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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

2,570 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 41%
  • Part Time 59%

Domicile

  • UK 88%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 9%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 0 645 645
Social Work 0 225 225
Psychology 0 190 190
Computer Science 10 155 165
Education 15 135 150
Medical Technology 0 120 120
Business & Management Studies 35 80 110
English 5 105 110
Physiotherapy 5 85 90
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 85 85
Sociology 30 50 80
Accounting & Finance 0 60 60
Law 5 60 60
Art & Design 5 55 60
Sports Science 10 45 60
History 10 30 40
Chemical Engineering 10 25 35
Occupational Therapy 0 35 35
Forensic Science 10 20 30
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 5 15 20
Marketing 0 20 20
Social Policy 0 20 20
Mechanical Engineering 5 15 20
Civil Engineering 5 10 15
Geography & Environmental Science 5 10 15
Food Science 0 10 10
Biological Sciences 5 5 10
Communication & Media Studies 0 10 10
Chemistry 5 0 5
Materials Technology 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Mode of study:

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 for new full-time undergraduates; all funding packages are subject to terms and conditions. Students may be eligible for more than one offer. Some funding packages are awarded automatically, some require students to apply – please refer to the university website for full details. Below are some examples of funding available.

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

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.