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(Hons) Paramedic Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) London, United Kingdom
The (Hons) Paramedic Science BSc course from St George's, University of London will enable you to train as a paramedic, providing immediate assistance to patients in the emergency pre-hospital care environment.
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Overview

The BSc in (Hons) Paramedic Science from St George's, University of London is designed to develop you into an effective clinician with the capability of responding to, and managing, life-threatening emergency situations from cardiac arrest to multi-system trauma. 

You will also cover minor illness and injury as managing these types of patient calls, along with chronic conditions, are the main part of a paramedic’s work load. 

The programme will train you in out-of- hospital care, mental health, social needs, maternity, chronic conditions, pharmacology and trauma.

The degree combines learning in the workplace of which 50% of your course is spent between the UK’s busiest Ambulance Trust, and other practice placements, and 50% being spent with academic study.

Once enrolled on the course you can apply for student membership of the College of Paramedics, the UK’s paramedic professional body. This can be upgraded to full membership following graduation and you will be eligible to be considered for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Career

Paramedic careers are hugely rewarding and form an integral part of the emergency healthcare workforce.

Our Paramedic Science BSc Degree will prepare you to join an Ambulance Trust – assessing, treating and transporting sick and injured people and helping individuals, families and groups meet their healthcare needs in an emergency or crisis.

Paramedic careers are hugely rewarding and form an integral part of the emergency healthcare workforce. We offer a bespoke careers day inviting a wide range of career paramedics to speak and share their experiences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Science for Paramedics
  • Introduction to Paramedic Clinical Care
  • Applied Clinical Care for Paramedics
  • Paramedic Practice 
  • Ambulance Placement
  • Hospital Placement
  • Applied Science for Paramedics

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

GCSEs or EU/International equivalent
  • Grades: Grade 4 or above
  • Subjects: A minimum of five subjects to include: English Language, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Double Award Science.
A Levels or equivalent
  • Grades: BCC
  • Subjects: Including one science subject. General Studies and Key Skills are not accepted. Science subjects that can be considered: Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Physics, Psychology and Sociology

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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