School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Student views

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

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Joseph Kean

Joseph Kean
Contemporary Issues in Drug Use, MSc

'I feel that the combination of my qualifications and experience have prepared me to undertake more senior roles.'

Natasha Cousins

Natasha Cousins
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

'The course was really interesting and I gained a great deal from it.'

Carla Keegans

Carla Keegans
BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy, 1997

My degree prepared me well for my career.

Eddie Rees

Eddie Rees
BSc (Hons) Sociology

Teesside University provided me with opportunities in life that I had never even considered. It’s hard to think of a reason not to study here.

Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

'I would definitely recommend Teesside because the staff are great, very supportive.'

Sean Deakin

Sean Deakin
MSc Criminology

I really enjoyed the theoretical modules as they were taught by some of the most influential criminologists in the country and their expertise was priceless.

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Sarah  Birch

Sarah Birch
MA Education

'The master’s was absolutely perfect for me because it allowed me to explore areas of research which had an impact on my working life.'

Evangeline Holland

Evangeline Holland
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

'I am so glad I chose to come here, the University has helped shape me into the person I am today.'

Tobias Halford

Tobias Halford
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

I wanted to do something that makes a real difference to people’s life, and thought of primary school teaching.

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

The PGCE course was excellent and the level of teaching was exemplary.

Hollie Fleming

Hollie Fleming
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Morgan Lax

Morgan Lax
BA (Hons) Education Studies

Since completing my degree doors have opened for me - not simply because I have that badge, but because of the graduate skills I have gained.

Adele Harrison

Adele Harrison
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and MA Education

'Teesside has enabled me to explore a number of routes and expand my experience.'

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Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

Adeel Bashir

Adeel Bashir
LLB (Hons) Law

Teesside was my first choice given its excellent reputation for teaching.

Ellen Wright

Ellen Wright
LLB (Hons) Law

'Teesside developed my confidence and ability to recognise my own capabilities which led to me pursuing a path I otherwise would not have even looked at.'

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

Liam Douglas

Liam Douglas
CILEX Fast Track Diploma

It is a fantastic option for me because the work I am doing at Langleys will fulfil the qualifying employment element of the Chartered Legal Executive qualification.

Anishah Aujayeb

Anishah Aujayeb
LLB (Hons) Law

The course was excellent, and I enjoyed the social life as a member of Interlink, the society for international students.

Louise Shaw

Louise Shaw
LLB (Hons) Law

Without Teesside University I would not be in the job I am today.

Courtney  Bain

Courtney Bain
LLB (Hons) Law

'A law degree is essential for pursuing a legal career – I wouldn’t be able to achieve my dreams without the University.'

Jade Jones

Jade Jones
LLB (Hons) Law

I was a member of the Paralympics GB team at the London and Rio Olympics, and
won a bronze medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in the T54 1500m.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott
LLB (Hons) Law

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Laura Farrugia

Laura Farrugia
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Neil  Walsh

Neil Walsh
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology (1997-2000), and MSc Criminal Investigation (2001-2003)

Chloe Fodden

Chloe Fodden
BSc (Hons) Psychology

My course has given me a range of skills such as communication, team work and independence, which are desirable in the work place.

Nikita Patel

Nikita Patel
BSc (Hons) Psychology

It was important to me that Teesside’s course was accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Katie Cartwright

Katie Cartwright
MSc Forensic Psychology

Teesside University helps you develop and become a strong, independent, confident, and experienced hard worker.

Subah Arora

Subah Arora
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

I came to Teesside to start a new chapter of my life on my own and ended up finding a family – Teesside feels like home.

Alex Smethurst

Alex Smethurst
BSc Forensic Psychology

The course content was engaging and gave a really good insight into how forensic psychology can be applied in the wider community. The lecturers were excellent.

Natalie Clark

Natalie Clark
BSc (Hons) Psychology

The library is my favourite part of the campus, especially the refurbishment on the first floor! It makes the library really inviting and motivates me more to do work.

Hannah Erdem

Hannah Erdem
BSc (Hons) Psychology

I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The newly refurbished library is a brilliant place to study and accommodates a variety of different learning styles.