a selected time and date.

      Email: americas@mdx.ac.uk
      Phone: +44 (0)208-411-4101

      Trusted educational consultants in Canada

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

      Across the Pond

      Tel: +1 (905) 315 1190

      Students Solution Educational Services Limited

      Address: Suite 1901, 5000 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M2N 7E9
      Tel: + (416) 628-3815
      Email: headoffice@studentssolution.co.uk

      Study in UK (SI-UK)

      Address: 3rd Floor, 150 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 1J9
      Tel: +1 416-998-8532
      E-mail: toronto@studyin-uk.com 
      Website: www.studyin-uk.ca

      Address: 1055 W Georgia St, Unit 2136, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 3N9
      Tel: +1 778-955-2545
      E-mail: vancouver@studyin-uk.com
      Website: www.studyin-uk.ca

    • 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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