Teesside University

Teesside University

University Profile

Postgraduate provision is at the heart of Teesside University’s vision. Our postgraduate students form an integral part of our vibrant community. We offer a wide range of taught and research opportunities, all designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take you to the next level.

At Teesside University we put students at the heart of everything we do.

Why choose Teesside?

We’ve invested over £270m in our campus over recent years and we’re investing an additional £300m over the next 10 years to further enhance the experience of all our students, staff and partners.

We offer some of the most affordable student accommodation in the UK, and the lowest cost in the North East. The cost of our University accommodation for 2017/18 started from just £58 a week (£251 a month) – that’s around half the cost of equivalent accommodation in London.

Middlesbrough was listed as one of the top ten small European cities of the future 2018/19 by the fDi Intelligence.

Results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework highlight the benefit and impact of the research undertaken by our academic staff.

Teesside University is ranked number one of 120 world universities for overall average satisfaction (International Student Barometer 2017).

Taught degrees

Courses normally involve a formal structure of lectures, seminars, lab work (if relevant), projects and a dissertation.

We emphasise projects, assignments and placements that are relevant to work.

Take a look at our postgraduate course listings.

More information - If you want to find out more, or how to apply, call the admissions enquiries number given in the course page on our website.

Research programmes

We have leading researchers in areas as varied as virtual environments, rehabilitation, nanotechnology, history, criminology and sociology. Our research institutes provide a clear focus for our research development, building our reputation for excellence in key areas.

Nearly 70% of our work entered in the latest Research Assessment Exercise is classified as being of international quality or above.

More about research degrees.

Fees and funding

Please see our individual course pages for up-to-date fee information.

You could benefit from a discount of 10% on your course fees if you meet certain conditions

Meet our graduates

Ann Thomas - MSc Advanced Clinical Practice: Management of Long-term Conditions

'All of my study at Teesside University has really helped me progress.'

I found the campus at Teesside University excellent – there’s a good quality library and good access to IT. The support I received from my personal supervisor was outstanding and most certainly contributed to my success throughout my MSc. I would absolutely recommend Teesside University and my particular course.

Peter King - MA Creative Writing

Peter is a Headteacher and is studying part time at Darlington for his MA Creative Writing.

‘I have enjoyed working at the University's Darlington campus. The library is an oasis of calm - ideal for creative writing.'

Amy Long – MSc Physiotherapy

Amy came to physiotherapy from her interest in sport and dance.

In addition to the academic work, we have had observational placements and service users coming in to talk to us about their experience.


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