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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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.

Carla Keegans

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

My degree prepared me well for my career.

Natasha Cousins

Natasha Cousins
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

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

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.'

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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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.

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.'

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.

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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Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson
LLB (Hons) Law

'I found the course challenging and enjoyable.'

Amy Watson

Amy Watson
BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

'I loved the hands-on aspect of the course.'

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.'

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.

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.

Adeel Bashir

Adeel Bashir
LLB (Hons) Law

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

Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

Emma Hill

Emma Hill
LLM Master of Laws

Without this degree, I wouldn't be in my current role and wouldn't be in the position that I'm in today.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott
LLB (Hons) 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.

Neil  Walsh

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

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.

Millie Sullivan

Millie Sullivan
BSc (Hons) Psychology

'I definitely think that this course will help me achieve my career ambitions.'

Laura Farrugia

Laura Farrugia
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Kerna Faustin

Kerna Faustin
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

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.

Chloe Byrne

Chloe Byrne
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Teesside is a fantastic place to live and choosing to study at Teesside University is something your future self will thank you for.

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.

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.