Postgraduate study


Teesside is a major international centre for the chemical and process industries and home to some of the most advanced pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in the world. The region also hosts major international engineering design and construction industries. We enjoy close links with engineering industries on Teesside - many are involved in designing and delivering our programmes. This ensures that your chosen programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills sought by employers.

First-class facilities

Teesside University provides industry-standard laboratories and equipment for a highly industrially relevant and representative learning experience. Specialist engineering laboratories include designated areas for the built environment, civil and structural engineering, computer-aided design and manufacture, materials engineering, control systems, electrotechnology, chemical and process engineering.

Laboratory facilities include:
• distributed control systems
• distillation and absorption columns
• 3D printing and laser processing facilities
• power system simulator laboratory
• facilities in electron microscopy, x-ray, spectroscopic and thermal analysis
• mechanical testing equipment
• scanning electron microscopes
• integrated flight simulation laboratory
• facilities for physical and load testing of aircraft structures
• nanotechnology and clean-room facility
• microfabrication systems
• polymer processing equipment
• flexible manufacturing system
• motorman robot
• CNC machinery
• 3D Scanner
• jet engine laboratory
• petroleum engineering equipment

Professional accreditation
Selected MSc programmes are accredited by the relevant professional bodies. Check the course information pages for details.


Engineering research by staff in the School of Science and Engineering has been highly commended. The latest national Research Excellence Framework 2014 has rated 90% of our research as having 'outstanding' or 'very considerable' impact.

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  • 90% of our engineering research was rated as having 'outstanding' or 'very considerable' impact
  • Professional body accreditation for several of our postgraduate courses
  • State-of-the-art laboratories and equipment