• Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.13 / 5.00
  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    2.58 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.14 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    65.8 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio
    Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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  • Academic Services Spend
    Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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  • Facilities Spend
    Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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  • Good Honours
    Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    63.8 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion
    Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    79.8 / 100.0

Based on a lively campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in north east England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university with a broad range of courses and study options. Teesside was rated highly by its nursing students with 97% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016. It is ranked by 3D World as one of the top 20 places in the world to study animation and computer games design.

Entry Requirements

  • Please refer to the university website for course entry requirements; each course page has a dedicated phone number for application queries.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Teaching Methods

  • Most courses involve a combination of lectures, small group tutorials and hand-on activities.
  • Some degrees involve placements, the option to study abroad and research projects.
  • As well as the taught elements of the course, students will be expected to spend time studying on their own to review lecture notes, prepare coursework assignments, work on projects and revise for assessments.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • Lots of Teesside University’s courses give the option of studying part-time, taking a sandwich year or some work experience, spending some time in industry or going on a paid or unpaid placement.
  • Some courses offer the chance to study abroad.

Student Services and Facilities

  • Teesside University's library opens 24/7 providing access to more than 40,000 books and 29,500 journals, 400 PCs and specialist academic librarians for each subject area. Recent refurbishment has added flexible, technology-enabled, individual and group learning spaces, improved IT provision and extra digital support.
  • Specialist media and computing facilities include a convergent newsroom, broadcast news studios, multimedia publishing and computing suites. Home of DigitalCity, the Phoenix building also houses broadcast quality sound and high definition video production facilities, among the best in the UK. There is also a film and TV archive dating from 1912.
  • Health and social care facilities include dedicated laboratories with specialist equipment and simulated practice environments. There are also biomechanics and physiology laboratories, and one of the most advanced environmental chambers in the country.
  • Science and engineering facilities provide a flight simulation laboratory, a full-size aircraft to be used for physical and load testing, and a power system simulator laboratory.
  • There are also 2 large customised design studios and workshops for wood, metal, plaster, resin and glass; and a replica courtroom.

Disability Services

  • Teesside’s disability service team can provide information, advice and guidance to support students with visible and non-visible disabilities and conditions, including specific learning difficulties and mental health conditions. Please refer to the university website for details.

Students' Union

  • Led by students for students, Teesside University's Students' Union is central to student life. It has twice been awarded NUS' Students' Union of the Year and achieved gold for the 3rd time in the 2016 Best Bar None awards.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • The Link in the Students’ Union offers lots of opportunities for part-time work.
  • The university's award-winning careers service also helps students to gain part-time roles.

Careers Guidance

  • The careers service offers an impartial service to help students choose their future career, search for a job or voluntary opportunity, and give advice on applications and interviews.
  • The service provides advice by email and drop-in sessions as well as via confidential guidance interviews.
  • Teesside University's careers website has a whole host of resources.

Student Mix

Student population


Level of study

  • Undergraduate 88%
  • Postgraduate 12%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 55%
  • Part Time 45%

Where students come from

  • UK 94%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 4%

Student gender

  • Male 47%
  • Female 53%


  • Officially opened in 1930 as Constantine Technical College by the then Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VIII, to support Middlesbrough’s booming engineering and shipping industries.

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.

Further Details

Address Teesside University
Tees Valley
UCAS Code T20