This will enable students to be placed at Level 2 or Level 3 of an appropriate undergraduate programme. Furthermore graduates with ND/HND qualifications who wish to articulate to undergraduate programmes at Middlesex University Dubai will receive a 10% grant towards their tuition fees.
Dr Raed Awamleh the Director of Middlesex University Dubai Campus said that "Many who finish their ND or HND qualifications tend to go directly for employment without considering the prospects of further education - with this agreement, opportunities are not only made more transparent, but the pathway is easier."
Mr. Mark Andrews, Mena Regional Director for Edexcel expressed his pleasure with this agreement by saying:
"Middlesex University Dubai has taken a very important step toward encouraging people to continue their education by recognising and rewarding their past achievements and by offering to ease the financial responsibility this places on them."
Through this partnership, leading UK educational institutions are seeking to make education easily accessible to people, in order to encourage self development in a diverse and competitive world.
Middlesex University Dubai offers a range of programmes from its campus in London. The University is accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency in the UK, is licensed by the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority and has numerous prestigious and well sought for certifications including ACCA, CIM, CIPD.
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK's largest awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
Edexcel'S general qualifications offered worldwide include GCSEs, IGCSEs, and GCE AS and A Levels while vocational qualifications include NVQ and BTEC from entry level to Higher National Diplomas. Each year, over 4 million learners enroll for an Edexcel qualification in more than 85 countries.