School of Science, Engineering & Design

Student views

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

Tab 1
Courtney  Turner

Courtney Turner
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I visited Teesside with my sixth form class and I fell in love with the science facilities available.'

Carla Winter

Carla Winter
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology

'The scope for further research and understanding of DNA always keeps my interest – it’s one of the things I particularly like about my role.'

Jessica  Morgan

Jessica Morgan
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I eventually hope to become a crime scene investigator and part of a British mass fatalities response unit.'

Ronja Bergmann

Ronja Bergmann
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'Throughout my studies I obtained great support from my lecturers who were always very approachable and engaging. Their broad industrial background provided useful inside knowledge.'

David  Robinson

David Robinson
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I knew that Teesside University would be my best choice from the minute I visited the campus.'

Joseph Dzaka

Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Samantha Gledhill
BSc (Hons) Crime Scene Science

'I would absolutely recommend the Crime Scene Science course as the lecturers and facilities are second to none.'

Emma Peacock

Emma Peacock
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Extended)

'I thought that having a family and young children might limit me, but if you organise yourself then it is not a problem. If I can do it, anyone can.'

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Kayleigh Carr

Kayleigh Carr
MSc Forensic Science

My course was varied and covered a wide range of topics. Modules were delivered by knowledgeable lecturers who had a great deal of experience within the forensic science field.

Tab 4
Louuise Roberts

Louise Roberts
BA (Hons) Interior Design

'The technical and creative training I received was a great basis to build on when starting out in practice.'

Rachael Eland

Rachael Eland
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

'Feedback and regular assessments kept my work focused and ensured I was on track for my deadlines.'

Michelle Backett

Michelle Blackett
BA (Hons) Product Design

'I’m passionate about product design. I chose Teesside University because I was extremely impressed with the lecturers and the facilities available to students. I visited three times to make sure it was the right decision, and each time it was better than I’d imagined.'

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The teaching staff are brilliant and supportive and the facilities are excellent.

Raed Saeed

Raed Saeed Allawi
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture

Olivier Blanc

Olivier Blanc
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'When I came for my interview, I really enjoyed their approach and culture. I felt I would learn a lot.'

Helen  Hurry

Helen Hurry
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

My tutors helped me to get placements during the summer. This gave me amazing experience and was great for my CV.

Lewis Pennicott

Lewis Pennicott
BA (Hons) Product design

It’s a great course which teaches the essential skills needed to be a top product designer.

Ben Russi

Ben Russi
BA (Hons) Product Design*

'The degree at Teesside helped to give me the confidence to apply and push for a role with such an innovative company.'

Kerry  Neesam

Kerry Neesam
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

I chose Teesside University because of the great reviews of the campus, people and creative courses.

Tab 2
Richard Norton

Richard Norton
Industrial Design Engineering, 1989

'If you apply yourself, sometimes working 24/7 in multiple time zones, it is rewarding.'

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed
MSc Process Manufacturing Management

'My postgraduate course was certainly a good investment towards my career.'

Nuria Manuel

Nuria Manuel
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'The course helped me to get a better understanding of what industry is really like. It wasn’t just theoretical – I could see what it would be like in the real world.'

Loukas Lowe

Loukas Lowe
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Industry

'My placement allowed me to translate the skills I developed at university into real-life projects while also learning new skills.'

Muneeb Shahid

Muneeb Shahid
MSc Petroleum Technology

'Reaching the position I am working in now would have taken at least another ten years without my degree. The course definitely offered value for money, it was totally worth it.'

Steven Harvey

Steven Harvey
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'When I started my apprenticeship eight years ago I never envisaged doing a degree, but fast forward to the present day and I’m now completing my degree – I feel really proud of what I have achieved.'

Andrew Colling

Andrew Colling
MEng Mechanical Engineering

'I was extremely impressed with the recent investments in the engineering department, campus and facilities.'

Kirsty Freeman

Kirsty Freeman
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'It’s so important to get some work experience – whether a short placement during the summer or a full year out, you learn things which are impossible to teach in a classroom.'

Jakob Grant-Ward

Jakob Grant-Ward
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'My placement made me a better-rounded individual and gave me the chance to put the things I had learned on the course into practice.'

Christian Easley

Christian Easley
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'The best thing about the course was that it gave me a platform to begin my career.'

Tab 3
Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

'I gained a lot of skills, and met so many amazing people.'

Ben Tucker

Ben Tucker
BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry*

'It was a pleasure to be taught by staff who obviously have a genuine passion for the subject.'

Liam  Wintrip

Liam Wintrip
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would recommend Teesside University and my course. It provides the perfect amount of theoretical and practical learning to develop you into a chemist, and prepare you for a career in the chemical industry.'

Angelica Avolio

Angelica Avolio
BSc (Hons) Food and Nutrition

I love how passionate the lecturers are and also the fact that many tasks involve group work.

Jesse Dondapati

Jesse Dondapati
MSc Biotechnology

'Teesside was one of the few places in the UK that offered the course I wanted.'

Stacie Hughes

Stacie Hughes
BSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

'The New Product Development module set me up for the practical and the theoretical aspects of my career, and the tutors’ industry experience showed me what would be required of me in my job.'

Callum Lilley

Callum Lilley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The chemistry lecturers have an obvious passion for the subject and I learnt about different areas of chemistry.'

Heidi Stevens

Heidi Stevens
BSc (Hons) Food Science and Engineering

The team of food lecturers are very passionate about their subject which comes across in lectures and tutorials, this is of course infectious.

Sophie Jeffrey

Sophie Jeffrey
BSc (Hons) Human Biology

'I came to an open day, and the whole experience made it feel homely and welcoming.'

Megan Todd

Megan Todd
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'In this profession, there is only so far you can go without a degree. When I graduate, it will enable me to go deeper into research and progress further within the profession.'