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.'

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.

Rachael Yalcin

Rachael Yalcin
BSc (Hons) Criminology

'Teesside University's focus on delivering a strong student experience, combined with its wide range of facilities and courses, is admirable.'

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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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.'

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

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

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.'

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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Erica Turner

Erica Turner
LLB, class of 2006

'As a solicitor in Jacksons commercial property team I deal with all aspects of commercial property.'

Rebecca Park

Rebecca Park
LLB (Hons) Law

'The social activities, careers service and work experience opportunities gives Teesside University that extra edge that other universities don’t offer.'

Jordan Thompson

Jordan Thompson
BSc (Hons) Policing

'The thing I most like about my course is, it’s really linked to the job I want to do.'

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

Saida El Aloua

Saida El Aloua
LLM International Law

I have had so many opportunities through studying at Teesside, as well as meeting incredible people, and I’ve learned so much.

Lee Smith

Lee Smith
BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

'I am responsible for investigating serious and complex crime and misconduct within the Armed Forces, both in the UK and whilst on military operations, such as Afghanistan.'

Mandy  Norris

Mandy Norris
LLM Master of Laws (Criminal Law)

I loved every minute, which is why I want to come back.

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.

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.'

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.

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Alexander Hektorsson

Alexander Hektorsson
Taught PhD in Counselling Psychology

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.

Alex Robson

Alex Robson
MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills

'My course allows me to delve deeper into specific health behaviours. I love the content and the support provided is incredible. University has changed my life.'

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.

Maria  Eerolainen

Maria Eerolainen
Introduction to Counselling

I came from the US to work in Middlesbrough, and since I had some extra time on my hands I thought it would be nice to learn something new.

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.

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.

Katie Cartwright

Katie Cartwright
MSc Forensic Psychology

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

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.