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Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Here some of our successful alumni detail how Teesside helped them on their career path.

Jonny Grant

Jonny Grant

MA Creative Writing

The campus is fantastic, full of resources, and the staff are supportive, accommodating, approachable and extremely knowledgeable.

Meet Jonny Grant  

Josephine Wratten

Josephine Wratten

BA (Hons) English Studies

I liked that the course was flexible and allowed me to juggle studying and training full time.

Meet Josephine Wratten  

Laura Carroll

Laura Carroll

MA Creative Writing

The best part about the course was the supportive environment between classmates and the tutors. We worked hard, built a great supportive network and were a tight-knit group that could trust each other with our writing.

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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.

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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.

Meet Saida El Aloua  

Mandy Norris

Mandy Norris

LLM Master of Laws (Criminal Law)

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

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Hannah Barstow

Hannah Barstow

BSc (Hons) Psychology

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

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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.'

Meet Rebecca Park  

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.'

Meet Matthew Wilkinson  

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.'

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Catherine Edmondson

Catherine Edmondson

LLB (Hons) Law

'I found the course challenging and enjoyable.'

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James Cronan

James Cronan

BA (Hons) Humanities

I was encouraged to follow my dreams and given some excellent advice.

Meet James Cronan  

Jonathan Chambers

Jonathan Chambers

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Education and Training

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

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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.

Meet Sean Deakin  

Emily Palmer

Emily Palmer

BA (Hons) History

'I have thoroughly enjoyed my three years here, so much so that I have accepted a place to study a postgraduate degree.'

Meet Emily Palmer  

Neil Walsh

Neil Walsh

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

Neil is the United Nation’s chief of cybercrime and anti-money laundering. He loved his time at University, gaining friends and skills for life.

Meet Neil Walsh  

Amy Watson

Amy Watson

BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

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

Meet Amy Watson