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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Joseph Kean

Joseph Kean
Contemporary Issues in Drug Use, MSc

'I feel that the combination of my qualifications and experience have prepared me to undertake more senior roles.'

Eddie Rees

Eddie Rees
BSc (Hons) Sociology

Teesside University provided me with opportunities in life that I had never even considered. It’s hard to think of a reason not to study here.

Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

'I would definitely recommend Teesside because the staff are great, very supportive.'

Natasha Cousins

Natasha Cousins
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

'The course was really interesting and I gained a great deal from it.'

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.

Rachael Yalcin

Rachael Yalcin
BSc (Hons) Criminology

'Teesside University's focus on delivering a strong student experience, combined with its wide range of facilities and courses, is admirable.'

Carla Keegans

Carla Keegans
BA (Hons) Politics and Social Policy, 1997

My degree prepared me well for my career.

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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.

Morgan Lax

Morgan Lax
BA (Hons) Education Studies

Since completing my degree doors have opened for me - not simply because I have that badge, but because of the graduate skills I have gained.

Sarah  Birch

Sarah Birch
MA Education

'The master’s was absolutely perfect for me because it allowed me to explore areas of research which had an impact on my working life.'

Adele Harrison

Adele Harrison
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies and MA Education

'Teesside has enabled me to explore a number of routes and expand my experience.'

Hollie Fleming

Hollie Fleming
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

Tobias Halford

Tobias Halford
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

I wanted to do something that makes a real difference to people’s life, and thought of primary school teaching.

Evangeline Holland

Evangeline Holland
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

'I am so glad I chose to come here, the University has helped shape me into the person I am today.'

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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.'

Liam Douglas

Liam Douglas
CILEX Fast Track Diploma

It is a fantastic option for me because the work I am doing at Langleys will fulfil the qualifying employment element of the Chartered Legal Executive qualification.

Andrew Critchley

Andrew Critchley
BA (Hons) Policing

Visiting an open day was really helpful. It gave me the reassurance that this was the place for me. I got to learn more about the course and see the facilities first hand.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott
LLB (Hons) Law

Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

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.'

Lee Smith

Lee Smith
BSc (Hons) Policing and Investigation (Distance Learning)

'I am responsible for investigating serious and complex crime and misconduct within the Armed Forces, both in the UK and whilst on military operations, such as Afghanistan.'

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.'

Louise Shaw

Louise Shaw
LLB (Hons) Law

Without Teesside University I would not be in the job I am today.

Sabia Ali

Sabia Ali
LLB (Hons)

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Neil  Walsh

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

Nikita Patel

Nikita Patel
BSc (Hons) Psychology

It was important to me that Teesside’s course was accredited by the British Psychological Society.

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.

Millie Sullivan

Millie Sullivan
BSc (Hons) Psychology

'I definitely think that this course will help me achieve my career ambitions.'

Hannah  Barstow

Hannah Barstow
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

Chloe Byrne

Chloe Byrne
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Teesside is a fantastic place to live and choosing to study at Teesside University is something your future self will thank you for.

Jolien Vleeshouwers

Jolien Vleeshouwers
MSc Health Psychology

'I would recommend Teesside University as my experiences with the University have been excellent. I would also recommend my course for the same reason.'

Subah Arora

Subah Arora
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

I came to Teesside to start a new chapter of my life on my own and ended up finding a family – Teesside feels like home.

Hannah Erdem

Hannah Erdem
BSc (Hons) Psychology

I would definitely recommend Teesside University. The newly refurbished library is a brilliant place to study and accommodates a variety of different learning styles.