Overview Study for a degree in Paramedic Science and take your first steps towards a career where you can make a real difference when it’s needed most. Not for the faint-hearted, you’ll be tackling difficult and demanding situations, where you’ll have to think on your feet, use your initiative and make conscientious, patient-centered decisions every day. Our three-year Paramedic Science degree offers a contemporary and holistic approach to paramedic education. Both challenging and exciting, it will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to assess, treat, diagnose, supply and administer medicines, and to manage, discharge and refer patients in urgent, emergency, critical and non-hospital settings. In short, it will give you a flying start in this challenging profession. About This Course Year-on-year, you’ll build on your skills, knowledge and experience, developing a solid foundation for your paramedic career. You’ll explore real human anatomy in our anatomy suite. And you’ll work side-by-side with other students and healthcare professionals. Throughout the course, you’ll complete placements on ambulances, hospital wards, specialist units and in general practice, so you can put the theory into practice. And you’ll be able to shape the course to fit your own skillset with an elective placement in your final year. Highlights of Paramedic Science at UEA:
- Make the course your own by planning an elective placement (a student-organised placement that could be in the UK or abroad – international placements may be able to access funding through the Turing Scheme)
- Have an opportunity to undertake the Resuscitation Council (UK) eAdvanced Life Support course and acquire an internationally recognised qualification in resuscitation
- Explore real human anatomy linked to clinical practice in our anatomy suite
- Undertake a range of clinical placements on ambulances and other clinical areas such as hospital wards, specialist units and in general practice
- Become a valued member of and contributor to the #UEAParamedic community
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or C including English Language and Mathematics. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email [email protected]
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Offers will be made to applicants after completion of successful interviews, and will be subject to a satisfactory occupational health check (including evidence of appropriate immunisations), an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two satisfactory references. We will let you know what you need to do (and when) to meet these conditions if you are successful in gaining an offer. As this course includes patient facing placements in health or social care settings, and these are a mandatory component of the course, you will need to comply with the placement vaccination policy. Failure to meet the placement vaccination policy may prevent you from joining the course or may lead to your withdrawal from the course in the future. Future employment may also be subject to this condition.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) at the following level: • IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum 7.0 in each component)|
We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|