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Middlesex University

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Middlesex University is a single site campus located in Hendon, north London. It's a green and peaceful part of the city and only 30 minutes away from central London by tube. Their teaching approach means you’ll learn in a hands-on way.

You’ll solve real-life problems and get real-world experience on work placements and using their industry standard facilities. At Middlesex students come first, so you’ll have access to an extensive network of support designed to help you every step of the way.

When you study at Middlesex, you’ll work and collaborate with students from over 140 countries, giving you the opportunity to learn from different perspectives and socialise with a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“So far I could say that it's been an amazing experience. Like my course, the overall atmosphere as well as the overwhelming support from our professors regarding exams.”

“I love it! It was quite difficult to understand how different life will be without a full timetable and realising that I will have to tell myself when I have to revise but now I'm coping well! I also met amazing people and made friendships that will last a lifetime.”

“It’s been fantastic, It took a little time for my course to properly start and for myself to get used to it but now it’s fantastic! There is so much support to hand and everyone is so friendly!”

Job Prospects
Job Prospects

Job Prospects

Middlesex University gets you ready for the future. You’ll build confidence, skills and connections for your career. You’ll get practical work experience and network with employers through their London location and connections. You’ll learn from experts who teach in a hands-on way so you’ll graduate with skills to stay ahead. The range of work opportunities available to you on campus and in the local community include:

MDX Works employment hub - Get one-to-one tailored support through their employment hub to help secure work experience, placement, internships and graduate jobs.

Expert career advisors - Advisors use their sector-specific knowledge and experience, to review your CV, support you with applications and to prepare you for interviews.

In-house agency (MDXcel) - You’ll be able to collaborate with other students to create innovative solutions for national and local business, while developing hands-on experience and making industry connections.

Work while you study - Middlesex students have worked over 55,000 hours on campus, getting outstanding work experience and skills development in areas such as marketing, sports, events and more. You’ll also have access to online tools and resources including thousands of roles in the UK and abroad on the university’s job board.

Visit their career page for further information.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“Having employment workshops to increase my chances of employability as well as student support services to help improve my resume.”

“My uni has a employability scheme which helps students find jobs and gives advice.”

They give updates on current employments within the university as well as other companies. They also provide events for CV help and they have placement module which is amazing!”

Graduates in job/further study
Course and lecturers
Course and lecturers

Course and lecturers

The university’s approach to teaching means you’re not only studying a subject-you’re doing it too, helping you to develop real-life skills that you will get ready for the work place. Students learn through doing and making, and real-world experience such as working on live design briefs, networking with industry leaders or offering legal advice through THEIR Law Clinic.

Their award-winning teaching and research staff share practical knowledge and techniques to help you develop your own skills. Plus, you’ll learn in surroundings equipped to industry standards to help you prepare for the real work place.

Visit our courses page for further information.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“Middlesex uni is very organised as far as my experience of the course I am doing presently. The school placement is very detail and we often get other emails as a reminder of what we need to do and what are set in priority. Also, I enjoyed most of the lecture I receive and I feel engaged with the subjects been taught.”

“As I've been out of education for almost 10 years, I'm thoroughly enjoying every aspect of the course and don't really have anything negative to say about it!”

“I love the fact that our lecturers make sure we understand and that in most lectures the tutor does a recap of the previous lecture before we start the new one.”

Students' Union
Students' Union

Students' Union

Middlesex University Students’ Union is your gateway to fun, friends and experiences that will look great on your CV. When you join Middlesex you automatically become a member of our award-winning Middlesex University Students’ Union.

MDXSU is your dedicated voice on campus. It’s here to support you throughout your studies and help make the most of your time at university, providing opportunities to meet new people, develop your skills, campaign for change and try something new.

Visit their life on campus page for further information.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“Students union is doing a great job by providing various events and societies helping students from different parts of world to feel like in home.”

“I think I'm a bit too shy to get involved in it. But I think that the student union is truly amazing, they are all super helpful and organise superb events!”

“The students union are there almost all the time to help students, I am hopefully going to take part in the student union next year once I get used to my job load.”



The university has five self-catering halls in close proximity to the university, including traditional shared halls with bathrooms or en-suite rooms. All housing has shared kitchen facilities and rent is inclusive of bills, contents insurance and internet. Most also have an on-site laundrette, a common room, a communal cleaning service and on-site security teams. Prices range from £147.63 to £182.60 per week. The university also guarantees a place in halls for all full-time first year undergraduate. You can also choose to rent in private accommodation.

Visit our accommodation page for further information.

Commuting to University

Many Middlesex students live in other parts of London, or even further away, and travel onto campus. If you plan to live at home while you study and commute to university, they’ll help you find the right balance between campus and home life.

Visit their commuting to Middlesex page for further information.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“My accommodation is great! I moved into a lovely clean and fresh feeling flat of 6 people and it’s been great, I’m close to all my other friends in the accommodation with easy access to supermarkets and central London just a few stops on the tube which is a 5 minute walk! The accommodation office is always welcoming and has helped me with everything that I’ve needed, my accommodation is an all round good place to spend my first year!”

“I live in an en suite student halls with a shared kitchen. I love the accommodation and it is in a peaceful area for me where everything is also accessible.”

“Facilities are great, staff is awesome.”

Cost of living
Accommodation This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
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Middlesex is a campus university in north London with everything you need in one place. Their specialist course facilities mean that you’ll learn the skills employers want with professional and industry-standard equipment.

For nursing and midwifery, you’ll use brand new digital technology including augmented reality midwifery, neonatal and anatomy equipment. You’ll train with industry-standard software in their state-of-the-art Financial Markets Lab. And you’ll experience the buzz and atmosphere of the court room in their specialist Chambers in Hendon Town Hall.

They’ve got some of the best facilities for creative subjects in the UK like their TV studio and 3D workshops. As a science, technology and engineering student, you’ll work with high-tech simulators. The university’s professional sport facility at Allianz Park has the latest health and fitness technology for you.

To support your study, they’ve got a library that opens 24/7 with free laptop loans, e-books, printing and photocopying.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“Middlesex's facilities are impressively great, contemporary and amazing to use.”

“They have a good gym with lots of classes. The sports facilities are great and the showers are good. The labs are well funded and the library is a good size.”

“My university’s facilities are all you could want! There’s a fully equipped gym that I use, many sport facilities including tennis courts and 3g pitches, one of the best unis in the UK for technology!”

City life
City life

City life

At Middlesex you’ll be best-placed to take advantage of the unlimited cultural, social and career possibilities in this city. The Hendon campus is a 15-minute walk to Hendon Central tube on the Northern Line and Hendon Overground. From here it is around 25 minutes to central London’s world-renowned museums, shops, bars and restaurants.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

"One of the best place to live in this world, nice environment, better people.”

“City life is amazing, very social people and so many places to visit.”

“The city life is great I love it! It’s just the right distance away from the city! There’s a 10 minute walk from the uni to the tube station and then a few stops and you’re in central London! It’s so easy to explore and great around the city.”

Cost of living
Cost of a pint This is the average cost of a pint.
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Clubs and Societies
Clubs and Societies

Clubs and Societies

At Middlesex, whatever your passion, you can find like-minded people on campus to share it with, through over 85 student societies. While some focus on changing the world, and others on sharing an interest, they’re friendly and welcoming. Plus, you can meet people and learn skills, that will boost your career.

Visit their clubs and societies page for further information.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“So many societies that host fun events.”

“There is something for everyone!”

“I'm on the Competitive Dance Team and I love being part of it!”

Student support
Student support

Student support

At Middlesex students come first, that’s why they’ll be there to support you every step of the way. University may feel different from anything you’ve experienced before, but you don’t have to cope with challenges alone. From one-to-one academic support, to counselling and childcare, you’ll get access to an extensive network of support designed to help get you through.

Visit the university’s support page, to find out more about the different types of support available to you whilst you study at Middlesex University.

Middlesex University students on Whatuni say:

“Very good and very supportive especially where I have struggled with things e.g. essays.”

“Good level of support with chances to meet up with tutors for extra support.”

“Each student has a personal tutor to which they can turn when they are facing any troubles which I think is truly amazing because you know that you're not alone. When my feedback was delayed once my lecturer sent me an email with an apology that he is late but he was ill, so once again - amazing!”



Full-time courses

  • Undergraduate fees are currently £9,250 per year for UK/EU students. For a typical three year degree, the total costs for your studies will be £27,750.

Part-time course

  • Part-time fees are calculated per taught credit which is currently set at £77 per credit for all programmes.
  • A full undergraduate programme is made up of 360 credits and different modules carry different credit weighting.

For up-to-date information and how to apply for funding, visit our fees and funding page.

International Students

  • Tuition fees vary according to the course you are studying and subject to inflation. Check your course page for up-to-date information. Visit the finance for international students page for further information.

* Tuition fee costs can be found on individual course pages on the website (these fees apply for each year of the course, and may be subject to an annual increase). Please note, tuition fees are subject to inflation which might affect full-time and part-time fees.

Scholarships/ Bursaries
Scholarships/ Bursaries

Scholarships/ Bursaries

Each year the university grants scholarships, bursaries and awards to UK, EU and international students to help fund their studies. Each application is assessed on a case-by-case basis. See scholarships available below:

Community Scholarship

  • Amount: £6,000
  • Eligibility: Detailed eligibility criteria can be found in the application form.

The Lucy Graham Dance Award  Academic excellence in dance

  • Amount: £500
  • Eligibility: Incoming or current undergraduate students who are enrolled on a BA Dance Programme.

The Optivo Study4Success Award – Accommodation costs paid for your first year of study

  • Amount: Accommodation fees paid for one year.
  • Eligibility: Currently living in social housing.

The Redrow Aspirational Award – Incoming students based in London

  • Amount: £2,000
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate students starting in September 2019.

Significant achievement in sport

  • Amount: Ranging from £200 to £1,000
  • Eligibility: Any undergraduate or postgraduate student demonstrating a significant achievement in sport.

For further information on the application process and deadlines, visit their scholarships and bursaries page.

Academic strengths
Academic strengths

Academic strengths


Students have two placement opportunities during their studies and have access to Industry-standard labs including equipment pioneering molecular analysis post the genomic era.

Design Crafts

Facilities include a print room, 3D workshops with extensive machinery, four photographic studios with state-of-the-art digital editing and printing facilities plus darkrooms, and a materials room. Students also have access to the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture and their world-leading research and exhibitions. 

Entry requirements
Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The university’s personalised approach to admissions means we consider a range of qualifications, but also take your previous experience into account. They accept applications from school and college leavers as well as mature students and those without formal qualifications who can prove relevant professional knowledge and skills.

Entry requirements will vary from course to course, visit their courses page for up-to-date information.


Key stats

WUSCA ranking The overall ranking is decided by students from this institution rating them in a Whatuni review. This forms the basis of the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA for short).

79th / 131

CUG ranking Source: Complete University Guide 2020

89th / 131

TEF score The Teaching Excellence Framework is how the standard of teaching at this institution is judged by an independent panel of experts. It's broken down into three levels; gold, silver and bronze, and looks at teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes.

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