School of Health & Social Care

Student views

Student satisfaction remains consistently high as evidenced by the independent National Student Survey results each year.

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Shirley Fenn

Shirley Fenn
BA (Hons) Social Work

I would recommend both my course and the University because of the experiences and opportunities I’ve had.

Rebecca Kranz

Rebecca Kranz
MSc Diagnostic Radiography

'The clinical placements were excellent, and allowed the students to really get stuck-in and gain hands-on experience, which is the best way to learn the practical aspects of the job.'

Gursharan  Lotay

Gursharan Lotay
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

'After having physiotherapy treatment myself, I became interested in the subject and decided to move to a career in healthcare.'

Natalie Craven

Natalie Craven
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

Alan Ayling

Alan Ayling
BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

I was pleasantly surprised by how quickly we started doing practical work.

Rachel Cutler

Rachel Cutler
BSc (Hons) Midwifery

'The support from the tutors is excellent. They are professional, knowledgeable and so enthusiastic.'

Anna Hatton

Anna Hatton
PhD Rehabilitation Sciences, 2010

The encouragement and mentorship which I received from my research supervisor was the driving force behind my decision to enter the academic route.

Sophie Suri

Sophie Suri
PhD research

'The work is novel and has the potential to improve clinical care – a very exciting project and team to be part of.'

Paul Watson

Paul Watson
PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Nurse

'The public health academic staff are very supportive and have a wealth of knowledge and experience.'

Darren Hawes

Darren Hawes
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice

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Suzanne Costello

Suzanne Costello
BSc (Hons) Applied Sports Therapy

'Teesside is a great place to study. As a mature student I gained the degree I needed to progress in my career.'

Ben Mortlock

Ben Mortlock
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

'I think the work placement module was the most important module of my course – it gave me real insight about what I needed to do.'

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown
BSc (Hons) Physical Activity, Exercise and Health

'Teesside University has been really helpful to me to reach my goals, as I am working academically to achieve my ambitions.'

Leslie Curvis
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching Science)

'Without Teesside University my career would be very different.'

James Haycock

James Haycock
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

‘Gaining my degree and meeting inspirational people was the essential catalyst to my career.’

Andrew  Richardson

Andrew Richardson
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Applied Sport Science)

"This course allowed me to apply all the modules I have studied to an array of different sports, which gives me the skills to be more employable."

Louis Cunningham

Louis Cunningham
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Applied Sport Science) and MSc Strength and Conditioning*

'My courses, unpaid and paid work experience really helped me to develop my education and philosophy in the field of sport science.'

Graeme Tiffin

Graeme Tiffin
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

I came to Teesside University as a mature student to accomplish my dream of forging a
career in professional football.

Gemma Grainger

Gemma Grainger
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise (Coaching)

The theoretical knowledge I gained alongside the practical knowledge I already had was invaluable.

Andy Graham

Andy Graham
BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Academically, the course gave me a fantastic skill set to go out into the world and legally practise as a sports therapist.