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School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Student views

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

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Sean Deakin

Sean Deakin
MSc Criminology

I really enjoyed the theoretical modules as they were taught by some of the most influential criminologists in the country and their expertise was priceless.

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Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

The PGCE course was excellent and the level of teaching was exemplary.

Kassandra  Allison

Kassandra Allison
FdA Supporting Teaching and Learning

I’m currently working with children and I wanted to expand my knowledge and skills to progress into a higher position.

Rebecca  Bennison

Rebecca Bennison
PGCE Education and Training with Teaching English (Literacy)

I love the diverse nature of teaching English and helping learners from all backgrounds gain qualifications to help them progress to the next stage of their life.

Charlotte Hadfield

Charlotte Hadfield
FdA Supporting Teaching and Learning

I love that I get to do a work-based placement alongside my course, I’m gaining first-hand experience of my chosen career path in primary schools.

Jessica Kemp

Jessica Kemp
FdA Early Years Sector Endorsed

I feel like I am constantly learning from my teachers, as well as developing relationships with them, this allows me to ask any questions I have.

Christopher Barnes

Christopher Barnes
Certificate in Education (CertEd) Education and Training

I’ve learnt that to make a student’s journey positive you need to use different teaching styles.

Susan Gooding

Susan Gooding
BA (Hons) Education and Training

The way the course is taught is great. You have plenty of support, not only from the staff but from your classmates as well.

Warren Miller

Warren Miller
PGCE Education and Training with Teaching English (Literacy) | MA Education (Trauma-Informed Practice)

The facilities are a high standard and accommodating

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Matthew  Wilkinson

Matthew Wilkinson
BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

For anyone who is considering doing some distance learning, I would definitely advocate it and I would absolutely champion and recommend Teesside University.

Amber Lynch

Amber Lynch
LLB (Hons) Law

The campus is amazing – everything is in close proximity meaning that you’re never far away from your next lecture or seminar.

Mandy  Norris

Mandy Norris
LLM Master of Laws (Criminal Law)

I loved every minute, which is why I want to come back.

Courtney  Bain

Courtney Bain
LLB (Hons) Law

A law degree is essential for pursuing a legal career – I wouldn’t be able to achieve my dreams without the University.

Bethany Pickering

Bethany Pickering
LLB (Hons) law

The facilities are the best I have experienced and the 24 hour library was a great help during my studies.'

Saida El Aloua

Saida El Aloua
LLM International Law

I have had so many opportunities through studying at Teesside, as well as meeting incredible people, and I’ve learned so much.

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

I’ve really enjoyed my Law Clinic module. This has involved gaining hands-on experience in the University’s working law clinic which members of the public can go to for legal advice.

Rebecca Park

Rebecca Park
LLB (Hons) Law

The social activities, careers service and work experience opportunities gives Teesside University that extra edge that other universities don’t offer.

Jordan Thompson

Jordan Thompson
BSc (Hons) Policing

The thing I most like about my course is, it’s really linked to the job I want to do.

Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson
LLB (Hons) Law

I found the course challenging and enjoyable.

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Kerna Faustin

Kerna Faustin
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Hannah  Barstow

Hannah Barstow
BSc (Hons) Psychology

I loved my course, especially the forensic classes which were amazing.

Neil  Walsh

Neil Walsh
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology (1997-2000), and MSc Criminal Investigation (2001-2003)

I lead the UN’s strategic response to cybercrime, money laundering and terrorist financing by delivering capacity building in over 70 countries.

Maria  Eerolainen

Maria Eerolainen
Introduction to Counselling

I came from the US to work in Middlesbrough, and since I had some extra time on my hands I thought it would be nice to learn something new.

Stacie Thursby

Stacie Thursby
BSc (Hons) Forensic Psychology

My degree has nurtured my skills and helped me develop new ones.

Jessica Rees

Jessica Rees
MSc Forensic Psychology

I find forensic psychology interesting because no two cases are the same, this makes the work varied and interesting.

Nicole Beddard

Nicole Beddard
MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills

Without my qualification or university experience I would not be where I am today. I have met some wonderful people and gained so much knowledge in different areas.

Laura  Kane

Laura Kane
BSc (Hons) Psychology

Laura chose Teesside because she felt it would offer the support she needs to succeed.

Celia  Mason

Celia Mason
MSc Health Psychology

Lynda  McPherson

Lynda McPherson
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling/MSc Health Psychology

I have had such amazing experiences during my time here. The teaching has been outstanding, it’s been incredible.