• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
As a student Paramedic, this Paramedic Science (Hons) course at Coventry University aims to prepare you to face the challenges that come with providing emergency and urgent care to an ageing and diverse population in the pre-hospital and out-of-hospital environment.
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Overview

A Paramedic provides specialist care and essential treatment to patients of all ages in a variety of dynamic emergency and urgent healthcare settings. Very often the first emergency service and healthcare expert on scene, they can administer a range of life-saving treatments and provide vital information and support to people suffering from a variety of traumatic injuries and/or medical problems.

Career prospects

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market.

Paramedic Science (Hons)  graduates from Coventry University are much sought after by NHS Ambulance Trusts and the majority of our graduates have secured employment as a Paramedic even before they have completed their course. We work closely with Ambulance Trusts and partners and many of our graduates choose to secure employment with their placement provider.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Informed Practice and Decision Making
  • Applied Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Applied Paramedic Skills
  • Applied Clinical Decision Making
  • Applied Paramedic Practice

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.

General Requirements

  • A Level: BCC, from three academic subjects to include a science subject. Excludes General Studies.
  • BTEC: DMM in a Health subject.
  • IB Diploma: 27 points with a minimum of 14 at higher to include a minimum of one science subject.
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*- C including English Language, Mathematics and Science or specified equivalents.
  • Portfolio: Applicants will be required to attend an interview and complete a literacy and numeracy test. Satisfactory health clearance and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (formally CRB Disclosure) required. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • 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 Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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