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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Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

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

Carla Keegans

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

My degree prepared me well for my career.

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.

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.'

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.

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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.

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

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

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.'

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.

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.'

Hollie Fleming

Hollie Fleming
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

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.'

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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.'

Matthew  Wilkinson

Matthew Wilkinson
BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

'For anyone who is considering doing some distance learning, I would definitely advocate it and I would absolutely champion and recommend Teesside University.'

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.'

Andrew Critchley

Andrew Critchley
BA (Hons) Policing

Visiting an open day was really helpful. It gave me the reassurance that this was the place for me. I got to learn more about the course and see the facilities first hand.

Louise Shaw

Louise Shaw
LLB (Hons) Law

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

Adeel Bashir

Adeel Bashir
LLB (Hons) Law

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

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.

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.

Sabia Ali

Sabia Ali
LLB (Hons)

Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

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Nikita Patel

Nikita Patel
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

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.

Laura Farrugia

Laura Farrugia
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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.

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.

Penny Coppard

Penny Coppard
Msc Forensic Psychology

I would recommend Teesside, it is a friendly campus with staff that are really working hard to make the student experience the best it can be.

Nicole Westmarland

Professor Nicole Westmarland
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Women’s Studies

‘Teesside University gave me the first step towards doing something I enjoy and want to do in life, rather than just doing a job.’

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.