BSc (Hons)

Paramedic Science

3 Years
September 2024
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If you like variety and would like to work in emergency and unscheduled care, then our BSc Paramedic Science is for you. Learn how to be a paramedic on this well-established course.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Paramedic Services)
  • 1st
    in the UK for career prospects
    Guardian University Guide (Paramedic science)
  • Our Paramedic Science students can capitalise on our unique multimillion pound pre-hospital care skills laboratory which contains a built to scale simulated ambulance which is equipped as an operational vehicle.
  • This course is delivered in collaboration with the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and all of our lecturers are either qualified paramedics or specialists in emergency care.
  • After graduating you will be eligible to register as a paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
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Hannaa Campbell and Kiera Fletcher - BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

What you'll do

  • The course offers you the chance to develop a wide range of clinical skills each year, underpinned by theoretical knowledge. The focus is on the out-of-hospital emergency care and primary care settings.
  • You’ll study a range of clinical scenarios found in the out-of-hospital setting and gain knowledge, clinical skills and behaviours for patient assessment, and appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • You’ll also be preparing for clinical practice where you’ll be supported and supervised by a clinical practice educator.


Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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  • This course is accredited and endorsed by the College of Paramedics, the recognised professional body for paramedics and the ambulance profession in the UK. It represents its members in all matters affecting their clinical practice and supports them to achieve the highest standards of patient care.
  • This course is approved and endorsed by the HCPC regulatory body. The HCPC is a regulator of health and care professionals in the UK, approving programmes and setting the standards that individuals must meet in order to become a registered professional.

Future careers

With a BSc in Paramedic Science you’ll be eligible to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and follow a career as a paramedic in the NHS.

You’ll get to work in challenging and changing environments, interacting with the public and other emergency and healthcare professionals to deliver out-of-hospital care.

A career in the NHS offers secure employment, continuing education and training, excellent working conditions and the prospects of promotion.

If you're interested in becoming a paramedic and would like to find out more, you can read our handy step-by-step guide.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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