School of Science & Engineering

Student views

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

Tab 1
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.'

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.'

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.'

Gemma Lynch

Gemma Lynch
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

‘Teesside was the best for the subject. It helped me get my job with Norfolk Constabulary.’

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.'

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.’

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.'

James Merritt

James Merritt
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

'I absolutely loved my third year and graduated with a first-class degree in a really interesting subject that led to many employment prospects.'

Raveen Rathnasinghe

Raveen Rathnasinghe
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology

'I’m learning great techniques that aren’t offered at all universities – and some that are usually only used at postgraduate level.'

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.'

Tab 2
Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison
MEng Mechanical Engineering

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

Leslie R Hamilton

Leslie R Hamilton
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'The enduring benefits from my degree and degree training have been credibility with my peers and prospective business partners and a disciplined and analytic approach to problem solving.'

Duncan Warriner
General Manager, Metal Products Pipeline Engineering

‘Getting the best people for the job is always a challenge. Teesside allows students to gain a highly-credible qualification in mechanical engineering which makes them very much in demand.’

Bikimi Ayiya

Bikimi Ayiya
MSc Petroleum Technology

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.

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.'

Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'You’ll get all the help and support you need, and as long as you are willing to learn and work hard you'll find yourself enjoying it.'

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies
BSc (Hons) Disaster Management

‘I’m really pleased I chose to study Disaster Management – it’s a fantastic course.’

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.

Feras Abozaid

Feras Abozaid
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

Teesside University is a great place and coming here was the best decision I ever made. I’m very proud and lucky to have the opportunity to study here. My advice to anyone who wants to apply for Teesside University - don’t think twice about it.

Tab 3
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.’

Rachel Swan

Rachel Swann
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

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.'

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.'

Zhen Chen

Zhen Chen
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

My favourite module is Food Manufacturing and Processing.

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.'

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.'

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 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.'

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.'