Paramedics are autonomous practitioners, who are often the first point of contact for a patient requiring emergency or urgent healthcare. They work in a variety of settings and deliver patient care in situations that can be complex and highly pressured. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to manage patients with illness or injury, including assessment and diagnostic skills through to treatment or referral to other healthcare professionals. The course has strong emphasis on high-quality care, taking into account rapid changes within the profession. A sound understanding of evidence-based practice and research is a fundamental part of your education. Your studies will be interspersed with practice placements, facilitated by local ambulance services.
We have dedicated clinical skills facilities, including indoor and outdoor simulation areas, managed by qualified academic and technical staff, utilising innovative technologies to enhance the learning experience of students
Have access to our embedded Paramedic Clinical Research Unit, led by an internationally renowned Professor of Paramedic Science
Be part of a prestigious alumni body across the globe; many of whom have achieved senior positions of responsibility in the National Health Service or have been instrumental in the continuing development of the paramedic profession
This programme gives you flexibility in your studies at university resulting in flexibility in your choice of career at the end of your course. You will acquire a much broader base of knowledge and experience that could really widen your employment opportunities.
100% of our Paramedic Science graduates went on to employment or further study within 6 months according to the latest national Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.