Middlesex University

At a glance

Middlesex University is a modern and forward-thinking university offering career focussed courses to prepare students for the world of work.

The university equips students with in-depth knolwdge and transferable skills so that graduates’ personal and professional growth empower them with competitive edge and set them apart in the real world.

The university offers more than 400 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in six Schools: Arts & Design, Business, Health & Education, Law, Media & Performing Arts, Science & Technology. The university is a leader in the development of today’s creative industries. Art, design and media students train in industry-standard studios and digital workshops using top-notch equipment and software.

The tuition is provided by pioneering researchers, specialist practitioners and award-winning professionals who are at the forefront of their fields. With most of the course, you will have opportunities to gain practical experience which will allow you to realise your passions and develop innovative solutions in your chosen field. Middlesex University’s Institute for Work Based Learning is a recognised Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

The university has recently invested £200 million in its North London campus to give students industry-standard facilities that you will be using later on in your career. The university, in fact, has one of the biggest and best campuses in London with state-of-the-art laboratories, workshops and modern lecture theatres. There are also brand new spaces where you can relax, drink and eat with friends.

It is one of the most popular UK universities for international students. More than a third of all students are international, from more than 140 countries.

Facts & figures

Type of Institution

Higher Education Provider (HEP). Student Sponsor - Track Record

Campus Locations

London (England)

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Why choose Middlesx University

With its international partnerships and campuses, Middlesex is a truly global university and one of the first UK higher education institutions to deliver British higher education overseas. The two modern campuses situated overseas in Dubai and Mauritius offering the same high standard and quality of teaching and internationally recognised qualifications as you can expect from the university’s campuses in London. It is possible for you to combine some of the courses in London with time spent in Dubai, giving you the opportunity to take advantage of studying at both campuses and join the universty’s diverse mix of students.

  • The University conducts regular surveys to gauge student satisfaction (85% - National Student Survey).
  • Middlesex has transformed its campuses as part of a drive to improve the learning environment for students. In 2011 it opened the latest of its new buildings, an £80m state-of-the-art art, design and media building at Hendon campus.
  • Through a combination of workshops, one-to-one advice and employer events, the universities careers service helps students focus their ambitions on their career goals.
  • Courses are specifically designed to be relevant to future careers, and are taught by industry focussed academics. Middlesex is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for graduate salaries (Parthenon Group).
  • The University helps hundreds of students find relevant work placements while at university and offer a dedicated service to support students in preparing for their career.
  • Middlesex has been ranked in the top ten for graduate salaries alongside Oxford and Cambridge in a research report by the Parthenon Group. The report also shows that Middlesex is better than most UK universities on employment outcomes for its students.
  • Middlesex also received QAA praise for its initiatives to improve student progression and achievement and the ‘distinctive contribution’ of the University’s Work Based Learning programmes.
  • Middlesex is a centre of excellence for teacher education with all teacher education rated good or very good by OFSTED
  • Middlesex students joining from October 2012 onwards who decide to boost their career prospects with a year-long placement, will not pay tuition fees for the placement year.
  • Every Middlesex student has the chance to spend a year studying overseas as part of their degree course, broadening students experience and building their confidence.
  • The RAE 2008 showed that Middlesex is the best in the UK among new universities for Philosophy and History of Art, Architecture and Design and in the top 5 for Business and Management, Geography and Environmental Studies, Social Work and Social Policies, and Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.
  • The most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) found 90% of research to be 'internationally recognised', acknowledging the schools and research centres as being of an international standard across a number of areas.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8411 5555
Email: enquiries@mdx.ac.uk
Web: www.mdx.ac.uk

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