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Middlesex University Dubai

Entry requirements

Middlesex University Dubai’s admissions policies are based on the principle of wider participation – MDX believes that everyone should have the opportunity to pursue a University degree. Middlesex does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, or national or ethnic origin in admitting students to its programmes.

All students who are interested in a programme of study at Middlesex University are required to meet our academic requirements and English language requirements.

We are accepting applications for the autumn term starting in September 2019. Applications for academic year 2019 from within the UAE and from overseas must be received within the following deadlines.

International Foundation Programme, Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programmes

For Autumn Start
(September 2019)

Students applying from within the UAE

16 September 2019*

Students applying from overseas

9 September 2019*

*Middlesex University Dubai offers limited places on all programmes and applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

**A limited number of programmes are offered in the winter term (January). Students who wish to apply for January intake should contact the Admissions Department to find out more information on the availability of programmes and for application deadlines.

Late applications may be accepted under exceptional circumstances; however students are advised to allow sufficient time to complete their application and enrollment procedures, as well as attending induction.

How to apply

Candidates who wish to study at Middlesex University Dubai will be required to complete an online Application Form. Please ask the Education Index consultants for help with the application process.

Students will need to submit various documents to support their application:

  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
  • Copy of your passport and UAE residency visa, if Available.
  • Applicants should submit copies of secondary school records including a certificate of completion and a statement of grades/marks.
  • For advanced entry applicants/transfer students: if you are seeking credits for previous study completed at university /post-secondary level, please provide documents (e.g. official transcripts certificates, etc.) showing the subjects completed and marks /grades achieved along with detailed information on the content of courses and an explanation of the grading system .
  • Two (2) academic references on an official letterhead of school /college.
  • A personal statement (200 words or more)
  • Evidence of satisfying the English Language requirements, where applicable.

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Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai Knowledge Park - Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19 P.O., Box 500697, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
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+971 (0)4 3678100


Middlesex University is located in London, and has international campuses in Dubai, Malta and Mauritius.