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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Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

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

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.'

Carla Keegans

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

My degree prepared me well for my career.

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.

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.

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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.

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.'

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.'

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

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

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.'

Hollie Fleming

Hollie Fleming
BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

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.

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Adeel Bashir

Adeel Bashir
LLB (Hons) Law

Teesside was my first choice given its excellent reputation for teaching.

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.

Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson
LLB (Hons) Law

'I found the course challenging and enjoyable.'

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.'

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.'

Amy Watson

Amy Watson
BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

'I loved the hands-on aspect of the course.'

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 Scott

Andrew Scott
LLB (Hons) Law

Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) 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.'

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Nikita Patel

Nikita Patel
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

Penny Coppard

Penny Coppard
Msc Forensic Psychology

I would recommend Teesside, it is a friendly campus with staff that are really working hard to make the student experience the best it can be.

Chloe Fodden

Chloe Fodden
BSc (Hons) Psychology

My course has given me a range of skills such as communication, team work and independence, which are desirable in the work place.

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.

Alex Smethurst

Alex Smethurst
BSc Forensic Psychology

The course content was engaging and gave a really good insight into how forensic psychology can be applied in the wider community. The lecturers were excellent.

Neil  Walsh

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

Nicole Westmarland

Professor Nicole Westmarland
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Women’s Studies

‘Teesside University gave me the first step towards doing something I enjoy and want to do in life, rather than just doing a job.’

Alex Robson

Alex Robson
MSc Health Psychology and Clinical Skills

'My course allows me to delve deeper into specific health behaviours. I love the content and the support provided is incredible. University has changed my life.'

Alexander Hektorsson

Alexander Hektorsson
Taught PhD in Counselling Psychology