Why Paramedic Science? Our Paramedic Science degree gives you both the theory and practical skills you’ll need to be a successful paramedic, working at the cutting-edge of healthcare in a dynamic and sought-after role. With opportunities to work in practice settings and take on real-world challenges alongside experienced paramedics, our graduates will stand out from the competition. You’ll learn the latest techniques and practices from lecturers with extensive knowledge of contemporary pre-hospital care, utilising cutting-edge equipment and simulated medical settings. You’ll benefit from training with ultra-realistic Lifecast Body Simulation and SynDaver anatomy manikins, along with iSimulate REALITi defibrillators and ECG simulation technology, helping properly prepare you for the challenges you’ll face in the real world. Developed in partnership with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT), our course is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which enables graduates to apply for HCPC registration as a paramedic. On completion of this course, you’ll be ready to enter a challenging but meaningful career with the decision-making, leadership and communication skills needed to work effectively, safely and ethically. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you’ll benefit from a wide range of courses and professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff means you will enjoy a diverse range of sports clubs, societies and activities whilst making friends for life and securing valuable professional connections. Our specialised and experienced lecturers treat our students as more than just a number, and care about their futures. Alongside their support, guest speakers, networking events and work placements will help you prepare for life after graduation, whether that be in a successful career in your field or onto further study. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire. Cheltenham and Gloucester offer the best of city and country living, with the rolling hills of the Cotswolds paired with vibrant nightclubs and stunning parks in the bustling town and city centres. After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers. Experience an open day Book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. Our open days have been designed to inform you, inspire you, and help you make the right decision about your next step. It’s your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our friendly student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
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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- Oxstalls Campus - Gloucester
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us. Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/in-your-region/pages/in-your-country.aspx
You must have a minimum of 5 subjects at GCSE Grade 4/C or above, including English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Valid Drivers Licence DBS (criminal records check)
English language requirements
International students will need IELTS, with a score of 7.0 in all areas.
English Language requirements
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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