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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

University of Suffolk
3 years
Bachelor's degree
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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

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • International tuition fee: £16,405 p.a. (inclusive of placement fee)

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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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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