• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The  (Hons) Enhanced Paramedic Practice degree at Swansea University has been developed to enable Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered paramedics undertaking work-based learning and practice development to gain academic credit for their learning.
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Many of the teaching staff in this (Hons) Enhanced Paramedic Practice programme at Swansea University are also registered paramedics who still work in practice, providing an unrivalled combination of academic rigour and professional expertise.

You will be joining a university that is in the UK top 5 for overall student satisfaction (NSS) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE).


This course will give you the opportunity to gain academic credit for your learning; providing flexible and contextualised professional development tailored to suit your career needs. The modules available are designed in line with the four pillars of paramedic practice, allowing the opportunity to develop and evidence learning across these areas.


Accredited by The Health and Care Professions Council

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

How You're Taught
  • This is a two year part-time modular course, which will be delivered using blended learning including work based learning and attendance at taught modules if you choose.
  • The first module ‘Starting your Professional Development’ will include four taught days in the College. Subsequent modules will either be existing taught modules from the postgraduate module catalogue with established assessment methods or work based modules which will be assessed by portfolio.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Entry onto the BSc programme requires; current employment as a HCPC registered paramedic and evidence of 120 credits at level 5.
  • Alternatively, paramedics without 120 credits at level 5 can access the BSc on completion of the Diploma in Enhanced Professional Practice. For example, IHCD paramedics can apply for APeL through assessment of their practice portfolio and be awarded credits for their experiential learning by the college of human health science. The remaining credits will be achieved through the modules within the Enhanced Professional Practice Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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