Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE

Dubai, UAE


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas branch campus of the renowned Middlesex University (London, UK). Its students have the benefit of studying for a Quality UK Degree while taking advantage of the year-round sunshine, safety, luxurious lifestyle, and excellent career opportunities that the city of Dubai affords. Middlesex University is a global university committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students, by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research, grants and professional practice. Middlesex University Dubai prepares its students to be professional, skilled individuals fitted for the modern world, committed to life-long learning and able to contribute to the communities in which they live and work.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campus of Middlesex University Dubai is located in Dubai Knowledge Park, right in the heart of Dubai close to key tourist attractions and business hubs including: Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Dubai Media City, and Dubai Internet City. The campus occupies spacious classrooms and study areas within four buildings. Dubai Knowledge Park itself was set up in 2003 for international institutions that promote learning. Middlesex University Dubai students, therefore, have the opportunity to participate in a much wider student community.Several courses are offered in various fields of studies at Middlesex University that includes business, accounting and finance, science and technology, law, art and design, media, health and education as well as foundation programmes. It is also the first and only university to offer a face to face LLB Degree (British Qualifying Law).Students enrolled in the Dubai campus of the Middlesex University benefit from opportunities available in the Middle East countries after the completion of the course. Also, the country has a rich diversity of students belonging to diversenationalities, which eventually provides an apt environment for an individual to learn and grow.

Accomplishments & Alumni

Students and faculty of the Middlesex University, Dubai are constantly achieving excellence in education and research work and have received various awards and recognition for their achievements at both national and international level. Middlesex University, Dubai was awarded the Best Media Centre at the Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards in 2019. In the same year, the university was named the University of the Year 2019 for Advertising at Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity. Moreover, research work at the Middlesex University, Dubai is carried with dedication and interest. The university has also established the Student Research Sub-Committee (SRC) to promote, encourage and support students in research.At Middlesex University Dubai, student research is one of the cornerstones of its academic community. The Student Research Sub-Committee (SRC) was established to encourage, support, and promoting student research. Students at the Middlesex University Dubai have a lifelong connection with the Alumni. The Alumni community are involved in various activities of the university that includes annual events, reunions and interaction with present students as Guest speakers.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

There are more than 3,800 students from over 118 nationalities currently studying at Middlesex University Dubai. Students join the university from countries such as: Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Vietnam, Japan, Colombia, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Germany, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and many more.Middlesex University Dubai has a strong industry engagement with top recruiters and employers who provide job opportunities to students who graduate from the Middlesex University, Dubai. According to 2020 reports, 85% of graduates of Middlesex University Dubai were placed in top organisations. Some of the leading corporate partners of Middlesex University, Dubai are Accenture, Adidas Group, Bosch, Cisco, Citi Bank, Dell, Deloitte, E&Y, Emirates Airlines, IBM, Intel, KPMG, Mastercard, PWC, Zomato, Oxford University Press etc.

COVID-19 Response

  • In response to changing teaching and learning during the pandemic, Middlesex University Dubai launched its Think Smart. Study Different educational model allowing new and returning students to choose between two modes of study.The Blended Learning mode combines face-to-face classes with online learning; providing students and parents with the reassurance that they will have the faculty and class interactions they are hoping for, while adhering to stringent health and safety measures. The Distance Learning approach is 100% online, enabling students to pursue their university studies without having to physically come to the campus.
  • International students and those with underlying health conditions, or students who do not yet feel comfortable studying on campus can rest assured knowing that they can continue their education and return to campus when they are ready.
  • Rigorous health and safety measures and procedures have been put in place across the university campus to ensure those who opt for Blended Learning are able to return to campus knowing that their safety will not be compromised. Such measures include the mandatory use of face masks, social distancing at all times, reduced class sizes, temperature checks and sanitisation procedures, as well as a Track and Trace System that records when individuals enter and leave the campus buildings.
  • State-of-the-art learning platforms such as Microsoft Teams are used for the online learning element, allowing faculty to livestream their lectures and engage with students as they would in a classroom setting.
  • Support services such as the universitys Centre for Academic Success and Careers and Employability Service will also move online and continue to deliver a range of 1:1 consultation sessions and specialist workshops to students.

Also Read:Middlesex University Dubai Launches New Scholarships & Grants for Indian Students

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Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE Scholarship

Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Academic Excellence Scholarship is a competitive scholarship offered to students who demonstrate outstanding academic excellence. Students enrolling in Bachelors programmes at Middlesex University Dubai can apply and receive the scholarship.

Indian students can check the value of Academic Excellence Scholarship based on the percentage obtained in high school in the following table:

% in CBSE, ICSE or other State Board


Above 95

INR 17,83,615

90  to 94.99

INR 12,88,166

85 to 89.99

INR 7,92,717

80 to 84.99

INR 6,93,628

70 to 79.99

INR 3,96,358

Students applying for Bachelors programmes are eligible to apply for the Academic Excellence Scholarship.

Disclaimer: Only one Scholarship or Grant is applicable. If a student chooses the Academic Excellence Scholarship, he/she will not be eligible to receive the International Study Package and vice versa.

International Study Package

The International Study Package is offered to international students who are enrolled in the International Foundation and All Bachelors Programmes at the Middlesex University, Dubai. 

Students can receive an International Study Grant of 20%. Students who apply for the Academic Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to combine the International Study Package grant.

Candidates can visit the scholarship page of the Middlesex University, create an account and then apply for the International Study Package.

The fee structure of programmes for which International Study Package is considerable is as follows:


Fee in INR 

International Foundation Programme
(Year 1)


Undergraduate Programmes (Per Year)- duration 3 years 



  • The aforementioned fee is subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction. 

  • Only one Scholarship or Grant is applicable. If a student chooses the International Study Package, he/she will not be eligible to receive the Academic Excellence Scholarship and vice versa.

Postgraduate/Masters Study Grant

The Postgraduate/Masters Study Grant is offered to international students enrolled in MA and MSc courses at Middlesex University Dubai. The Grant covers 10% of the Postgraduate Study cost for all postgraduate programmes.


Professional Study Grant

The Professional Study Grant is offered to international students enrolled in the Middlesex MBA (all pathways) and the MA Human Resource Management and Development programme at Middlesex University Dubai. The Grant covers 20% of the fee.

The grant is divided into two years of study for those enrolled in part-time study.

The programme fees are mentioned in the below table:


Fee in INR 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)


MA Human Resource Management and Development


Disclaimer: The aforementioned fee is subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction. 

Team Middlesex Sporting Excellence Grant

The Team Middlesex Sporting Excellence Grant is offered to students who demonstrate academic excellence as well as aptitude in sports before joining Middlesex University Dubai. Any student having achievements in sports at a national and/ or international level can apply for the scholarship. The scholarship amount granted is deducted from the total fees of the programme in which the student is enrolled.

Scholarships & Grants for Indian Students

Middlesex University Dubai has launched new scholarships and grants for Indian students who wish to apply for the September 2021 intake, enabling them to earn a UK degree in Dubai. Check scholarship details for both UG and PG applicants here.


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Dubai Knowledge Park - Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19 P.O. Box 500697, Dubai United Arab Emirates

www.mdx.ac.ae/september2021 | 971443678100 | admissions@mdx.ac.ae

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