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Postgraduate Programmes

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.

Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Programmes

Academic Requirements – Postgraduate

We accept students with a diverse range of entry qualifications and from varying backgrounds. Specific academic and work experience requirements exist for each of our postgraduates programmes as shown in the table below:

Name of Programme

Academic and Work Experience Requirements

MBA (Master of Business Administration) Normally a second class UK honours degree or above, or an equivalent qualification and a minimum of 3 years professional full-time work experience. Candidates may be eligible without an honours degree if they can demonstrate a significantly successful managerial experience**.
MA Human Resource Management Normally a second class UK honours degree or above, or an overseas equivalent qualification. Applicants without a degree who have practical experience in personnel work will also be considered, but you will need to demonstrate your ability on the basis on courses already attended, references supplied, a 2,000-word essay and an interview.
MA Marketing Communications Normally a second class UK honours degree or above, or overseas equivalent qualification. Applicants without a degree who have minimum 3 years managerial experience in sales or marketing will also be considered.
MSc Applied Psychology We welcome applications from graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years’ work experience.
MSc Computer Network Management A second class honours degree (UK) or an equivalent overseas qualification in computer science or networks, or in a field that provided significant exposure to IT, for example, management, business, mathematics, science or engineering. We also accept applicants with degrees in other fields who can demonstrate relevant industrial experience combined with extensive IT background.
MSc Project Management Applicants will be expected to have a good honours degree (2nd class Honours or above) or equivalent in an engineering based discipline. Graduates from other related disciplines may also be admitted to the programme after interview. Preference will be given to graduates with industrial experience. In addition candidates will have such qualities as being creative, proactive and having a desire to engage with the curriculum, and be able to think as an individual but able to work in a team. Candidates should be able to show a keen interest in engineering in all its aspects.

MA International Relations We welcome applications from graduates with a good honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of three years’ work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.
MSc Media Management
Normally a second class UK Honours degree or above, or overseas equivalent qualification is required. Applicants without a degree who have minimum three (3) years of significant managerial experience in sales or marketing will also be considered.

** Managerial experience implies managerial responsibility for people and/or functions and/or technical expertise, e.g. accountancy.
Potential candidates are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office for individual consultation on a case-by-case basis.


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