About Teesside University

Teesside University offers an outstanding study experience for international students. We have invested £270m into our new campus in Middlesbrough, creating new, world-class teaching facilities, and a safe and friendly place for you to focus on your study.

We are committed to creating and delivering a valuable and enjoyable learning

experience for our students – it’s what we do best.

In the International Student Barometer Survey 2017*, there was 94.4% overall satisfaction rate among our international students (409 students participated).

  • Students from over 100 countries have graduated from our programmes
  • Listed in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-18**
  • Over £270m invested in our award-winning campus
  • 85 years of innovation in education

We focus on helping you develop the knowledge and skills which will enhance your career potential. In the International Student Barometer Survey 2017*, there was 100% satisfaction rate for our Careers Service (409 students participated).

Our alumni have gone on to work at organisations such as 22cans, ADP, Aston Martin, the BBC, British Aerospace, Delta Airlines, Disney, the Ford Motor Company, Framestore, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Johnson Matthey, Microsoft, the NHS, Raleigh UK, Rolls-Royce, TEAGUE, Total, the United States Air Force Research Lab and Vodafone.

Teesside offers low-cost living and your budget will go further than in many other towns and cities in the UK. Teesside University offer some of the most affordable student accommodation in the UK. The cost of our University accommodation for 2017/18 starts from just £58 a week (£251 a month).

Travel costs are comparatively low too, and our compact campus is just a short walk from University accommodation and Middlesbrough town centre. Within minutes you can reach some of the most beautiful coast, countryside and historic cities in the UK, all by public transport. In the International Student Barometer Survey 2017*, there was 90.0% overall satisfaction with the living experience. (409 students participated).

For more information on Teesside University, courses and fees, please visit our website.

*Learn more about the International Student Barometer Survey 2017 at tees.ac.uk/international/isb2017
**More information available at tees.ac.uk/source

Study Options

Teesside University offers programmes in a wide range of subjects. For most programmes you can select from a range of optional modules – so students can explore specific areas within a subject.

  • Advanced Home Construction & Futures
  • The Arts
  • Business, Accounting, Marketing & Enterprise
  • Computer Animation & Visual Effects
  • Computer Games
  • Computing & Web
  • Crime, Forensic & Investigative Sciences
  • Criminology & Sociology
  • Design, Fashion & Textiles
  • Education, Early Childhood & Youth
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • Law, Policing & Investigation
  • Life & Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Media & Communications
  • Psychology
  • Sport & Exercise

Teesside University’s programmes are accredited by relevant professional bodies such as 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.

International Summer Programme

Spend two or four exciting weeks in the UK with Teesside University from 2 July 2018.

Experience life at university, studying internationally-relevant subjects. Choose from:

> Digital Marketing

> Games Art, Animation & Visual Effects

> International Law

> Mechanical Engineering

> Public Health

Improve your English with our English masterclasses, develop how you use the language academically and socially.

Discover our culture, explore our history, and have an amazing time with a range of fun and interesting activities. Find out more.


  • £9,750 - international foundation programmes starting September (120 credits)
  • £11,825 - full-time undergraduate course
  • £12,045 - integrated master’s final year
  • £11,495 - full-time postgraduate diploma course
  • £12,045 - full-time postgraduate taught degree, one year
  • £14,000 (£7,000 per year) - full-time postgraduate taught degree, two years £14,300 - Master of Business Administration** (MBA)
  • £17,000 (£8,500 per year) - Master of Business Administration* (MBA) Applied two-year
  • £24,750 (£12,375 per year for full-time, 2 years 3 months, £6,187.50 per year for part time, four years) - Doctorate Business Administration* (DBA)
  • £11,750 - full-time research degree (standard tier)*
  • £14,500 - full-time research degree (higher tier)*
  • £5,875 - distance learning research degree (standard tier)
  • £650 - postgraduate writing-up fee*

* Research degree students must pay a writing up fee in addition to their course fee. The fee is applicable to year four on full time courses, and years six and seven of part-time courses. For the DBA, the writing up fee applies to year three for full-time and years five and six for part time. Once the data gathering and analysis phase of the project is completed, students are entitled to a period of one year (two years for part-time students) at which a reduced writing-up fee is payable. The writing up fee for 2018-19 is £650 - this flat fee covers the writing-up period. If the work is not submitted for examination within the designated writing-up period, the fee will normally revert to the standard fee for the following year.

Some programmes are subject to higher fees. Find out more.


Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to International and EU students. Find out more.


At Teesside University, we do everything we can to help you adapt quickly to your 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. Students will have the chance to meet many other students from different parts of the UK and from around the world. Find out more.


At our Students’ Union you will find multi-award-winning social spaces, places to eat, support and advice services, sports clubs and societies. In the International Student Barometer 2017, there was 97.5% satisfaction rate for our Students’ Union (409 students participated). In the International Student Barometer 2017, there was 97.3% satisfaction rate for the university clubs and societies (409 students participated).

Explore rankings data for Teesside University

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Key statistics

  • 17.9
    No. of students per staff
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 11,580
    Number of FTE Students
  • 12%
    Percentage of International Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 World University Rankings