School of Science & Engineering

Student views

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

Tab 1
Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

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.’

Emily  Kitching

Emily Kitching
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I recommend Teesside University if you’re interested in forensic science. It’s hard work but I think it’s worth it.'

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.'

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.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

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.'

Samantha Hughes

Samantha Hughes
MSc Forensic Science

'The staff are so enthusiastic about their subject and are always willing to help if you have any questions.'

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.'

Tab 2
John Pascoe

John Pascoe
MSc Control & Electronics

'My decision to study at Teesside was greatly influenced by the offer of a bursary. This made it unrivalled value. I would really recommend studying here at postgraduate level.'

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.'

Mohammed Al Haj Saad
MSc Control and Electronics Engineering

'That’s the great thing about the University – there are opportunities here for you to embrace. Everything is so convenient so you have time to fit in study, work and friends.'

Laura Heathwaite

Laura Heathwaite
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

‘I hope my knowledge, coupled with the experience will progress my career.’

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

'If you apply yourself, sometimes working 24/7 in multiple time zones, it is rewarding.'

Chinamano  Moyo

China Moyo
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Extended)

'I have no doubt that my future is bright. There will be good job opportunities when I graduate with this impressive qualification.'

Antarang Kumar

Antarang Kumar
MSc Mechanical Engineering

My course has been an overall experience of academic, extracurricular and so many other things.

Balaji  Vasudevan

Balaji Vasudevan
MSc Petroleum Technology

Yakubu Balogun

Yakubu Balogun
MSc Petroleum Technology

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
MEng Mechanical Engineering

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

Tab 3
Karolin Oliveira

Karolina Oliveira
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

The modules were very well structured and market oriented, and the lecturers were always focussed on the students and willing to give help if needed.

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.'

Giordaina Hartley

Giordaina Hartley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I enjoy being able to apply what I have learnt in lectures to situations in the lab. Expanding my chemical knowledge and gaining further qualifications in chemistry increases the likelihood of getting a good job in my chosen field.'

Jess McDermott

Jess McDermott
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

'It's great that various courses are recognised by academic societies - it increases their validity in the professional world.'

Heidi Stevens

Heidi Stevens
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

'The team of food lecturers are very passionate about their subject which comes across in lectures and tutorials, this is of course infectious.'

Maria Prapa

Maria Prapa
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

‘My degree course was very well organised – I always knew who to talk to if I needed any further assistance. My tutors were very friendly and willing to help at any time.’

Emma Smith

Emma Smith
BSc (Hons) Food, Nutrition and Health Science

'I opted to do a placement year at Adelie Foods between the second and third years of my degree, developing ‘food to go’ products for Sainsbury’s.'

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.'

Liam  Wintrip

Liam Wintrip
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would recommend Teesside University and my course. It provides the perfect amount of theoretical and practical learning to develop you into a chemist, and prepare you for a career in the chemical industry.'

Rachel Swan

Rachel Swann
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences