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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

University of Suffolk
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Ipswich
English
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University of Suffolk

Program description

BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Delivered by dynamic, experienced and supportive tutors, this Paramedic Science degree not only prepares you for today’s profession. It also advances your skills and knowledge, preparing you for ever-changing health care practice.

We equip you to respond to changes in paramedic care, and adapt to deliver new practices.

Our course originated from the need for ongoing recruitment of paramedic graduates by local services. In partnership with Health Education East of England and East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST), we designed a degree that transforms you into a highly competent Paramedic, equipped for the out-of-hospital environment.

Admission requirements

International Requirements

IELTS 7.0 is required where English is not the students' first language.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request


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Program content

Year 1

  • Personal and Professional Role Development
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Paramedic Practice: Meeting Psycho Social Needs
  • Patient Management: Care of the Individual
  • Interprofessional Learning: Working with Others

Year 2

  • Patient Management: Priorities of Care
  • Pharmacology for Paramedic Practice
  • Research Methods for Paramedics
  • Interprofessional Learning: The Service User
  • Application of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology to Paramedic Practice

Year 3

  • Patient Management: The Complex Environment
  • Transition into Registered Paramedic Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Interprofessional Learning: The professional in the team

Scholarships & funding

  • International Scholarships: £1,500
  • EU Scholarships: £4,475 per year

Tuition fees

  • Full-time Tuition Fees: £9,250 p.a.
  • International / EU Tuition Fees: £12,150 per year

Continuing studies

On completing the course, students can progress in to a range of careers including working in a helicopter ambulance, trauma teams, heart response teams, primary care, paramedic on oil rigs, control units and hospital liaison roles. Paramedic Science graduates are very employable as the skills gained will span the patient journey.

The more experienced a graduate is, the more they can contribute to different areas. Students learn how patient pathways are changing, looking more at medical prescribing which impacts how we care for patients.

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University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking...


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Why study at University of Suffolk

We're confident you would quickly feel at home on our beautiful waterfront campus along the famous sunshine coast of Suffolk. Our campus is stylish, modern and compact, surrounded by restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, as well as historic and cultural hotspots. Established in 2016, we are one of the newest universities in the country, which enables us to be dynamic and forward thinking in our approach. Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on consistently featuring within the top 10 for 'student experience' polls. Our students are taught by expert academics and industry professionals rather than graduate teachers, which is common practice in many universities. Teaching typically takes place in small classes and is supplemented by all the contact time and personal support you need.

  • Choose from over 200 Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes recognised all over the world
  • Live in a multi-cultural student town, located only 1 hour 20 minutes away from London by train
  • Enjoy living and studying on a small yet functional campus, where class sizes are purposely designed to ensure your academic experience is intimate and personal to you
  • Our wonderful team of staff will support your entire Academic journey – from Application through to graduation – and everything in between
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