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Course summary

Develop the life-saving clinical skills and interventions needed to deliver patient care in the complex and dynamic pre-hospital care environment. In accordance with the College of Paramedics Curriculum Guidance, this course incorporates key areas of the physical and life sciences, social health, behavioural and clinical sciences, ethics and law, leadership and evidence/research-based practice. Your time at the University will be spent in one of our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education, where you will learn the theoretical elements of Paramedic Science and practice your skills in our dedicated skills labs. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science Work placements As training to be a paramedic also demands real-world experience, you will undertake an assessed practice learning placement in each year of study. For real-world training, placement hours comply with guidance from the College of paramedics and include working a full range of shifts alongside a dedicated Paramedic from the West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

Modules

Year 1 Core: Introduction to Human Biology and Clinical Skills 1, Introduction to Human Biology and Clinical Skills 2, Introduction to Non-Technical Skills and Simulation, Communication and Professional Development, Introduction to Inclusive Pre-Hospital Care, Applied Clinical Practice 1 Year 2 Core: Pathophysiology Pharmacology and Clinical Skills 1, Pathophysiology Pharmacology and Clinical Skills 2, Non-Technical Skills and Simulation, Evidenced Based Care, Inclusive Pre-hospital Care, Applied Clinical Practice 2 Year 3 Core: Assessment and Management of Minor Conditions, Assessment and Management of Complex Care Needs, Research in Healthcare Practice, Principles of Patient Safety and Paramedic Practice, Applied Clinical Practice 3


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
B780
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Centre for Health Innovation)
Campus code:
5

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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94%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £19000 Year 1
International £19000 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Paramedic Science (September entry) - Stafford at Staffordshire University - UCAS