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  • Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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    300
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.04 / 5.00
  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    2.58 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.35 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    70.3 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio
    Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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    16.6
  • Academic Services Spend
    Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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    2,622
  • Facilities Spend
    Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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    471
  • Good Honours
    Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    65.9 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion
    Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    77.6 / 100.0

Middlesex University empowers students to grow as people as well as professionals, gaining academic success while also developing their passions, ideas and skills. Middlesex provides a truly global education, equipping students with the knowledge and transferable skills they need to drive positive change through their career, wherever it may take them. It is a well-established, modern and forward-thinking university offering career-focused courses to prepare students for the world of work.

Entry Requirements

  • Standard undergraduate offers range from 120–320 UCAS points.
  • Middlesex recognises a wide range of UK and overseas qualifications, normally calculating UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2, maximum of 3 A levels or equivalents such as BTEC qualifications.
  • Mature students with relevant work experience will be considered for entry to undergraduate programmes.
  • Students that have achieved a Foundation Degree, CertHE, DipHE, HNC, HND or a number of modules of an undergraduate degree courses at another university may be able to enter an undergraduate course directly into 2nd or 3rd year.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Teaching Methods

  • The university's innovative teaching approach challenges students to put their academic knowledge into practice with opportunities such as competitions, field trips and events to take part in.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • As well as full-time courses, the university also offers part-time and flexible modes of study to students who are already working or have family or other responsibilities.
  • Work placements or internships are available on many programmes, including some sandwich courses. Students on a year-long placement, including those on sandwich courses, don’t pay tuition fees for that year.
  • Students also have the chance to gain work experience abroad through the Erasmus+ scheme, or become an Erasmus Student Ambassador in the UK.
  • Some courses provide the opportunity to study part of the degree at one of the university’s international campuses in Dubai, Malta or Mauritius, or with one of many academic partners around the world.
  • January enrolment is available for some programmes.

Student Services and Facilities

  • The university has invested significantly into improving and building new facilities for students to improve the learning experience. New facilities include art and design studios, digital media labs, workshops, photographic studios and a TV production studio; and also the new Ritterman building which incorporates 4 living green walls.
  • The Sheppard Library provides a flexible learning environment with self-service facilities, open 24/7. The university is the first in the UK to offer each student a free e-textbook per module; students can download these core texts to a variety of devices including smart phones and tablets allowing them to easily access material on the go and share notes on sections digitally with others. This is estimated to save students £400 on a 3-year degree and is highly rated by students.
  • IT facilities in the library include 600 student computers and 340 laptops for loan, along with free printing and Wi-Fi.
  • The award-winning UniHelp service supports students with any challenges they may be facing. Helpdesk advisors provide guidance on library, IT and information enquiries, sources of academic support and also money and welfare services. The service has long opening hours including weekends, and provides online and phone support, plus a face-to-face drop in service at the base in the library. 

Disability Services

  • The Disability and Dyslexia Service enables the university to provide an inclusive teaching and learning environment for all students, including those with hearing loss or visual impairment, mobility difficulties, mental health problems, Asperger’s syndrome or specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, or other conditions.
  • The service can provide advice on course-related adjustments; arrange assessments for students applying for the Disabled Students' Allowance; liaise with tutors and funding authorities; and arrange special provision during examinations.
  • A Counselling & Mental Health team offers counselling or psychological therapy, mental health support and casework. This is provided through 1-to-1 appointments; same-day mini appointments; group workshops on issues such as starting university, stress management, overcoming procrastination and psychological blocks to study; and referral to other services where appropriate. 

Students' Union

  • Middlesex University Students’ Union (MDXSU) is led by elected students and represents students across the university, with particular campaigns on behalf of women students, black students (of African, Caribbean, Asian, Arab descent), disabled students and LGBT students. Student leaders develop their leadership skills through residential training, and MDXSU also provides 150 paid internships. In addition, a free, confidential advice service helps hundreds of Middlesex students every year.
  • MDXSU has a strong focus on volunteering, including paid, part-time local community placements. The MDX Home Soup Kitchen provides warm meals, clothing, legal and medical assistance to local homeless people and those in need. There are also 5 different opportunities to travel, volunteer and complete challenges abroad including Uganda, Thailand, Tanzania, India & Nepal. The Middlesex Raise & Give (RAG) Society raises over £35,000 for charity annually.
  • The union organises Freshers’ events and activities, attended by over 6,000 new and returning students, and supports over 60 societies which organise events, socials, campaigns and guest lectures for university students, as well as the wider community.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • The university offers students a range of flexible and enjoyable part-time work opportunities both on and off campus.
  • These roles can be fitted around studies and holidays, and include student ambassadors and helpers, graduate teaching assistants and student learning assistants.

paid, part-time opportunities through our Middlesex Unitemps Branch.

Careers Guidance

  • Middlesex University aims to ensure that all graduates are employable and able to secure a job when they leave university.
  • To achieve this, MDXworks, delivered by the Employment Service, supports and works with students to plan a route into employment, gain the skills and experience needed to be successful in the work place, and secure a job in time for graduation.
  • The MDXWORKS on-campus team offers 1-to-1 employment advice, and dedicated Employability Business Partners provide specific sector knowledge.
  • The team supports students to gain placements and work experience, and provide workshops and real-world employer driven projects to help students develop their employability skills. Students also gain skills and money through paid, part-time opportunities via the Middlesex Unitemps branch. Employer engagement and networking opportunities enable students to build work contacts.
  • An online portal provides 24/7 access to a full range of jobs in the UK and abroad, along with resources, templates and tools to enhance student’s employment skills, and tailored skills assessment tools.

Student Mix

Student population

Small
<5,000
Medium
5,000–10,000
Large
>10,000

Level of study

  • Undergraduate 76%
  • Postgraduate 24%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 77%
  • Part Time 23%

Where students come from

  • UK 75%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 17%

Student gender

  • Male 41%
  • Female 59%

History

  • For more than 130 years, Middlesex University has been a place of learning, determined to improve the word through teaching, research and the exchange of knowledge. 
  • Its origins go back to 1878, when St Katherine’s College first opened its doors. 7 additional colleges and training institutions across North London followed, coming together to form Middlesex Polytechnic in 1973 and in 1992, Middlesex was awarded the title of university by Royal Assent.
  • In 2005, the university opened its first overseas campus in Dubai, followed by 2 campuses located in Malta and Mauritius.

Notable Alumni

  • Baroness Lola Young – parliamentarian, producer and writer.
  • Suzanne Moore – award-winning columnist at The Guardian.
  • Lutalo Muhammad – European Taekwondo champion and Olympic bronze medallist.
  • Dermot O’Leary – TV and radio presenter.
  • Alan Carr – comedian and TV personality.
  • Dame Helen Mirren – actress.

Further Details

Address Middlesex University The Burroughs Hendon London NW4 4BT
UCAS Code M80