Postgraduate study

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Excellent courses and research opportunities

We are committed to creating and delivering value to our students – it's what we do best.

We offer quality courses and research opportunities in a range of dynamic, energetic and innovative learning environments to take you to the next level.

First-class facilities

  • We've invested over £270m in our award-winning campus in recent years.
  • The Curve is our ultra-modern £22m teaching facility providing a range of flexible teaching and learning spaces.
  • Our science and engineering facilities have recently had a £6m refurbishment with the addition of a flight simulator and plant and jet engine simulation equipment.
  • Our new £2.75m gym opened in 2016, offering fitness and free weights areas, a sprint track and multi-purpose studios.
  • We're investing £6m to further upgrade and enhance our library provision.
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High-quality learning

  • We're ranked 23rd in the UK (and number one in the North East) for teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).
  • 88% of students would recommend Teesside University to others (National Student Survey 2016).
  • We're number one in the UK for overall satisfaction (International Student Barometer 2016).
  • Benefit from our strong reputation for research and enterprise with national and international academic, industrial and public sector partners.
  • Many of our postgraduate courses are accredited by the relevant professional bodies, like the Chartered Institute of Marketing, British Psychological Society, National Council for the Training of Journalists. We work with local and national employers to make our courses directly relevant to your future.

Great value for money

  • A postgraduate degree is worth on average £200,000 extra in lifetime earnings (The Sutton Trust 2013).
  • If you are coming from overseas, benefit from our international scholarship - it's worth £1,500 a year if you are an individual full fee paying student (not sponsored by your employer or government). Pay fees in full on or before enrolment and get another 5% discount.

Fantastic prospects

  • Our taught and research opportunities include professional master's and doctorate programmes - ideal if you're looking to do research that's more relevant to your work.
  • If you are looking for a chance to develop your skills and experience, we can give practical help and information on how to find a work placement or internship.
  • We are constantly expanding volunteering opportunities on campus (sports volunteering, event volunteering), and locally and nationally through Voluntees, our online volunteer service. 73% of employers would employ someone with volunteering experience over someone without (Timebank).


Your employees are your greatest asset so it pays to make sure they are better qualified, more productive and motivated to give your business a competitive advantage. A number of routes enable you to help support your staff with their studies:

  • your employee can take out a government loan
  • a career development loan or other grants may apply
  • you may pay all or part of the course fees through an arrangement between you, your employee and the University.

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