Summer University - is it for you?
A Summer University course will boost your confidence and can be the first step towards a degree, or it could be all you need.
Field of study:
- Art & Design
- Crime Scene & Forensic Science
- Dissertation and Research
- Education, Early Childhood & Youth
- Employment and Learning Skills
- Science & Engineering
For all enquiries and to request a prospectus:
Summer University could be for you if you want to:
- return to study after taking a break from education
- gain a promotion that needs a qualification
- change your career direction
- or just enjoy the personal satisfaction of learning.
What can I study?
From creative writing to forensic and crime scene science, whatever you want to achieve in life we have something special to help you get there – check out the courses on the right and the venues.
More about the venues.
What qualification will I get?
By successfully completing a module you can use these credits towards an appropriate certificate or award:
- Certificate of Credit – 10 credits
- University Certificate in Continuing Education (UCCE) – 20 credits
- University Certificate in Professional Development (UCPD) – 30 credits
What support can I get?
We know that you might need help and advice from time to time. If you do, come to our Student Services department, which provides a wide range of comprehensive support services. This includes advice about financial matters, health and well-being, careers and counselling – we can point you in the right direction.
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The Library on our Middlesbrough campus has benefited from a £2.1m refurbishment. It has all the print, electronic and multimedia resources you need. Staff will help you with loans and general enquiries. When you are off the campus you can still reach a large amount of information online, including electronic journals and e-books. You can also check and renew loans online.
Our Teesside University Darlington library provides a quiet study environment and has up-to-date resources with experienced staff on hand to help. A selection of books from the Darlington central library has been added to our collection.
How much will my course cost?
The fees are:
- 10 credits £50
- 20 credits £100
- 30 credits £150
If you go on to enrol on a course of over 60 credits in September 2013-14 your Summer University fees will be reimbursed.
We have an Access to Learning fund for students who may need additional help. The fund is means tested and there are other eligibility criteria, one is that the Summer University course must be your first university or higher education course.
To enquire about support, contact our student funding team on 01642 342286 or email@example.com.
How can I apply?
There are no formal entry requirements for the majority of these courses. Just use the apply online button on the course you are interested in.
If we accept you on a course, we will email you to confirm your place. We give priority to people who don't already have a higher education equivalent-level qualification and/or are not currently enrolled on a university programme.
Studying does not have to stop once your course has finished. Come to our open days to find out what you can do after your course has finished.
More about our open days
Changes to courses
Teesside University reserves the right to change the advertised programme without notice. Running or continuing any course or class depends on having enough students enrolled and attending.
Note If you are 16 years of age or under, you are required to have a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis) and attend classes with you. This designated adult may also be required to undergo a Criminal Record Bureau check.
# Courses are preparation courses and lead to a Certificate of Credit. They cannot be used towards another award.