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Teesside University

Check whether Teesside University is right for you as an international student.

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Middlesbrough, UK
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Study abroad at Teesside University

Teesside University (Teesside) is a leading institution situated in Middlesbrough, a fantastic town in England’s North East region. Alongside its main Middlesbrough campus, Teesside also has sites across the world to support students.

There are many programs available to study at Teesside at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. There’s everything from creative subjects like animation and visual effects, to analytical ones like biosciences - there’s so much choice.

When it comes to student facilities, Teesside is second to none. In addition to its state-of-the-art learning areas, Teesside’s spacious campus is home to a gym, student wellbeing services, a modern library, and many social zones.

The University is a brilliant place to gain and enhance your knowledge and skills, thanks to its outstanding learning approach. There are over 100 clubs and societies for international students to get involved in - there’s everything from sports clubs to academic groups.

Why study at Teesside University?

  • Global environment

    The University attracts students from across the world

  • Financial aid initiatives

    There are several scholarship packages available at Teesside

  • Employment prospects

    Boost employability through career workshops, networks, services, and internships

  • Student-friendly location

    Middlesbrough is a idyllic student town with lots to enjoy

Life as an international student

The student body at Teesside is incredibly diverse. There are over 4,000 international students from 100 countries currently enrolled at the University. The atmosphere is truly eclectic - there are so many different cultures present on campus, it’s an awesome place for international students.

All halls of residence are situated on campus and are within walking distance from the main University buildings. There are also plenty of private accommodation options available in Middlesbrough if you prefer to live off-campus.

The wonderful staff at Teesside will ensure your transition from home to University is as smooth as possible. The team is always available to help, guide, and support international students with anything they need from the very beginning.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Museum
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Cafe’s 5
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    • No. of Badminton Courts
    • No. of Squash Courts 2
    • No. of Climbing Wall
  • Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 100
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program
  • Transport
    • On-Campus Shuttle

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - £13,000 per year
  • Postgraduate diploma - £12,400 per year
  • Postgraduate taught degree - £13,000 per year
  • Integrated master's final year - £13,000 per year
  • Two year master's - £7,500 per year

Some specific programs have different tuition fees.

Undergraduate requirements:

Global Excellence Scholarship

  • Amount - £1,500 or £2,000 in your first year of study
  • Requirements - For international fee-paying student studying on a foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate program.

Vice Chancellor's Scholarship

  • Amount - a one-time payment of £5,000 is allocated as a fee waiver in the first year of study.
  • Requirements - For outstanding students who can demonstrate their skills and commitment to becoming future global leaders.

Teesside University Advance

  • Amount - Apple iPad, iPad compatible keyboard, over £200 credit for learning resources, lecture-capture technology across campus so you can access recordings of lectures at any time, from anywhere
  • Requirements - Available for all full-time students enrolling on Year 0 or Year 1 of a full-time undergraduate course.

Postgraduate requirements:

Women in STEM

  • Amount - £35,000
  • Requirements - Women from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka beginning master’s programs in, MSc Electrical Power and Energy Systems and MSc Environmental Management.

Commonwealth Scholarship

  • Amount - Fully covered tuition fees
  • Requirements - This scholarship is offered to candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to undertake full-time taught master’s study at a UK university.

British Council GREAT Scholarships

  • Amount - £10,000
  • Requirements - 6 Scholarships available to students from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand enrolling in postgraduate programs in the academic year 2021/2022. No separate scholarship application is necessary.


Teesside University

Campus Heart, Southfield Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 3BX, UK

Middlesbrough is the perfect place for international students to live and study. The town is packed with trendy social venues, popular eateries, and fabulous shopping outlets. Other nearby cities like Newcastle, York, and Durham are within easy reach.

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Visa requirements for Teesside University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements