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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.

Our partnership

Our Asia Pacific Regional Hub has established several links with prestigious local universities and education institutions, providing fantastic opportunities for progression, study abroad and summer school courses.

  • Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai
  • Fuzhou Polytechnic
  • Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade
  • Guangdong Bai Yun University
  • Guangdong Nan fang Vocational College
  • Guangdong Nan Hua Vocational College of Industry and Commerce
  • Guangdong Pei Zheng College
  • Guangdong Polytechnic Normal University
  • Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
  • Guangdong Xin’an College
  • Guangzhou City Construction College
  • Guangzhou College of Commerce
  • Guangzhou College of Technology and Business
  • Guangzhou International Economics College
  • Guangdong Institute of Science and Technology
  • Guilin University of Technology
  • Henan University of Science and Technology
  • Hua Li College of Guangdong University of Technology
  • Nan Fang College of Sun Yat-Sen University
  • Ningbo Finance and Economics
  • 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 College Entrance Examination with 60% or China High School Graduation Certificate with a minimum average of 75.

      To find out more about our entry requirements for China, please read our guide.

      Pre-sessional English and ongoing English language support

      For students who would like to study at Middlesex, but don't meet our English language requirements we offer a range of pre-sessional English courses. By the end of the course you will have the academic English and confidence to study on a Middlesex degree. And, you won't need to take any further English language tests, such as IELTS. You can find the start dates and fees for our Pre-sessional English courses on the Pre-sessional course page.

      We also provide English language support throughout your degree programme. We run free workshops and one-to-one tutorials in academic writing, English language, and communication so you can continue to improve your English skills while you study with us.

    • 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.

      The Textile Alliance Scholarship for Masters in Art and Design

      This gold standard scholarship allows a high achieving student who is a permanent resident in China the opportunity to study full time for a one-year masters programme, in an Art and Design discipline at Middlesex University. The student will be assessed on their design skills and ability by our academic staff in London and our Asia Pacific Regional Hub. The scholarship will fund tuition fees and living expenses in London for the duration of the programme.

      Please contact the Asia Pacific Regional Hub for more details.

      SQA centers scholarship

      We offer scholarships for our partner institutions namely SQA centers in China.

      a range of scholarships are available:

      - full scholarship with a requirement of at least 6.5 IELTS and GU AA

      - half scholarship with a requirement of at least 6.0 IELTS and GU AA

      - £3000 scholarship with a requirement of at least 5.5 IELTS and GU AB

      - £1000 scholarship with a requirement of at least 5.5 IELTS

      Other scholarships

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

      China regional offices

      Our network of regional offices across China have years of experience supporting students throughout the application process. The team provide a personalised, local service and can advise on all aspects of studying at Middlesex University - from courses and the application process; to accommodation, student life and more.

      Asia Pacific Regional Hub - Shanghai

      Room 1404, Kun Yang International Square
      No. 798 Zhao Jia Bang Road
      Shanghai, 200030
      PR CHINA

      上海市肇嘉浜路 798 号坤阳国际广场 1404 室 200030

      Tel: +86-21-6448 0038
      Wechat: MiddlesexSH
      Email: shanghai@mdxu.org

      Asia Pacific Regional Hub - Beijing

      Room 1906, East Ocean Centre
      24A Jian Guo Men Wai Street
      Chaoyang District
      Beijing, 100004
      PR CHINA

      北京市朝阳区建国门外大街甲 24 号东海中心 1906 室 100004

      Tel: +86-10-6515 6179
      Wechat: MiddlesexBeijing
      Email: beijing@mdxu.org

      Asia Pacific Regional Hub - Shenzhen

      Email: shenzhen@mdxu.org
      Tel: +86 755 2598 4452
      Address: No.4008 Jiefang Road , College Of Continuing Education Shenzhen University, Luohu District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

      Join us on WeChat

      Contact us on WeChat. Our account is mdxuchina

    • 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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