Study paramedic science with us and benefit from our strong links with the London Ambulance Service and South East Coast Ambulance Service, where you will undertake your clinical work-based practice. This paramedic science degree, run by experienced paramedics and healthcare educators, will prepare you for challenging roles on the front line of emergency care. Our course combines academic study with clinical placements where a range of health professionals will assist in your paramedic training. Students studying at Avery Hill Campus will undertake a clinical work-based practice with the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Medway Campus students will work with South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. This degree will prepare you to apply to register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a paramedic. All paramedic science students on courses from September 2020 will benefit from guaranteed, additional support of at least £5,000 a year, which they will not need to pay back. What you should know about this course:
- 92% Overall Student Satisfaction in Paramedic Science (2022 National Student Survey)
- Students studying this course can expect to earn up to £30,000 on graduation (HESA, 2020).
- Make a difference to people's lives and work on the front line of emergency care.
- Train to provide emergency care to those in critical need. Our NHS work placements give you vital on-the-job experience.
- We prepare you to register as a Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Health and Care Professions Council
How to apply
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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- University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, Access to HE and all other qualifications with UCAS Tariff points.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Applicants will be required to pass an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Applicants will be required to Complete a Suitability Declaration and pass an Occupational Health check.
Suitable applicants will be required to attend an interview. Find out more about this requirement on our selection day page https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/after-you-apply/interview
Applicants will also be required to: •Provide an academic or professional reference. •Demonstrate an interest in, and understanding of, the programme they are applying to within the personal statement. •Provide evidence of possessing a full UK manual driving licence or be undertaking driving lessons. If undertaking driving lessons applicants are obliged to obtain a full manual UK licence by the end of the first year. Applicants are encouraged to obtain appropriate healthcare experience through work shadowing or observation either voluntary or paid.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|