School of Science & Engineering

Student views

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

Tab 1
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.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Jessica  Morgan

Jessica Morgan
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I eventually hope to become a crime scene investigator and part of a British mass fatalities response unit.'

Kelly Naisbett

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

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.'

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.'

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Annette  Bostock

Annette Bostock
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

Volunteering developed my confidence in working as part of a team and particularly in speaking in front of people.

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.'

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
Leanne Bartlett

Leanne Bartlett
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'Teesside University is a great place to help me pursue a career in chemical engineering.'

Andrew Colling

Andrew Colling
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I was extremely impressed with the recent investments in the engineering department, campus and facilities.'

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.'

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.'

Thana Noor

Thana Noor
PhD research

This new approach should save money and labour so it will be a big improvement.

Steven Harvey

Steven Harvey
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'When I started my apprenticeship eight years ago I never envisaged doing a degree, but fast forward to the present day and I’m now completing my degree – I feel really proud of what I have achieved.'

Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, and PhD chemical engineering

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
MEng Mechanical Engineering

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

Josh Sykes

Josh Sykes
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

'I would recommend Teesside University – the lecturers are knowledgeable and helpful, and the facilities are good.'

Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

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

Tab 3

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

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.'

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.'

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.'

Charmaine Bale

Charmaine Bale
Graduated with honours in applied science and forensics, class of 2002

‘I lift fingerprints, photograph and examine for trace evidence.’

Lexy Sarginson

Lexy Sarginson
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

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

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.'

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.'

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.'

Henny Folorunso

Henny Folorunso
MSc Forensic Science

'The six-week summer boost placement I did was one of a kind – I don’t think I would have the opportunities I have today without it.'