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
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
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. https://www.brookes.ac.uk/Study/International-students/Applying-to-arriving/How-to-apply
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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
|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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee 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 https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund For general sources of financial support, see our Fees and funding pages https://www.brookes.ac.uk/study#feesandfunding