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School of Science, Engineering & Design

Student views

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

Tab 1
Nathan McNeil

Nathan McNeil
BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics

Don’t be afraid to get back up when you have setbacks.

Courtney  Turner

Courtney Turner
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I visited Teesside with my sixth form class and I fell in love with the science facilities available.'

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.'

Kayleigh Carr

Kayleigh Carr
MSc Forensic Science

My course was varied and covered a wide range of topics. Modules were delivered by knowledgeable lecturers who had a great deal of experience within the forensic science field.

Jodie McArdle

Jodie McArdle
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

I love being able to have a hands on role, to put theory learned in lectures into practice.

Jodi Casement

Jodi Casement
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'None of the other universities I applied to had an entire house for crime scene use and the labs at Teesside stood out a mile above the rest.'

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.'

Caitlyn Hill

Caitlyn Hill
MSc Forensic Science

My favourite thing about Teesside is the people. Teesside is a home from home where all the staff, academics and students are very kind and helpful. It makes studying and working really fun and I have made friends for life.

Peter Arnold

Peter Arnold
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Measurement

'The studies were directly relevant to the world of crime scene investigation, as was the additional certificate that I studied for.'

Ronja Bergmann

Ronja Bergmann
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'Throughout my studies I obtained great support from my lecturers who were always very approachable and engaging. Their broad industrial background provided useful inside knowledge.'

Tab 4
Kerry  Neesam

Kerry Neesam
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

I chose Teesside University because of the great reviews of the campus, people and creative courses.

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The teaching staff are brilliant and supportive and the facilities are excellent.

Lui Zatrak

Lui Zatrak
BA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

I got introduced to many new skills and was guided to continuously improve on them.

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'I enjoyed the hands-on model-making side of the course. This tied in nicely with the rapid prototyping facility on campus.'

Lewis Pennicott

Lewis Pennicott
BA (Hons) Product design

It’s a great course which teaches the essential skills needed to be a top product designer.

Craig Fell

Craig Fell
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Louuise Roberts

Louise Roberts
BA (Hons) Interior Design

'The technical and creative training I received was a great basis to build on when starting out in practice.'

Jennifer Crewdson

Jennifer Crewdson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Teesside University developed my design thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging me to find surprising lateral solutions to briefs.'

Dominic  Cockburn

Dominic Cockburn
BA (Hons) Product Design

'A great course backed with strong lecturers – it was an amazing learning experience that I will never forget.'

Átila  Souza Oliveira

Átila Souza Oliveira
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Átila is here as an international student from Brazil, studying a BA (Hons) Graphic design on a Science Without Borders scholarship.

Tab 2
Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I enjoy the pace of the course and variety of modules to study.'

Sarah Joplin

Sarah Joplin
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'I did many modules that helped prepare me - building technology, structural mechanics, geotechnology, civil engineering analysis and design, and water infrastructure.'

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.'

Graeme Burnett

Graeme Burnett
BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering, 1976

I have enjoyed a broad and successful experience in worldwide operations for the Total Group, having held high-level executive positions in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Charlotte Gibb

Charlotte Gibb
HNC Civil Engineering

I enjoy the variety of learning that the course provides.

Olalekan Odedeyi

Olalekan Odedeyi
PhD Manufacturing Engineering

'Teesside University is a motivating, learning and supportive environment – it has given me the opportunity to stimulate my intellect and broaden my experience.'

Safwan Abuzaid

Safwan Abuzaid
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Extended)

'The facilities here are second-to-none.'

Graeme Pearson

Graeme Pearson
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'My degree has helped me to get my ideal job – a professional rewarding career with a global company.'

Bharath Maraka

Bharath Maraka
MSc Food Processing Engineering (with Advanced Practice)

'This course will help me to build my career as a food quality analyst.'

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson
BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering*

'All elements of my time at the University have set me up for my future, from using the latest technology to socialising and meeting other people.'

Tab 3
Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation* and Master of Research in Science

'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'

Dominic Gilchrist

Dominic Gilchrist
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Professional Experience

'With such a thriving biotechnology industry just on our doorstep the possibilities of work and careers are endless.'

Angelica Avolio

Angelica Avolio
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

I love how passionate the lecturers are and also the fact that many tasks involve group work.

Sophie  Jeffrey

Sophie Jeffrey
BSc (Hons) Human Biology

‘I learned about the whole human body, from muscle groups to small chemical molecules. From this I found my skill was in microbiology and from there I knew what career I wanted.’

Sophie Jeffrey

Sophie Jeffrey
BSc (Hons) Human Biology

'I came to an open day, and the whole experience made it feel homely and welcoming.'

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

'My course is really interesting as we get a mix of hands-on experience and the theory behind it.'

Rebecca Storey

Rebecca Storey
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite thing about Teesside University is definitely how friendly everyone is.

Arun Arathilcandoth

Arun Arathilcandoth
MSc Biotechnology

'The laboratory staff were the best – they supported me in every possible way. And Middlesbrough is an excellent choice, especially for an international student.'

Suvechhya Bastola

Suvechhya Bastola
MSc Biotechnology

'It’s all about integration here.'

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.'