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Teesside University is dynamic and energetic. It’s also a people place with a strong sense of community. With a brilliant range of taught courses and research opportunities, and a recent £200m investment in its flagship Middlesbrough campus, Teesside is an excellent place to study. You’ll find everything you need within walking distance of the campus.
Student choice is at the centre of Teesside University’s philosophy – lots of Teesside’s courses have flexible study options allowing you to fit your course around your other commitments. Teesside also engages closely with local, national and international businesses to ensure that its programmes offer industry recognised skills. Many of Teesside’s courses come with professional accreditation.

Teesside University is friendly and welcoming – book and attend one of its open days to find out for yourself.

If you can’t wait to visit in person, take a virtual campus tour – all of Teesside’s academic facilities are featured so it’s a great way to see where you’ll be studying if you decide to join the University community.

You might also like to request a postgraduate prospectus or get in touch through Facebook or Twitter.

 

Choose Teesside University

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Teesside University offers quality postgraduate study designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to take you to the next level.

  • Postgraduate study is an investment in your future – a postgraduate degree at Teesside is worth on average £200,000 extra in lifetime earnings (The Sutton Trust).

Taught degrees

Teesside University offers a broad portfolio of taught academic courses. You learn through formal lectures and interactive seminars as well as project and assignment work, and vocational practice. Depending on the course you choose, you could be testing your knowledge in a specialist lab, filming or recording in Teesside’s on-site studios or undertaking a placement in a clinical or industrial setting.

Research degrees

There are many leading researchers at Teesside, in areas as varied as virtual environments, rehabilitation, nanotechnology, history, criminology and sociology. With five research institutes Teesside University has a clear focus on research development and building on its research excellence in key areas.

Fees

  • The standard tuition fee for a full-time taught postgraduate course (of 180 credits) is £4,590
  • Some courses may be charged differently, check Teesside’s postgraduate fees and funding page for more information
  • The MBA Master of Business Administration is £10,250
  • If you’re an international student, the fee for a full-time master’s programme is £10,950 and £13,000 for an MBA.

Funding

  • If you progress to postgraduate study from an undergraduate degree at Teesside University, either with no break or within two years of graduating, you will receive a 10% fee discount.
  • If you have graduated with a 1st class honours from another UK institution within the last two years you will also be entitled to the 10% fee discount.
  • Teesside University offer other benefits to its postgraduates including a £50 printing allowance and flexible fee payment options. Have a look at the details on Teesside’s website.
 

Facilities

library

Following a recent £200m investment in its main campus, Teesside University has a new five-story £20m teaching building containing a 200 seat lecture theatre and 1,476m2; of flexible teaching and learning space. This landmark building stands in the heart of the campus, surrounded by the University’s award winning Students’ Union and a newly refurbished library.

Teesside University’s four-storey library has 1,300 places for individual and group study, access to over 40,000 books and 29,500 journals, over 400 PCs and specialist academic librarians for each subject area. There’s also a Costa Coffee for your well-earned study breaks.

As well as new teaching and study space, we’re sure you’ll love Teesside’s new Health and Fitness Centre which offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance areas, multi-purpose studios and a sauna and steam room.

According to whatuni.com, the facilities at Teesside are some of the best in the country.

Entry requirements

For entry to postgraduate certificates (PgCert), postgraduate diplomas (PgDip) or a master's degree at Teesside you usually need one of the following:

  • at least a 2.2 honours degree in a related subject
  • a post-experience or professional qualification
  • equivalent qualifications.

Have a look here at the requirements for a research degree.

As well as traditional qualifications, Teesside University also considers previous experience you may have – this is known as accreditation of prior learning. Find out more on Teesside’s website.

To find out more, or how to apply, call the admissions number given on the course page of the programme you’re interested in. You can find out more here.

 

Meet the students

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Oliver Bekarma has been funded by a local NHS Trust during his three-year postgraduate training for his doctorate in clinical psychology.

 
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Clare Cheverall has gained excellent research skills through her exploration into Jane Austen as part of her English PhD.

 
 

Contact details

Address
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
Telephone
01642 218121
Email
enquiries@tees.ac.uk
Twitter
@teessideuni
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TeessideUni
 
 

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Contact details

Address
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
Telephone
01642 218121
Email
enquiries@tees.ac.uk
Twitter
@teessideuni
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TeessideUni
 
 
 

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