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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
Caitlyn Hill

Caitlyn Hill
MSc Forensic Science

My favourite thing about Teesside is the people. Teesside is a home from home where all the staff, academics and students are very kind and helpful. It makes studying and working really fun and I have made friends for life.

Ben  Wood

Ben Wood
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science and MSc Criminal Investigation

Teesside University has been an amazing place to study - the facilities are second to none and the support systems are fabulous.

Kelly Naisbett

Kelly Naisbitt
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation*

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.

Samantha Hughes

Samantha Hughes
MSc Forensic Science

'The staff are so enthusiastic about their subject and are always willing to help if you have any questions.'

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.'

Nathan McNeil

Nathan McNeil
BSc (Hons) Computer and Digital Forensics

Don’t be afraid to get back up when you have setbacks.

Samuel Cadd

Samuel Cadd
MSc Forensic Science

'The teaching on my course was excellent and the number of visiting speakers and experts was impressive.'

Stacey Mensforth

Stacey Mensforth
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'I got on really well with my classmates and made a lot of good friends for life.'

Jodi Casement

Jodi Casement
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

'None of the other universities I applied to had an entire house for crime scene use and the labs at Teesside stood out a mile above the rest.'

Tab 4
Dominic  Cockburn

Dominic Cockburn
BA (Hons) Product Design

'A great course backed with strong lecturers – it was an amazing learning experience that I will never forget.'

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.

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.'

Lui Zatrak

Lui Zatrak
BA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

I got introduced to many new skills and was guided to continuously improve on them.

Emma  Bidgood

Emma Bidgood
MSc Advanced Home Futures

‘Teesside University is warm, welcoming and full of lots of incredible people, you'll be surprised how comfortable you feel here.’

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell
BA (Hons) Industrial Design

'I enjoyed the hands-on model-making side of the course. This tied in nicely with the rapid prototyping facility on campus.'

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma

Cotilda Makhumula-Nkhoma
MA Future Design

'Launchpad is a great asset for graduates wanting to go into business and I developed great networking skills. My highlight was showcasing Cotilda’s Fashion Limited at Africa Fashion Week London 2016.’

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.'

Kerry  Neesam

Kerry Neesam
BA (Hons) Graphic Design

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

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.

Tab 2
Safwan Abuzaid

Safwan Abuzaid
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (Extended)

'The facilities here are second-to-none.'

Olalekan Odedeyi

Olalekan Odedeyi
PhD Manufacturing Engineering

'Teesside University is a motivating, learning and supportive environment – it has given me the opportunity to stimulate my intellect and broaden my experience.'

Abi Holt

Abi Holt
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

'I considered two universities - I preferred the course content at Teesside, and I liked the fact that I would obtain a BEng rather than a BSc.'

Jason McAndrew

Jason McAndrew
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control Engineering

'Teesside University has an extremely good reputation for engineering, good ties with local industry, and excellent student and careers services that are dedicated in helping students and graduates in their studies and future careers.'

Chinamano  Moyo

China Moyo
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Extended)

'I have no doubt that my future is bright. There will be good job opportunities when I graduate with this impressive qualification.'

Tom Cave

Tom Cave
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering

'The campus services are amazing. The help and support available is incredible.'

Martin Axon

Martin Axon
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

'I've made some fantastic lifelong friends and being able to indulge my passion for engineering.'

Michael Morrison
BEng (Hons) Instrumentation and Control

'I wasn't particularly academic at school but here I am, achieving a first-class honours degree.'

Feras Abozaid

Feras Abozaid
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

'Coming here was the best decision I ever made. My advice to anyone who wants to apply for Teesside University - don’t think twice about it.'

Bharath Maraka

Bharath Maraka
MSc Food Processing Engineering (with Advanced Practice)

'This course will help me to build my career as a food quality analyst.'

Tab 3
Sophie  Jeffrey

Sophie Jeffrey
BSc (Hons) Human Biology

‘I learned about the whole human body, from muscle groups to small chemical molecules. From this I found my skill was in microbiology and from there I knew what career I wanted.’

Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima
BSc (Hons) Applied Science and Forensic Investigation* and Master of Research in Science

'What you learn is not simply out of a text book or an intelligent brain, but also from personal invaluable experience.'

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.

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.'

Celine Mahe

Céline Mahé
BSc (Hons) Process Biotechnology

'I really appreciated having so many opportunities at Teesside – there is lots of involvement with industry.'

Giordaina Hartley

Giordaina Hartley
BSc (Hons) Chemistry

'I enjoy being able to apply what I have learnt in lectures to situations in the lab. Expanding my chemical knowledge and gaining further qualifications in chemistry increases the likelihood of getting a good job in my chosen field.'

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.'

Arun Arathilcandoth

Arun Arathilcandoth
MSc Biotechnology

'The laboratory staff were the best – they supported me in every possible way. And Middlesbrough is an excellent choice, especially for an international student.'

Dr Diana-Abasi  Udoh

Dr Diana-Abasi Udoh
MSc Biotechnology

I recommend Teesside University 100%. For a UK university with top notch teaching and research facilities and yet very affordable think Teesside University.

Henny Folorunso

Henny Folorunso
MSc Forensic Science

'The six-week summer boost placement I did was one of a kind – I don’t think I would have the opportunities I have today without it.'