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(Hons) Paramedic Practice, B.Sc.

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University rank #501 (ARWU) London, United Kingdom
The BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice from St George's, University of London allows paramedics to explore their practice in an academic setting. It aims to widen your understanding of clinical care, to engage with and critique the research that drives practice and allow you to study with a group of your peers.
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Overview

The BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice and DipHE Paramedic Practice is designed for qualified paramedics only. It is available for both paramedics with a DipHE or FdSc looking to top-up to a BSc or by paramedics without any formal higher education award.

The course is delivered by a large team of paramedics and other health care professional lecturing staff and forms an ideal base to enhance skills, knowledge and career prospects. The course design allows for you to choose modules to suit your career needs whether you are interested in eventually specialising in primary or critical care or interested in the broad range of patients contacted in paramedic practice.

Highlights

  • Hospital based campus with specialist paramedic simulation and teaching facilities
  • Large team of experienced paramedic education staff with multidisciplinary members
  • A range of different modules to meet your needs, including primary care and critical care
  • Some modules use a blended learning approach to suit staff working full time, allowing you to learn from home where appropriate 
  • Flexible module selection designed to suit working staff

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cardiac Care for Paramedics
  • Clinical Decision Making for Paramedics
  • Resuscitation Theory for Paramedics
  • Paramedic Medicine to Practice
  • Healthcare Perspectives in Mass Casualty Management
  • Cardiac Care for Paramedics
  • Clinical Decision Making for Paramedics
  • Evidence Based Practice for Paramedics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Evidence of study at a higher education level. This will either be a degree in a non-paramedic subject or the successful completion of a stand-alone module. Typical examples include ECG or mentorship modules completed with other higher education institutions.
  • Evidence of successful completion of an appropriate access to higher education course
  • NVQ or BTEC at level 4 in a paramedic subject. Typically this may have been an accredited IHCD Paramedic qualification (Please note not all IHCD awards are credit bearing).
  • Minimum 5 GCSEs including English language, mathematics and science AND minimum 1 A level in a science subject studied in the last 5 years.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • If you are paying independently or have received direct support from your employer (ie they have paid you the money towards fees), then mark the application form as self-funded.
  • If you are receiving a bursary or sponsorship where your employer will be paying your fees, please mark the form with this highlighted.

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