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International Foundation Programme

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.

Academic Requirements – IFP

We accept students with a diverse range of entry qualifications and from varying backgrounds. The following qualifications are normally considered for admission into the International Foundation Programme:

  • British National Curriculum contact admissions@mdx.ac.ae for more details.OR

  • UAE national General Secondary School Certificate: minimum grade of 60% overall OR
  • American High School: Successful completion of the high school diploma with overall grade “C” or equivalent OR
  • Pakistani Intermediate Level National curriculum (Part 1 & 2): completion of FSC/HSC with minimum grade of 60% or equivalent OR
  • Iranian secondary school: completion of High School Diploma with minimum grade of 12 out of 20 OR
  • Nigerian Senior School Leaving Certificate: minimum overall grade of “C6” in 5 academic subjects. Students are required to print out the official results from the NECO website at www.neconigeria.org OR
  • International Baccalaureate: successful completion of an IB Certificate may be considered for entry to the International Foundation Programme.
  • National curriculum of the countries of Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan: completion of High School Certificate (Attestat).
  • West African GCE: completion of A-Levels with minimum average grades of “C6” in 5 academic subjects. Students need to print out the official results from the WAEC website at www.waecdirect.org OR

This list shows only a selection of qualifications and if your high school system does not appear here, please contact our Admissions Office and we will be able to advise you further.

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