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Teesside University

Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, Teesside in North East England. It is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions. It is a friendly, modern university with a broad range of courses and study options.

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Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England. Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the s..

Teesside University
Teesside University
Teesside University
URBAN
Estd
1930
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
September/October/November 2022

Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, Teesside in North East England. It is a leading university with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions. It is a friendly, modern university with a broad range of courses and study options.

Key statistics

Teesside is a real-world university that prides itself on its inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach and on the significant positive social, economic and cultural impact that it has upon the communities that it serves and the wider economy of the North of England. Founded on a rich heritage, the University has taken a leading role in employer engagement, the enhancement of learning, teaching and the student experience, real-world research, staff and leadership development, employer workforce development, social, cultural and community enrichment and widening participation.

Total UG Students  Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
18,263 2,138 11% 16:6

The University has invested more than £260m on its award-winning campuses in recent years to further enhance the experience and support provided to students, and it remains committed to investment-led growth. The five-storey undergraduate and postgraduate teaching facility is popular with employers working in partnership with the award-winning university. Work has started on a brand new £20m flagship teaching building at the centre of the campus and a news landscaped 'campus heart'.

The university has 22,000 students and is given consistently good reviews in the annual national student survey. Teesside's campus is at the heart of Middlesbrough town centre with a wealth of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants on the doorstep as well as a stunning art gallery Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. The Tees Valley is sandwiched between the beautiful North York Moors and some of the most dramatic coastline in Britain.

Notable Alumni

  • Marek Reichman – a design director for Aston Martin, designing James Bond’s car in Casino Royale.

  • Andrew Lomas – worked on Avatar's computer graphics alongside director James Cameron.

Under Graduate

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Biochemistry BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Events Management* BA (Hons) with a work placement
Tution Fees
14,350
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Chemical Engineering with Industry BEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

International Management (Marketing Management) Ap..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Electrical Power and Energy Systems MSc
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year ( January enrollment: 16 months) 

Post Graduate

Criminal Investigation MSc
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Geography BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Concept Art MA with advanced practice
Tution Fees
7,500
Duration
 2 Years (September enrollment: 20 months) 

Under Graduate

Civil Engineering MEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Interior Design (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Food and Nutrition BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Concept Art BA (Hons) including foundation year
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Sociology BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

International Business with Human Resource Managem..
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Chemistry BSc (Hons) (including a work placement)
Tution Fees
14,350
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

Applied Artificial Intelligence MSc
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Project Management MSc
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year ( January enrolment: 16 months) 

Post Graduate

Photography MA
Tution Fees
13,000
Duration
 1 Year (January enrollment: 16 months) 
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English Language Requirements

  • Students need a high level of English to write academic essays and reports, listen to lectures and take notes, summarize academic texts, give academic presentations and take part in discussions and seminars.

  • If a student's English language skills are not at the required level, the university has a range of courses that run before the start of the academic programme. They help build confidence using English in the classroom and in social situations, as well as helping students settle in to the university and local area.

IELTS score requirement for the undergraduate courses

Undergraduate Score
Law, crime and investigation 6.0
Business, English, history, sport, psychology, criminology, sociology, youth studies, education 6.0
Health 7.0
Fine art, design, media production, performing arts, engineering, science, computing, media studies, journalism 5.5

IELTS score requirement for the Undergraduate Year 2 and 3 entry where permitted courses

Undergraduate Year 2 and 3 entry where permitted Score
Law, crime and investigation 6.0
Business, fine art, design, performing arts, media production, engineering, science, computing, journalism, media studies 6.0
English, history 6.5

IELTS score requirement for the Postgraduate (Taught) courses

Postgraduate (Taught) Score
DBA 7.0
Health 7.0
MBA, education, English, law (LLM), history, psychology, criminology, sociology, youth studies, criminal investigation, human resource management 6.5
Art and design, business (except MBA and HRM), computing, sport, engineering, science, TV production, journalism, multimedia public relations, mass communications 6.0

IELTS score requirement for the Research degrees courses are 6.5

If your level of English is lower than the level required by the university, but not lower than IELTS 4.0, you can take one of  pre-sessional English courses. If your level of English is lower than IELTS 4.0, you will need to take English classes in your own country to improve your IELTS score.

Foundation or extended programmes

  • International Foundation Year (Business and Computing): India Standard XII – 55% minimum overall from CISCE, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal Boards, and 60% from all other state boards 

  • International Foundation Year (Science and Engineering): India Standard XII – 60% minimum overall from CISCE, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal Boards, and 65% from all other state boards 

  • Extended programmes (science and engineering programmes with an integrated foundation year): India Standard XII – 55% minimum overall from CISCE, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal Boards, 60% from all other state boards and IELTS 5.5 minimum in all bands (or equivalent) 

Undergraduate programmes

  • Bachelor degree: India Standard XII – 65% minimum overall from CISCE, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal Boards, and 75% from all other state boards 

  • Bachelor degree: Diploma from the State Board of Technical Education with 60% minimum 

Advanced entry to undergraduate

  • You may be eligible to enter Year 2 of a degree programme if you have a three- or four-year diploma 

  • Decided on a case-by-case basis – your course must closely match the curriculam

Postgraduate programmes

  • Minimum of 55% for a recognised Indian university; 50% minimum from the following universities: Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Anna, Jadavpur or Kolkata University 

  • For computing programmes – Minimum of 60% from a recognised Indian university; 55% minimum from the following universities: Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Anna, Jadavpur or Kolkata University 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) has additional work requirements .

Accommodation for International Students

  • The university guarantees to help international students who apply before 1 September of the year they start with affordable student housing within easy reach of the University.

  • There are 1,100 places on campus in University-managed halls, houses or flats.

Accommodation facts

  • In University-managed residences you have facilities to do your own cooking and laundry

  • You can rent for a 40-week, 45-week or a 50-week period

  • Heating, lighting, student bedroom insurance and free internet access is included in the cost

  • The residences are mixed, open to both men and women. However, there are separate sections for rooms for men and for women

  • The university welcomes applications from students with special needs although specialist accommodation is limited. If you have particular requirements, please let them know as soon as you receive a place on a course

  • Kitchen equipment and bedding are not provided. You can buy a kitchen pack and bedding pack from an online shop. They must be requested and paid for before you arrive. Details are sent with your accommodation offer.

  • Rents for 2017-18 vary from £65 a week (£2,600 a year) to £115 a week (£4,600 a year) for a single room for a 40-week period

  • £58 a week (£2,320 a year) for a shared room in halls of residence for a 40-week period.

Please refer to the university website for details.
 

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
1 Week 1 Week 1 Week

You may be eligible for a scholarship of £1000 or £1500 in your first year of study if you are an international (non-European Union) student studying on a foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate programme. Scholarships are awarded to students with higher than average grades or English language ability. 

There are numerous other scholarships. Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Some key facts of Teesside University

  • The Complete University Guide 2018 :  101

  • Teesside University hosts around 18,000 students across undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 

  • Teesside University is also  one of the largest employer in the region 

  • World University Rankings 2017 :   601-800

  • £300m to be invested in the campus over the next ten years, taking spending on the campus infrastructure to over half a billion pounds in recent times – including a new business school, a student life building bringing all services under one roof at Middlesbrough and the National Horizons Centre in Darlington

  • Ranked 67th in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers guide to the most LGBT-inclusive employers in Britain 2018

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