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Course summary

Our Paramedic Science course gives you the skills you need to work as a paramedic. Paramedics are registered Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). They care for patients with various healthcare needs in out of hospital settings. To prepare you for this role, you’ll learn to assess and manage patients with almost any injury and illness. You’ll experience over 2000 hours in clinical practice learning in diverse clinical settings, such as; -Ambulance placements -Emergency Departments -Surgical Decisions Units -End of Life Care -Airway Management -Mental Health Assessment and Management -Paediatric specialist facilities. Our excellent teaching facilities include; -dedicated specialist clinical skills suites -extensive range of simulation resources/equipment. We have developed the course in consultation and partnership with healthcare providers including South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. Our friendly teaching team have extensive Paramedic experience. And you'll be supported by an Academic Advisor and Link Lecturer as well as the Student Paramedic Society.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

At Oxford Brookes we are delighted to welcome international students from across the world. We have information on how to apply to Oxford Brookes as an international applicant on our website.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks



Some first aid experience (e.g. St John's, life guard) and healthcare experience (e.g. care home, hospital). Valid UK car driving licence.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)IELTS 6.5 overall. Reading 6.5. Writing 6.5. Listening 6.0. Speaking 6.0.

Further information on our English language requirements can be found on our website.

Unistats information

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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
International £16700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that tuition fees may increase in subsequent years for both new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Oxford Brookes University intends to continue to set fees at the maximum level permitted for new and returning Home and EU students. Fees are subject to agreement by the Office for Students.

Sponsorship information

All eligible paramedic science students on courses from September 2020 (new and continuing) will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back. For more information please visit For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages

Paramedic Science at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS