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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

Partner institutions

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.

  • Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan
  • Japan College of Foreign Languages, Japan
  • Tokyo Business Language College, Japan
  • 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

      Students who have completed High School (Year 12) may apply to our Bachelor Degree with Integrated Foundation Year (4-year course).

      Students may be considered for advanced entry to undergraduate programmes if they have completed a period of study at university. Students who have completed year one of University in Japan, may be able to enter on to year one entry of an undergraduate degree at Middlesex.

      Undergraduate - Year 2 and 3

      Students completing Associate Degrees and Diplomas at recognised institutions will be eligible for direct entry to the second or third year of relevant Middlesex University degree programmes.


      Students must have completed a Bachelor Degree with minimum of 70% from a recognised university in Japan.

      Students must also meet our standard English Language Requirements. If you don't meet our English language requirements you may be able to undertake a pre-sessional English course before you begin your studies.

    • Fees, funding and scholarships

      Middlesex scholarships and awards

      We are pleased to offer a range of international scholarships and merit awards to 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 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

      Asia Pacific Regional Hub

      Our Asia Pacific Regional Hub offers specialist support to students on a variety of matters, from course applications and visa applications to English language courses and much more. They have years of experience supporting students from Japan and will also be able to suggest the most appropriate course of study for you, depending on your experience and academic ability.

      Email: admissionhk@mdxu.org
      Tel: +852 2503 0111
      Fax: +852 2503 0525
      Address: Room A, 21st Floor, Times Media Centre, 133 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

    • 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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