School of Science & Engineering

Student views

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

Tab 1
Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

'The teaching on my course was excellent and the number of visiting speakers and experts was impressive.'

Kelly Naisbett

Kelly Naisbitt
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation*

Emma Peacock

Emma Peacock
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Extended)

'I thought that having a family and young children might limit me, but if you organise yourself then it is not a problem. If I can do it, anyone can.'

Daniel Iceton

Daniel Iceton
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'The facilities are first class and the teaching staff have a lot of experience of working in the field, so they’ve got plenty of anecdotal and real life situations to draw on.'

Carla Winter

Carla Winter
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology

'The scope for further research and understanding of DNA always keeps my interest – it’s one of the things I particularly like about my role.'

Samantha Gledhill
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I would absolutely recommend the Crime Scene Science course as the lecturers and facilities are second to none.'

Debbie Bradley

Debbie Bradley
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

‘The crime house is fantastic with rooms where crimes are re-created. It’s so life-like.’

Georgina Brookes

Georgina Brookes
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science and MSc Mass Fatality Management and Victim Identification

'When choosing my degree, I discovered that Teesside had the best facilities for their courses in crime scene science.'

David  Robinson

David Robinson
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I knew that Teesside University would be my best choice from the minute I visited the campus.'

Mitesh Lakhani

Mitesh Lakhani
Graduated with honours in digital forensics

'My course at Teesside helped me prepare for a career in forensics – I learnt a vast amount. I’ve been able to use my knowledge and techniques in the real world of work.'

Tab 2
Graham Lupton

Graham Lupton
BEng Tech (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

'It’s two years of hard work which will pay off in the long run.'

Ghassan Murad

Ghassan Murad
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'I would recommend Teesside University without hesitation – it was one of the first academic institutes to introduce such a unique engineering specialisation at undergraduate level.'

Patrick Pisani

Patrick Pisani
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has definitely assisted me.'

Mangesh Gharfalkar

Mangesh Gharfalkar
PhD research

'The close collaboration between academia and industry is what attracted me to conduct research here.'

Yakubu Balogun

Yakubu Balogun
MSc Petroleum Technology

Muneeb Shahid

Muneeb Shahid
MSc Petroleum Technology

Reaching the position I am working in now would have taken at least another ten years without my degree. The course definitely offered value for money, it was totally worth it.

Jason McAndrew

Jason McAndrew
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'Teesside University has an extremely good reputation for engineering, good ties with local industry, and excellent student and careers services that are dedicated in helping students and graduates in their studies and future careers.'

Charlotte Gibb

Charlotte Gibb
HNC Civil Engineering

I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.

Craig Hoggett

Craig Hoggett
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology, 1997

Two things in particular have been so important to my subsequent career: the explicit training in research methods and writing up results; and a lot of practice in presentation skills.

Oliver Burrill

Oliver Burrill
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering

'I’ve been able to apply what I’ve learned and implement it at work every day.'

Tab 3
Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

Karen McCartney

Karen McCartney
BSc (Hons) Combined Science and MSc Biotechnology

Rachel Swan

Rachel Swann
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Lewis Tull

Lewis Tull
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'The lecturers are superb and the class sizes are kept small so we got lots of one-to-one contact.'

Lexy Sarginson

Lexy Sarginson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Teesside is good at getting you ready for a successful career within your specific field.

Ben Hitchinson

Ben Hitchinson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

'Teesside’s biological sciences degree really jumped out at me. Coming along to the open day was the deciding factor.'

Callum Lilley

Callum Lilley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The chemistry lecturers have an obvious passion for the subject and I learnt about different areas of chemistry.'

Stephen Ward
BSc (Hons) Chemistry, 2014

The course gave me experience of delivering presentations to a scientific audience, and the problem-solving skills that are essential to my current role

Zoe Johnston

Zoe Johnston
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'After a tour of the University and facilities, and a warm reception from current students and lecturers, my heart was set on attending this university.'

Ben Tucker

Ben Tucker
BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry*

'It was a pleasure to be taught by staff who obviously have a genuine passion for the subject.'