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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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Phoebe  Cadman

Phoebe Cadman
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

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.

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.'

Natasha Cousins

Natasha Cousins
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

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

Ashitah Aujayeb

Ashitah Aujayeb
MSc Criminology

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

Phoebe Cadman

Phoebe Cadman
BSc (Hons) Criminology with Youth Studies

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.

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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.'

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.

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

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.

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Laura Jane  McInnes

Laura Jane McInnes
LLB (Hons) Law

Jade Jones

Jade Jones
LLB (Hons) Law

I was a member of the Paralympics GB team at the London and Rio Olympics, and
won a bronze medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in the T54 1500m.

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.'

Amber Lynch

Amber Lynch
LLB (Hons) Law

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.

Adele Holmes

Adele Holmes
LLB Law

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.

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)

Emma Hill

Emma Hill
LLM Master of Laws

Without this degree, I wouldn't be in my current role and wouldn't be in the position that I'm in today.

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Alexander Hektorsson

Alexander Hektorsson
Taught PhD in Counselling Psychology

Katie Cartwright

Katie Cartwright
MSc Forensic Psychology

Teesside University helps you develop and become a strong, independent, confident, and experienced hard worker.

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.

Neil  Walsh

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

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.

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.

Hannah  Barstow

Hannah Barstow
BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

Lynda  McPherson

Lynda McPherson
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

I just love learning. I spend weeks on assignments and miss the work once their done.

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.

Kerna Faustin

Kerna Faustin
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology