Teesside University



Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, Teesside in North East England. It has 18,576 students, according to the 2015/16 HESA student record.

Since its formation as Constantine Technical College in 1930, Teesside University has been located in the borough of Middlesbrough in the North Yorkshire area of England on the south banks of the River Tees. Teesside University provides accommodation in self-catered rooms which are mostly reserved for first year undergraduate students. Accommodation is also available for international students, postgraduates, staff and undergraduates.

The university has a Silver rating in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students. It was ranked in 92nd position in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide.

92 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 1992
Size Large
20,104 Students
Middlesbrough, Darlington


3,4,5 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Hospitality and Culinary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Recreation, Sports and Fitness Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS

For International Students

5.5 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
Trinity ISE, Cambridge English, TOEFL, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application via UCAS for majority of courses
Late Application Deadline

Cost and Scholarships

£ 11,825
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



Teesside University Advance
Total Worth An Apple iPad, the Future Facing Learning toolkit, a keyboard case and up to £300 of learning resources
Eligibility and Requirements Available for all full-time students (Home, EU and International) enrolling on Year 0 or Year 1 of a full-time undergraduate course delivered at our Middlesbrough campus
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Brittan scholarship
Total Worth £7,500
Eligibility and Requirements To apply for one of these scholarships you must: come from a household where total income is below £25,000 gross a year choose Teesside University as your firm choice with UCAS have lived in the UK for a continuous period of 24 months immediately before starting your course of study achieve AAB (or equivalent tariff).
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship
Total Worth £3,000
Eligibility and Requirements To be eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, you will: Be an international fee-paying undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree offer holder, enrolling for the first time at Teesside University Submit an application for consideration
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Other Details Successful recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship will be required to act as an ambassador for the University for the duration of your studies, which may involve but is not limited to the following: representing Teesside University at Open Days contributing to marketing and promotional materials participating in international student events acting as a mentor to fellow students contributing to/creating a blog or vlog to report on your experience at Teesside University.