• Number one in the UK for average satisfaction with the learning experience*
  • Number one in the UK for overall average satisfaction*
  • Over £270m invested in our award-winning campus
  • Number two in England for the most qualified academic staff (HEFCE)
  • Majority of our research is world leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • 85 years of innovation in education


People from all over the world are attracted by our innovative courses, excellent academic facilities and internationally recognised qualifications. We are in the top 3 globally for overall satisfaction with our learning experience* and international students rank our personal tutors the best in the world. We focus on helping you develop the knowledge and skills which will enhance your career potential. This is why international students ranked us number one in the UK and number two globally for our careers service.*

*182 institutions participated globally, 42 in the UK, International Student Barometer Autumn 2016


Research at Teesside University is organised within five research institutes:

  • Technology Futures Institute
  • Digital Futures Institute
  • Health and Social Care Institute
  • Institute of Design, Culture and the Arts
  • Social Futures Institute


  • Career guidance

International students rank us number one in the UK for careers advice and employability, number one in the UK and number two globally for our careers service (182 institutions participated globally, 42 in the UK, International Student Barometer Autumn 2016). Get advice and guidance to explore new career options. Speak with a dedicated adviser, make use of our comprehensive resources, research jobs and vacancies online or work on online applications.

  • Counselling

The University’s confidential service supports students through personal or academic difficulties with professional counsellors available by appointment.

  • Specialist international advice
Help with visas, immigration, work permits, funding,etc.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (13)
Computer Science & IT (11)
Business & Management (7)
Engineering & Technology (7)
Social Sciences (6)
Applied Sciences & Professions (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Humanities (3)
Journalism & Media (3)
Law (3)
Education & Training (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)


Student services

At Teesside University, we do everything we can to help you adapt quickly to your new life in a new country, and to make you feel at home. We offer many services and activities which will help you to make friends and become part of the University community.

Our multi-award-winning Students' Union is the hub of social activity, in the UK top 10 (National Student Survey 2016), Gold in the 2015 NUS Green Impact Excellence Awards. Here you will find multi-award-winning social spaces, including our alcohol-free Love It Lounge, places to eat, support and advice services, sports clubs and Societies. There is also a job service to help you find part-time work.

Housing services

Our main campus is in Middlesbrough, one of the most affordable places in the UK.

The region is famous for beautiful countryside, historic towns and a long coastline. London, Manchester or Edinburgh are under three hours away by train. York and Leeds are just over an hour away.

Our vibrant campus has facilities for study, leisure and fitness – all within walking distance. On campus you’ll find ‘The Curve’ – an iconic ultra-modern teaching space, our award-winning library, and our Students’ Union which is ranked in the top 3 globally by international students.

Library services

Our library has four floors of quality, up-to-date resources with experienced staff on hand, 1,300 places for individual and group study, access to over 40,000 books and 79,500 journals. There are over 400 PCs available for use in the library, and there are specialist academic librarians for each subject area. Our learning hub provides practical advice on developing your academic skills.

ICT services

Enjoy technology that meets your needs, from Macs for high-end design to hi-tech workstations for complex visualisation and software development, and over 2,700 workstations on campus.

Medical services

Counselling. The University’s confidential service supports students through personal or academic difficulties with professional counsellors available by appointment.

Student Life

Campus life

We've invested £270m in our friendly town campus at the heart of Middlesbrough, and when you come to Teesside University you will discover that our campus facilities are first class. From the Curve, our new £20m teaching facility, to our Campus Heart outdoor space.

  • Over £270m invested in our award-winning campus
  • The Curve, our ultra-modern £22m five-storey teaching facility – providing a lecture theatre and flexible, innovative teaching and learning spaces – opened in 2015
  • £6m expansion and upgrade of our science and engineering facilities, including a flight simulator and plant and jet engine simulation opened in 2016
  • A new £2.75m gym opened in 2016
  • A £6m library refurbishment investment

Sports facilities

We have superb facilities for sport and wellbeing on campus and nearby. Our flagship Olympia building houses top-of-the-range sport and exercise labs, a temperature-controlled environmental chamber, 500-spectator sports hall for major tournaments, floodlit artificial turf pitch and a climbing wall. The new £2.5m health and fitness suite includes the latest cardiovascular and resistance fitness equipment, free weights areas, a sprint track, multi-purpose studios, sauna and a specialist treatment area.

Off-campus you will enjoy our 60-acre Saltersgill sports ground, River Tees Water Sports Centre for rowing, canoeing and kayaking, and the nearby Tees Barrage with its world-class white water rafting course.

Student clubs

When you arrive at Teesside University, you will have the chance to meet many students from different parts of the UK and from around the world. Joining a club or society will help you to make friends quickly as you will meet people with similar interests and share new experiences together.


Many of our programmes are accredited by relevant professional bodies like the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, British Psychological Society, Chartered Institute of Marketing, British Computer Society and National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom