Undergraduate study

Choose Teesside

We put students at the heart of everything we do

Teesside University is a people place. Study here and you are part of a close-knit, vibrant and supportive community. We're friendly and welcoming - you only need to come to one of our open days to experience that for yourself.

Cutting-edge campus

Campus heart

The Curve, our £22m teaching facility, opened in 2015
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We've invested over £270m in our campus giving us a leading edge in digital innovation, top-notch forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings.

What else?

  • The Curve, our £22m teaching facility, opened in 2015.
  • £6m to expand, upgrade and refurbish our science and engineering facilities, including a flight simulator and plant and jet engine simulation.
  • A new £2.75m health and fitness centre opened in January 2016 - fitness and free weights areas, sprint track, multi-purpose studios and sauna.
  • £1.1m refurbishment of multi award-winning Students’ Union, and a further £2.5m to follow.
  • A £6m library refurbishment investment has started - already with above average National Student Survey satisfaction.
  • Continued investment in technology, accommodation and classrooms.
  • Five new catering outlets coming soon.
    Find out more about our campus developments

Reputation for quality

  • 88% of students would recommend Teesside University to others (National Student Survey 2016).
  • 87% of our students are satisfied with their course - above the national average of 86% (National Student Survey 2016).
  • Teesside is the country's top university for nursing - 97% of students are satisfied with their course (National Student Survey 2016).
  • Ranked 23rd in the UK (number one in the North East) for teaching quality (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).
  • We have an excellent reputation for research and enterprise - we team up with national and international academic, industrial and public sector partners. The majority of our research work is rated as being world-leading or internationally excellent with strong, real world impact, and we’re investing more.
    More about research at Teesside
  • Over 85 years of teaching excellence - we were officially opened in 1930 as Constantine Technical College to support Middlesbrough's booming engineering and shipping industries.

Excellent support

  • Our learning resources, including our library and IT provision, are in the English universities' top 30 with 90% satisfaction rating (National Student Survey 2016).
  • We are number one in the UK for international student satisfaction (International Student Barometer 2016).
  • We have been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Excellence - and we were the first modern university to be awarded the Times Higher Education University of the Year (2009-10).
  • Our award-winning Students' Union is ranked in the top three in the world by international students (International Student Barometer Autumn 2015).
  • Benefit from our student services for help with everything from applications, admissions and finance to careers and counselling - our students praise our support services for their accessibility and sensitivity.
    More about our student support

Career focus

  • We enhance your employability and emphasise professionalism through work placements, volunteering, live projects, accredited courses and graduate internships.
  • Our graduates are working all over the world for companies such as the BBC, Aston Martin, Disney, Johnson Matthey, HSBC, United States Air Force Research Lab, Vodafone, Microsoft, the NHS, Rolls-Royce, Raleigh UK, 22 Cans, Framestore.
  • Through our on-campus business support, our graduates have launched over 300 new businesses, creating 600 jobs.
    More about our business support

Great place to live

  • The hub of student night life is our award-winning Students' Union - in the UK top 10 (National Student Survey 2016) and Gold Award in the 2016 Best Bar None awards.
    More about the Students' Union
  • Tees Valley is a fantastic place to live with coast and countryside on the doorstep. The Mini Rough Guide to Teesside is your perfect companion to exploring Teesside - one of the UK's most varied and vibrant regions.
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  • More than £500m is being invested in Middlesbrough and the surrounding area:
    • planned £30m snow centre
    • £21m Middlesbrough Sports Village with an IAAF athletics stadium, cycling velodrome, outdoor track, skatepark, court sports, 4G pitches and more
    • £7.7m revamp of Middlesbrough town hall
    • £250,000 scheme to create a town-centre haven for independent traders, micro-pubs, eateries and shops
    • designer fashion stores, international restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, comedy and music venues to suit all tastes.
      Middlesbrough & Tees Valley
  • Find out what's on, where to go, where to eat and where to stay on the Love Middlesbrough website.
    Love Middlesbrough
    Love Middlesbrough - cool place - warm people

Value for money

  • We are offering a generous funding package if you are a new full-time undergraduate student starting in 2017 including £500 to kickstart your degree - choose from scholarships, discounts, fee waivers and bursaries.
    More about scholarships
  • We have affordable accommodation with free internet access - the cost of living is relatively low with student discounts widely available.
    More about our accommodation

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