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Teesside University offers a variety of postgraduate courses designed to give students the skills and knowledge to take their careers to the next level of success.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,547 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%

Domicile

  • UK 82%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 14%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 0 560 560
Business & Management Studies 35 200 230
Psychology 10 195 205
Computer Science 15 165 180
Social Work 0 155 155
Education 15 125 145
Medical Technology 0 135 135
Other 50 60 115
English 5 85 90
Law 5 75 80
Art & Design 5 55 60
Sports Science 10 45 60
Forensic Science 10 45 55
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 45 50
Sociology 15 35 50
Physiotherapy 5 45 45
Occupational Therapy 0 35 35
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 35 35
History 10 25 35
Mechanical Engineering 5 35 35
Chemical Engineering 10 25 35
Accounting & Finance 0 30 30
Civil Engineering 10 15 25
Marketing 0 20 20
Food Science 0 15 15
Geography & Environmental Science 5 15 15
Communication & Media Studies 0 15 15
Biological Sciences 10 5 15
Social Policy 0 15 15
Materials Technology 0 5 5
Chemistry 5 0 5
Politics 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,050
Mixed 5,050
Laboratory 5,050
Clinical 5,050
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

The university offers a number of generous funding packages, subject to terms and conditions. Some funding packages are awarded automatically, others require students to apply – please refer to the university website for details. Below are some examples of funding available.

  • The Professor James Caldwell scholarship: £2,000 a year towards support for a self-funding PhD or MPhil student in Computing.
  • Dr Keith Skeoch scholarship: £2,500 available to students enrolling on postgraduate courses within the university’s School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law.
  • Dr Keith Skeoch MBA scholarship (ten available): £1,500.
  • Plus there are scholarship opportunities for those seeking asylum.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university offers a range of affordable accommodation for postgraduate students. If students would prefer to live with other postgraduates they can let the university know on their accommodation application.