Paramedic Science at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

Today’s Paramedic is a highly skilled healthcare practitioner, who provides high quality urgent or emergency care to patients in a wide range of exciting, fast-paced and challenging environments. The Paramedic profession is at the forefront of the developing modern NHS, with paramedics extending their role in to an increasing range of new and exciting areas. This course aims to provide a full-time, three-year route to achieving the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science by combining all the components required paramedic registration in this unified programme of study. Your learning will include a blend of face to face tuition in university, alongside blended and independent learning activities to support your learning. You will also spend a significant amount of time on placement, predominantly with your practice educator within the ambulance service but also in a range of additional placements that will compliment your experience. Upon successful completion of this 3-year BSc (Honours) Programme, you'll be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Paramedic.


This course aims to provide a full-time, three-year route to achieving the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science by combining all the components required paramedic registration in this unified programme of study. 120 credits will be completed at each level (4, 5 and 6). Year One, Level 4: Foundations of Paramedic Practice (40 Credits) Human Life Science (20 Credits) Personal and Professional Identity (20 Credits) Biopsychosocial Basis of Disease (20 Credits) Legal & Ethical Practice in Care (20 Credits) Year Two, Level 5: Developing Paramedic Practice (40 Credits) Pharmacology in Practice (20 Credits) Research and Evidence Based Practice (20 Credits) Public Health & Wellbeing (20 Credits) Paediatric and obstetric practice (20 Credits) Year Three, Level 6: Enhancing Paramedic Practice (20 Credits) Preparation for Professional Practice (20 Credits) Speciality Practice (20 Credits) Managing Complexity in Practice (20 Credits) Dissertation (40 Credits)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course. This is the minimum age requirement set by our placement providers. If you will be under 18 at the start of the course, your application may be declined, or you may be offered the opportunity to defer your application until next year.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17150 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street

Clearing contact details

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0115 8486000

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Additional information

Our Clearing Hotline is opening hours are: Monday to Thursday 0930-1630; Friday 0930-1600 From 15 August we have extended opening hours: Thursday 15 August 0800 - 1900 Friday 16 August 0800 - 1900 Saturday 17 August 0900 - 1700 Sunday 18 August 1000 - 1400 Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August 0900-1700

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Paramedic Science at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS