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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.'

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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.

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

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.

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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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.

Louise Shaw

Louise Shaw
LLB (Hons) Law

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

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.'

Sabia Ali

Sabia Ali
LLB (Hons)

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.'

Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson
LLB (Hons) Law

'I found the course challenging and enjoyable.'

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.'

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

Amy Watson

Amy Watson
BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

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

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.

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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.

Laura  Kane

Laura Kane
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Laura chose Teesside because she felt it would offer the support she needs to succeed.

Millie Sullivan

Millie Sullivan
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

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.

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.

Katie Cartwright

Katie Cartwright
MSc Forensic Psychology

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

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.

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.

Kerna Faustin

Kerna Faustin
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Jolien Vleeshouwers

Jolien Vleeshouwers
MSc Health Psychology

'I would recommend Teesside University as my experiences with the University have been excellent. I would also recommend my course for the same reason.'